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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.

COLUMNISTS
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.

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ANALYSIS: Britain is seriously milking its love of democracy

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

The UK is going to the polls… again. This will be the second general election in less than ...

ANALYSIS: How does one death make a headline when others don’t?

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Is it true that attacks in the West get more coverage than those in other parts of the world? And ...

Keeping calm and carrying on, with Brexit, defies the terrorists

Thursday, 30 March 2017

It’s barely a week since Khalid Masood carried out his deadly attack in London, killing ...

It’s the 21st Century, and some people still believe women are inferior

Wednesday, 08 March 2017

A recent poll that asked more than 17,500 people if men and women should enjoy equal rights, found ...

The UK is boasting an employment high, it’s not what it seems

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Recent news from the UK tells us that the country’s unemployment level is at an 11-year low ...

Has Trump’s seven-nation ban been misunderstood?

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Every country has a right to defend its borders, but there has to be a better way than the approach ...

Let’s not be surprised by Trump’s ineloquence, no matter how grating it is

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

A lot of commentators have expressed their views about President Donald Trump, his inauguration ...

This holiday season, here’s what we should do for Syria’s children

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

In August the world briefly showed its outrage when five-year-old Omran Daqneesh was pictured being ...

Driving isn’t a right, it’s a privilege; so slow down and show some respect

Friday, 25 November 2016

Earlier this week there was a 25-car pile-up on the Al Ain-Abu Dhabi highway in the UAE. The police ...

Trump’s victory isn’t isolated, it’s part of a disenfranchised tsunami

Wednesday, 09 November 2016

Donald Trump’s victory should probably not come as much of a surprise as it has, given the ...

What if we all got to choose the president of America?

Monday, 07 November 2016

When the Americans go to polling stations on Tuesday they won’t just be electing a new ...

The UN’s idea of women’s empowerment is fiction

Sunday, 23 October 2016

What was the United Nations thinking when it decided to make the fictitious comic book superhero ...

Are we on the brink of World War Three, or has it started?

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Up until recently I would regularly argue that the world was in a more peaceful time than in any ...

No Nobel for the noble: Should the White Helmets have won the Nobel Peace Prize?

Saturday, 08 October 2016

On Friday the Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize – this was ...

The illogical trend of prejudice

Friday, 30 September 2016

For me it is hard to see how anyone can explain in any rational way any form of bigotry. It seems to ...

Of selfie, narcissism and going ‘social’

Monday, 12 September 2016

When I was a child I remember going through photo albums looking at images of groups of faces ...

The planet’s future depends on choices we make now

Thursday, 08 September 2016

Last week the US and China said they would ratify the Paris Agreement, which commits the two massive ...

The significance of the white clothes during Hajj

Thursday, 08 September 2016

If you happen to be in an airport when you read this and pass by the departure gate for Saud Arabia, ...

Gulf nations lead way in climate change as temperatures soar

Friday, 02 September 2016

The US envoy for climate change has told Al Arabiya English he’s confident the Paris Agreement ...

France’s tough act on Muslims is causing divides not fighting terror

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

There’s no denying the fact that the French have good reason to be angry – they have ...

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