Politics

A rainy day in Istanbul (Photo by Thomas Leuthard)

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Can Turkey weather political scandal? Forecast gloomy.

A street scene from Yazd, Iran. (Photo by Nate Robert).

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A recent boom in tourism to Iran has sparked excitement in the Seattle travel community. It’s also created a new sense of hope for Iranian...

More than 500 Muslim Americans gathered in the state capitol in Monday to send a clear message to the Legislature: protect low-income housing, pass the DREAM Act and vote against invasive drone surveillance. (Photo by Atia Musazay)

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Hundreds of Muslims from around Washington gathered at the state capitol Monday with clear messages for their legislators. For Amira Al-Salami, Martin Luther King Jr....

An ash covered Mundarichild celebrates the first South Sudan Independence Day in 2011. (Photo by Giovanni Turco / Freedom House DC)

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I come from a place with a long memory of war. Starting in the mid-fifties, we fought two civil wars, that both times lasted two...

Magdaleno Rose-Avila addresses the crowd at an immigration rally in Seattle in 2006. (Photo courtesy of Rose-Avila)

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With his tenure at the city's Office of Immigrant Refugee Affairs ending, Seattle activist Magdaleno Rose-Avila is back at his typewriter to carry on...