SARAH WALTON: I’ve done the hard yards in the service industry so I feel entitled to comment on the appalling nature of service in restaurants here.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Genetically modified food is becoming a battleground between large U.S corporates and small states. The UAE is on the side of ‘right’.
ABU MOHAMMED: There is a great deal of misunderstanding concerning the nature and practice of Islam. Here are some key points.
JONATHAN COOK: Evidence has recently emerged of the programme that Israel initiated to manufacture further Palestinian despair.
ANDREA LUCHETTA: Mahmoud Al Sarsak’s detention became an international cause celebre. He has recounted his experience in Israeli jail
STEVE ROYSTON: The ‘Education Industry’ as I call it is failing to deliver and everywhere you look there is clear evidence of same. I have some ideas
ALICE ROSS, INFORMED COMMENT: A new report from Human Rights Watch reveals the true extent of Libya’s involvement as a CIA facilitator
JENNIFER LOEWENSTEIN, MONDOWEISS: Both individuals wrote diaries about their experience of oppression. Only one, however, is globally celebrated.
NADA AKL: How to stay connected and yet integrate with your new community – it’s a balancing act that many young immigrants are successfully negotiating
VIDEO: Last year as protests spread across the Arab world, people in Jordan also protested about the price of food. It is still an issue in Amman.
SUSAN AL SHAHRI: As the Holy Month draws to a close I find myself contemplating the various aspects of a modern day Ramadan
VIDEO: Refraining from food and water is a challenge for many, but it is more difficult in countries like Sweden where the days are longer.
VIDEO, ITN: Made in Jordan – the biggest falafel in the world. And it’s official: It’s in the Guinness World Records and weighs more than 70kg.
RYAN STROM, CGNEWS: There are many practical steps that Muslims can take this Ramadan to help preserve and protect the planet.
SUSAN AL SHAHRI: The first drops of rain tell me that the Dhofar Festival is not far away. If you’re up for the weird it’s a great destination
SARAH WALTON: Every Friday she cooks for her husband we frequently receive ‘surprise’ visits from friends who are in thrall to her dishes.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: The food had been very good indeed. But we had picked our way carefully around an outrageously expensive menu and wine list.
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: The PJD is beginning to deliver on its promises to attack any public references to alcohol. There’s a lot more to come