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 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 04/05/2012
The View From Fez
Casablanca , European Union , France , Middle Atlas Mountains , Mohammed VI , Morocco , Rome
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: The wine industry is going from strength to strength.
Added on 28/01/2012
Apple , Bahrain , Bill Gates , China , David Beckham , Davos , Economics , Egypt , Europe , Fidel Castro , film maker , Glenn Beck , Internal Revenue Service , London , London School of Economics , Malta , Manufacturing , Middle East , Mobile Phones , Qatar , Rome , Saudi Arabia , Switzerland , Tea Party , travel document , United Kingdom , United States , US government , Warren Buffett , Western Europe
STEVE ROYSTON: An Angell visited the other day. Not one with wings, but a Welshman with a biting tongue and the rhetorical skills of David Lloyd George.
Added on 12/12/2011
Catholic Church , Christianity , Christmas , Damascus , Deir Mar Musa , Lebanon , Life , Mediterranean , Middle East , Paolo Dall’Oglio , Protests , Red Crescent , Red Cross , Rome , Syria , Syrian Desert , Syrian government
MICH CAFE: A fortnight ago, Fr. Paolo posted a Christmas message on the monastery’s web site. The message did not go down well in Damascus.
Added on 03/12/2011
Arabian Peninsula , Bahrain , Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry , East Africa , GCC , Gulf Daily News , Iran , Israel , Middle East , Mossad , North Africa , Northern Ireland , Rome , Saddam Hussain , Tony Blair
STEVE ROYSTON: Should the Iranian threat – whether in terms of moral support or actual intervention – be one of Bahrain’s principal concerns?
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Baghdad , Cairo , Church of the Holy Sepulchre , Herod’s Temple , Israel , Istanbul , Jerusalem , London , Middle East , Palestine , political solutions , Riyadh , Rome , Simon Sebag Montefiore , United Kingdom , Winston Churchill
STEVE ROYSTON: It’s a city that is sacred to Muslims, Christians and Jews but it appears to have attracted its fair share of ‘complicated characters’ in its rich past.
Added on 04/05/2011
Aleppo , Dubai , Oil , Petra , Photos , Rome , Sana’a , Tunisia
SARAH WALTON: Possibly Bur Dubai is the soul. At least it is the heart – geographically it sits smack in the middle of the city and without it, Dubai could very possibly be a robot.
Added on 23/04/2011
Activist , BBC , Benjamin Netanyahu , Daniel Pipes , Egypt , European Union , Food and Drink , Gaza , Hamas , International Solidarity Movement , Israel , James Miller , Jerusalem , Journalist , Juliano Mer Khamis , New York Times , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Prime Minister , Rachel Corrie , Rome , Tom Hurndall , United States , Vittorio Arrigoni
RAMZY BAROUD: Grief and despair have been the overwhelming emotions felt by those who knew Vik Arrigoni. He has, however, left us an enduring message.
Added on 08/01/2011
Abbas ibn Firnas , Academy Award , Actor , Africa , Asia , Common Ground News Service , Cordoba , DC , Europe , Greece , Islam , Istanbul , London , New York , Pew Research Center , Rome , Spain , United Kingdom , Washington
MARIUM SATTAR: An exhibition showcasing the discoveries of Islam’s ‘Golden Age’ has attracted visitors in the hundreds of thousands, and helped overturn some pervasive prejudices.