Protests in India’s Assam to grant citizenship to religious minorities, except Muslims

Tuesday, 08 January 2019

Thousands of people in northeastern India protested Monday over a proposal to grant citizenship to ......

Pakistan’s ‘powerlifting’ sisters proud to represent nation, inspire youth

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

As four girls, proudly donning green and white training kit, step into a shabby gymnasium in the ......

Chants of ‘Arabian Gulf’, ‘Death to Dictator’ ring out in Iran football stadia

Saturday, 11 August 2018

Social media portals in Iran were flooded with videos on Thursday and Friday carrying footage of ......

An inside look at the native Christian community of Kuwait

Monday, 25 December 2017

Kuwait’s first Christian pastor Amanuel Benjamin Ghareeb remembers sitting down for a test on ......

The death of political process in Pakistan

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Azeem Ibrahim is Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Policy and Adj Research Professor at the Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College. He completed his PhD from the University of Cambridge and served as an International Security Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a World Fellow at Yale. Over the years he has met and advised numerous world leaders on policy development and was ranked as a Top 100 Global Thinker by the European Social Think Tank in 2010 and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He tweets @AzeemIbrahim


Pakistan’s long-persecuted Ahmadis fear becoming election scapegoat

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Crammed into buses and mini-vans, more than 10,000 Pakistanis traveled to a mosque on the outskirts ......

I’ll embrace cultural appropriation, but on my terms

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Yara al Wazir is a humanitarian activist. She is the founder of The Green Initiative ME and a developing partner of Sharek Stories. She can be followed and contacted on twitter @YaraWazir


State of minorities in the bigger Levant picture

Monday, 14 November 2016

Eyad Abu Shakra (also written as Ayad Abou-Chakra) began his media career in 1973 with Annahar newspaper in Lebanon. He joined Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper in the UK in 1979, occupying several positions including: Senior Editor, Managing Editor, and Head of Research Unit, as well as being a regular columnist. He has several published works, including books, chapters in edited books, and specialized articles, in addition to frequent regular TV and radio appearances. Eyad tweets @eyad1949


Divided America: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future

Thursday, 29 September 2016

Consider two women in their 70s, both residents of the Kansas City area. One is white and affluent; ......

Oscars organizers invite new members in diversity push

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Organizers of the Oscars, facing an outcry over the lack of diversity on its voting board for the ......

Iran's religions and peoples

Saturday, 21 November 2015


Audio: What Keith Vaz actually said about UK blasphemy law

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

A major row erupted on Twitter on Monday following an Al Arabiya News (English) interview with ......

Harsh treatment of non-Persian ethnic minorities in Iran

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

The Iranian authorities continue their campaign against minorities, through a series of arrests ......

Azerbaijanis in Baku protest in support to Azeris in Iran

Thursday, 12 November 2015

A new day of protests in the cities and provinces inhabited by Turkish Azeri majority in Iran, in ......

Will the minorities protests gain momentum in Iran ?

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Would minorities’ protests continue in Iran? Will it gain any momentum? Last Hour posed the ......