Iran's Looming Water Crisis Leaves Farmers With A Stark Choice

Arwa Aburawa | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK
Arwa Aburawa

As the wells and dwindling groundwater resources run dry the farmers are left with a stark choice; either reform their traditional, yet wasteful, irrigation practices or abandon their family land for nearby, dense urban centres where they will have find work outside their skill set.

From the Outside Looking In

Julian Tan | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Julian Tan

As a Malaysian who has been in Britain for the past six years for higher education, I, like many other Malaysians living overseas have had the painfully frustrating ordeal of witnessing the socio-political travesties that have developed in recent years back home.

A Fatal Tweet Has Killed Another Critic of Bashar al Assad

Nehad Ismail | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Politics
Nehad Ismail

A blast in Beirut Friday 27 December killed at least five people including Mohamad Chatah a former minister and advisor to the former Prime Minister Saad Hariri, the Lebanese News Agency reported.

Angola - Music and the Movement

Ana de Sousa | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ana de Sousa

Informal music production in Luanda operates in a fascinating alternative market; from kuduro to hiphop, young artists have found a way around costly, high-end commercial music production, and instead produce tracks in makeshift studios, record them onto blank CDs, print them themselves, and distribute the material through the city's candongeuiro network and market places.

The Sexual Exploitation of Underage White Girls: If It's Not About Race What Is It About?

Adele Wilde-Blavatsky | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK
Adele Wilde-Blavatsky

Race crime has been in the headlines again. This time, two reports of men from predominantly Muslim communities, sexually exploiting and raping underage white girls.

Mubarak's Last Days: The Other Side of the Story

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK
Faisal J. Abbas

How could you possibly resist reading a book which has a title like: Tahrir: The Last 18 Days of Mubarak?

The Blood Stained Twin Evils of Syria

Nehad Ismail | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK
Nehad Ismail

Every serious analysis of the Syrian situation I read these days does have a reference to the two most dreaded words in Syria "Al Baath and Al Shabbiha". In my view these are the twin evils of Damascus.

The Shameful Silence of the Arab World About the Crimes of the Syrian Regime

Nehad Ismail | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK
Nehad Ismail

Most Arab States and Arab media have chosen to remain silent about the brutal crackdown by the Syrian regime against unarmed civilian protesters. The ...