Added on 26/12/2012
The View From Fez
Australia , Bondi Beach , Fiji , Hawaii , London , Morocco , Orientalism , Paris , Rome , Sydney , Thailand , Tourism
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: If a family of Moroccans were to find themselves on Bondi Beach they’d find it ‘exotic’. But that’s not a word used to sell Australia
Added on 26/11/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Caribbean , Jeddah , Newcastle , Paris , Saudi Arabia , Saudi government , United Kingdom , United States , Women , Women's issues
ROB L. WAGNER: There has been an outcry about the service the Saudi authorities provide to men to keep track of their wives. It doesn’t go far enough
Added on 09/11/2012
Adobe , Ghost Town , Golden Tulip hotel , Google+ , Hajar mountains , Jordan , Maldives , Muscat , Oman , Paris , Tourism
SARAH WALTON: They don’t make it easy for you to reach some of Oman’s tourist treasures but with a little effort you’ll find it. Certainly worth the trouble.
Added on 05/11/2012
Abu Dhabi , Crown Prince , Doha , Dubai , Economy , Emir , EUR , Europe , Fifa World Cup , France , French government , Hamad bin Jassem al-Thani , Iran , Khalifah Al Thani , Kuwait , London , Mali , Manama , National Front , Oil and gas , Paris , President , Qatar , Qatar 2022 , Qatar Foundation , Qatar Investment Authority , Saudi Arabia , Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani , United Kingdom , United States
DAVID ROBERTS: Qatar’s plan to invest a large sum of money into one of Paris’s poorest areas has led to attacks from left and right. So what’s happening?
Added on 13/10/2012
Activist , Ali Ferzat , America , Bashar al-Assad , Cartoonist , Civil society , Damascus , David Ignatius , Egypt , European parliament , France , Germany , Journalism , Lebanon , Literature , Palestinian Territories , Paris , Poet , President , Samar Yazbek , Syria , The Washington Post , United Kingdom , United States , vocal critic
MICH CAFE: One is a lawyer and human rights activist the other is a leading author but the bravery of both women has been acknowledged by a wider audience
Added on 24/09/2012
Aleppo , Army , Bashar al-Assad , Bloggers , Journalism , Lebanon , Paris , President , Reporters Without Borders , Syria , Syrian Observatory , U.S. government , United States , YouTube
MICH CAFE: Abdelkareem al-Oqda was a Syrian blogger and citizen journalist who exposed the horrors of the Syrian revolution and for that he has been killed.
Added on 09/09/2012
Afghanistan , Albania , America , Barack Obama , California , Cambodia , China , Clinton , Congress , Energy , George W. Bush , Hitler , Impotence , Internal Revenue Service , Iraq , Israel , Japan , Jerusalem , Lincoln , Lyndon Johnson , Middle East , midwife , Mitt Romney , National Front , North Carolina , Obama , Pakistan , Paranoia , Paris , Poland , President , prime minster , Richard Nixon , Ronald Reagan , Russia , Sheldon Adelson , Sunday Times , The New York Times , Twitter , United Kingdom , United States , US Elections , US Treasury , Vietnam , White House
STEVE ROYSTON: Preparation involves coming up with diversionary tactics whenever the question is likely to produce a response unpalatable to the listening millions.
Added on 27/08/2012
Common Ground News Service
America , Arabs , Beirut , Brazil , Canada , Food and Drink , France , Immigration , Nada Akl , Paris , United States
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
Added on 17/08/2012
The View From Fez
Abdelilah Benkirane , Afghanistan , Africa , African Union , Al Qaeda , Algeria , Algiers , BBC , Burkina Faso , Canada , Captain , electricity consumption , EUR , Europe , European Union , foreign ministry official , France , interim President , Le Matin , Libya , Mali , Mauritania , Middle East , military leader , Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz , Morocco , Niger , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Northern Mali , Obama administration , Paris , political solution , President , Prime Minister , Quebec , Rabat , Sahara , Security Council , Somalia , Soviet Union , starvation , Taliban , The Maghreb , The Telegraph , Tripoli , Tunisia , UN Security Council , United Nations , United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees , United States , Washington , West Africa , Western Libya , White House , World Bank
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: While international attention is focused on Syria events in the Maghreb are threatening to spin out of control
Added on 04/08/2012
The View From Fez
airline , Aviation , Casablanca , CEO , Easyjet , Economy , EUR , Madrid , Marrakech , Moroccan government , Morocco , Paris , Ryanair , Spain , Tangier
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: First it was Ryanair, now it’s Easyjet. The outlook for Morocco’s tourism industry looks grim.
