Cool Thinking Not Grandstanding Needed in Bahrain Now
STEVE ROYSTON: The problems facing Bahrain are formidable and the tension is increasing as Ashoura approaches. Some thoughts on how to deal with these issues.
Hajj Exhibition: ‘Standing in Another’s Shoes’
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: A major exhibition in the British Museum is attempting to recreate the experience of Hajj.
The Bahrain Bomb: Measured Response Required
DAVID ROBERTS: It was a small, amateur-ish device causing little damage and no injuries. Authorities should investigate thoroughly before acting.
He Who Got Slapped: Ahmadinejad
DAVID ROBERTS: Under a section titled ‘He who got slapped’ someone from the US Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan reported the confrontation…
An Encounter with the True Meaning of Ashura
STEVE ROYSTON – In the two hours I listened, I couldn’t begin to understand the intricacies. But I was struck by the gentle emotion, and parallels to Easter.