The selfie fad has reached epidemic proportions, but we don’t live in more narcissistic times. Selfie-absorption is as old as civilisation itself.
Before ISIS began targeting Iraq’s minorities and cultural heritage, it set to work veiling women in a new dark age, reversing decades of hard-won gains.
If an Arab says he’ll kill you, don’t worry – he wants to buy you dinner. Whether Arabic dialects are a single language is politcal, not linguistic.
In Egypt, sexual harassment is a largely urban phenomenon fuelled by a sense of male powerlessness, insecurity and unrealistic gender ideals.
Google doodles must be the most fleeting yet most highly visited exhibition on the planet honouring both the famous and the quirky.
I ask if he is making friends… She tells me he has black skin, lifting her arm to show me in case I don’t comprehend the significance.
The power of Palestinian literature lies in its ability to make a word of difference, gradually shifting perceptions and, through them, reality.
Andrew knew the first time he opened the box that it would lead to no good. But he did it anyway. He couldn’t help it.
The outside world primarily see Palestinians as two-dimensional heroes or villains. A new generation of artists and writers is adding a vital third dimension, the human.
Conversing about camel’s milk may not be the most useful Arabic to learn, but learning the language can open up the Arab world to Europeans.