Peter Harrison
Peter Harrison

Peter Harrison is a British photojournalist whose career spans three decades, working for print, digital and broadcast media in the UK and the UAE. He's covered a broad spectrum of subjects, from health issues and farming in England, to the refugee crisis in Lebanon and the war in Afghanistan. He is a former senior editor with Al Arabiya English and tweets @PhotoPJHarrison.

How did the Ramadan lantern become a symbol of the holy month?

The Fanous has become a worldwide symbol that represents the holy month...

Registered for a postal vote in the UK referendum? It might not be enough

If, like me, you registered for a postal vote thinking this would be sufficient, think again...

Fake bomb sparks evacuation at Old Trafford

British police later said the suspect package found at Old Trafford was an “incredibly lifelike explosive device”...

The unreasonable request: ‘Describe yourself in 101 characters’

All too often I hear people complaining about society’s constant desire to pigeonhole people ...

London’s first Muslim mayor’s warm Twitter welcome

The election of Sadiq Khan as London’s first Muslim mayor has been welcomed by all walks of life ...

Brits abroad urged to take part in Brexit referendum

British expats have just weeks left to register to vote in the upcoming referendum on the nation’s membership within the EU...

Syria’s Aleppo on the brink of a humanitarian crisis? Hasn’t that happened?

As a journalist working for an international website I find myself regularly questioning the logic behind what riles the world and the language used. Take the recent announcement that Aleppo was on...

Brothers arrested for parents' murder in US, Muslim community rocked

Police investigating the murder of a Bangladeshi Muslim couple found shot dead in their San Jose home in California have arrested their two sons. In a statement issued by San Jose Police Department...