Cracking down on the press is becoming the norm
Donald Trump’s presidency was bookended by the White House pushing “alternative facts” about the size of the crowd at Trump’s...
10 Years on the assassination of Osama bin Laden
The terrorist organisation that changed the trajectory of global politics through its spectacular attack on September 11, 2001 has survived...

Opinion

Could the leaked Javad Zarif tape end up inadvertently giving centrists and reformists a greater chance in the upcoming elections? Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has defended his controversial ...
As Western countries take a backseat, the UAE is gradually building a region that empowers Russia and China – much at the expense of American and European leverage. The coverage ...
Sanctions kill ordinary folk while elites carry on as usual. This should be the lesson of the US and its Western allies, which impose sanctions on countries, which do not ...
Caught unprepared, the BJP government has looked woefully unequal to the task of handling a devastating second wave. As India faces its worst-ever health calamity since independence in 1947, the ...
The holy month of Ramadan is an opportunity for us to rethink how we rear our food and its impact on society and our environment. While fasting in the holy ...
The animating logic behind Israel’s punitive carceral system is to weaken Palestinian morale and their ability to organise through unjust imprisonment and disproportionate sentences. Israeli oppression and imprisonment of Palestinians ...
There is an encouraging quote by Maya Angelou which states: “Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all ...
Egypt has witnessed many train accidents in recent weeks, with dozens of people being killed. The first accident was in late March and was due to a collision between two ...
Indeed, we no longer know whether we are living in a circus or in a country that we owe to more than it owes us. We no longer know if ...

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