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WATCH: Surrogacy: Nigeria's taboo, but booming business

Saturday, 29 December 2018

Ada became a surrogate mother after her landlord threatened to evict her family from their apartment ......

Identity politics and the threat to individualism

Monday, 29 October 2018

Dr. Adil Rasheed is Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence and Strategic Analyses (IDSA) based in New Delhi since August 2016. For over 20 years, he has been a journalist, researcher, political commentator for various international think tanks and media organizations, both in the United Arab Emirates and India. He was Senior Research Fellow at the United Services Institution of India (USI) for two years from 2014 to 2016, where he still holds the honorary title of Distinguished Fellow. He has also worked at the Abu Dhabi-based think tank The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) for eight years (2006-14).

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Beacon of hope for India’s 100-million lonely senior citizens

Monday, 22 October 2018

India’s 100-million-odd senior citizens are ploughing a lonely furrow, thanks to the ......

WATCH: Destitute Yemeni builds home in a tree

Monday, 15 October 2018

Yemeni Ahmed Houbeichi is not acting out some childhood fantasy when he peers down on the street ......

VIDEO: The family of last WWI soldier looks back on his life

Monday, 15 October 2018

Born in 1894 and enlisted after showing his prowess as a wrestler, Abdoulaye Ndiaye was a Senegalese ......

Big spectacles, bigger shoes

Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Turki Aldakhil is the former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. He began his career as a print journalist, covering politics and culture for the Saudi newspapers Okaz, Al-Riyadh and Al-Watan. He then moved to pan-Arab daily Al-Hayat and pan-Arab news magazine Al-Majalla. Turki later became a radio correspondent for the French-owned pan-Arab Radio Monte Carlo and MBC FM. He proceeded to Elaph, an online news magazine and Alarabiya.net, the news channel’s online platform. Over a ten-year period, Dakhil’s weekly Al Arabiya talk show “Edaat” (Spotlights) provided an opportunity for proponents of Arab and Islamic social reform to make their case to a mass audience. Turki also owns Al Mesbar Studies and Research Centre and Madarek Publishing House in Dubai. He has received several awards and honors, including the America Abroad Media annual award for his role in supporting civil society, human rights and advancing women’s roles in Gulf societies. He tweets @TurkiAldakhil.

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The investment that will never fail

Tuesday, 02 October 2018

Turki Aldakhil is the former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. He began his career as a print journalist, covering politics and culture for the Saudi newspapers Okaz, Al-Riyadh and Al-Watan. He then moved to pan-Arab daily Al-Hayat and pan-Arab news magazine Al-Majalla. Turki later became a radio correspondent for the French-owned pan-Arab Radio Monte Carlo and MBC FM. He proceeded to Elaph, an online news magazine and Alarabiya.net, the news channel’s online platform. Over a ten-year period, Dakhil’s weekly Al Arabiya talk show “Edaat” (Spotlights) provided an opportunity for proponents of Arab and Islamic social reform to make their case to a mass audience. Turki also owns Al Mesbar Studies and Research Centre and Madarek Publishing House in Dubai. He has received several awards and honors, including the America Abroad Media annual award for his role in supporting civil society, human rights and advancing women’s roles in Gulf societies. He tweets @TurkiAldakhil.

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Saudi-Arab Society for Culture launches institution for arts training

Tuesday, 02 October 2018

The Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts has launched on Monday an institution to develop ......

Water pollution lays waste to Iraq's oil-rich south

Monday, 03 September 2018

Rising salinity and toxic waste in the waters of Basra is not only killing off the fish population ......

In Kenya, rubbish reborn as art

Monday, 03 September 2018

In a room that is both home and studio, Evans Ngure works on a sculpture, a fantastical fish ......

Human awareness, self-consciousness and its impact on ‘fiqh’

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Hassan AlMustafa is Saudi journalist with interest in middle east and Gulf politics. His writing focuses on social media, Arab youth affairs and Middle Eastern societal matters. His twitter handle is @halmustafa.

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Muslim Spiderman's French fairy tale sparks migrant pride and envy

Friday, 01 June 2018

At the French migrant workers' hostel where "Spiderman" Mamoudou Gassama was sleeping on a ......

UAE issues new laws regulating organization, upkeep for mosques

Thursday, 17 May 2018

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a federal law concerning the ......

VIDEO: Fearing mass shootings, some US schools turn to armored equipment

Saturday, 10 March 2018

Linda Bragg wrote a "quote of the day" on the small whiteboard in her classroom, a ......

At beloved falafel shop, Syrians get taste of pre-war Raqqa

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Amid the ruins of Raqqa, a small red shop is bringing some color back to the city. The al-Malik ......

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