Added on 01/08/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Belgium , Brookings Institution , Europe , European Union , France , Geert Wilders , Germany , Islam , Netherlands , Paris , Switzerland , Taliban , The Netherlands , United Kingdom , Western Europe
ROB L. WAGNER: They provide an easy scapegoat for right-wing politicians looking to attribute blame for economic woes. Assimilation or integration?
Added on 27/05/2012
Afghanistan , America , Baghdad , Cairo , Egypt , Europe , France , International Monetary Fund , Iraq , Kabul , Libya , Middle East , Paris , Sana’a , Somalia , Sudan , Syria , Tunisia , United Nations , West Bank , Yemen , Yemeni military
DANIEL M. VARISCO: Whether it’s Syria or Yemen the bloodshed just seems to go on. It’s always been so.
Added on 15/05/2012
Amman , Army , Baghdad , Bahrain , Co-Editor , Europe , Georgetown , Harvard , Iraq , Journalism , Kuwait , Literature , Mahmoud Darwish , Massachusetts , Novelist , Paris , Poet , Rome , Saddam Hussein , Sinan Antoon , Syria , travel ban , United Nations , United States , Yemen
TABSIR: A celebrated novelist, poet and filmmaker Sinan Antoon reflects on life in Iraq before and after the fall of Saddam Hussein
Added on 12/05/2012
Shelina Zahra Janmohamed
Australia , British Museum , France , Front National , Indonesia , Islam , Israel , Literature , London , Malaysia , New York , Paris , Public Relations , Saadiyat Island , Saudi Arabia , the Louvre
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: While arts from the Muslim world are widely celebrated in the West, they are less appreciated within umma.
Added on 30/04/2012
Al Ahram , Al Ahram Weekly , Cairo , Egypt , Farouk , Gamal al-Ghitani , Literature , Naguib Mahfouz , Novelist , Paris , Tawfiq al-Hakim
M. LYNX-QUALEY: It may be Cairo’s oldest book market but heritage is no protector from increasing development
Added on 04/03/2012
Africa , Asia , China , consumer products , Europe , Jeddah , London , Middle East , Paris , President , Saudi Arabia , Shanghai , Tokyo
AMERICAN BEDU: GCC residents and in particular Saudis are great fans of all things Disney. Will we see one of their parks here?
Added on 06/02/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Abu Dhabi , Abu Dhabi's Executive Council , Berlin , Brookings Institution , deputy chairman , Dubai , Egypt , Europe , Guggenheim , Iran , Las Vegas , Louvre Abu Dhabi , Massachusetts , New York , Paris , Ramallah , Saadiyat Island , Saud , Saudi Arabia , Spain , Tehran , The Guardian , the Louvre , The New York Times , UAE , United Arab Emirates , Zayed National Museum
ROB L. WAGNER: The Abu Dhabi authorities surprisingly announced the resurrection of their three-museum project. Who’s it for, though?
Added on 06/01/2012
Abdul Aziz Khoja , Activist , Al Qaeda , Al Watan , Cairo , Democracy , Marriott Hotel , minister of information and culture , Ministry of Culture and Information , Paris , Riyadh , Saleh Al-Shehi , Saudi Arabia , Social Media , Twitter , Women , Women's issues
AHMED AL OMRAN: The fallout from the ‘Marriott Foyer Incident’ continues. Is such debate an unnecessary diversion from the real issues facing the Kingdom?
Added on 23/11/2011
Art , Cairo , Egypt , Khaled Mattawa , Laila Soliman , Libya , Literature , Novelist , Paris , Poet , Samar Yazbek , Syria , Tahrir Square , The Guardian
M.LYNX-QUALEY: Dina Adel asserts that all this means art in Egypt (and perhaps beyond) is undergoing a renaissance, another Nahda…
Added on 05/11/2011
Matt J. Duffy
Abu Dhabi , Associated Press , Bahrain , Dubai , Journalism , Middle East , Oil , Paris , self-censorship , United Arab Emirates
MATT J. DUFFY: The people of the UAE deserve to know the context surrounding this trial. The press does them a disservice by ignoring crucial elements of the story.