Tag: israel

A recipe for mashing civilisations

By Khaled Diab The migratory history of foodstuffs and cuisines reveals that our dinner tables, like our societies, are both melting pots and salad bowls of ingredients from many different civilisations. Wednesday 8 December 2021 Arabs are convinced they speak…

Gaza’s endless catch-22s

By Khaled Diab Israel will not lift its blockade of Gaza until Hamas is removed from power, but Hamas will not fall so long as there is a blockade. This is just one of the many tragic, circular paradoxes in…

Sacrificing Gaza’s children

By Boštjan Videmšek Gaza’s traumatised children are paying the heaviest price for the endless wars raining down on them. Israel, Hamas and the international community have all failed them. Sunday 23 May 2021 Of the 65 children killed during the…

Living in a nightmare: Gaza’s unending tragedy

Boštjan Videmšek Trauma, depression, destitution and hopelessness are the daily realities with which Gaza’s besieged population must contend. Sunday 8 December 2019 It all began with a savage detonation. It was still the dead of night, but the sky above…

Alt-jihad – Part I: Dying to kill

In the first of a series of articles exploring the disturbing parallels between radical Islamic and White/Christian extremism, Khaled Diab examines whether far-right suicide attackers could become a phenomenon.