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How a village with 5,000 inhabitants went ‘missing’ in India’s Bihar state

Friday, 28 September 2018

Heard of a village with a huge population having ever gone missing? Sounds weird, incredible but a ......

PHOTOS: Open-air museum of restored traditional mansions wow visitors in India

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Phased wiping of traditional localities including its homes and vernacular architecture in cities ......

New excavations in UAE Island uncover 8,000-year-old village

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

New excavations by archaeologists in United Arab Emirates’ Marawah island, near the capital ......

Saudi village residents living among beautiful mountains focus on agriculture

Sunday, 10 June 2018

A village in southern Saudi Arabia has combined agriculture and mountains where its residents have ......

Israeli court approves demolition of Palestinian village in West Bank

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Israel’s supreme court ruled on Thursday in favor of demolishing a Palestinian Bedouin village ......

Pakistani villager faces action over plane crash ‘hoax call’

Friday, 24 March 2017

A call to the emergency services Rescue 1122 about a plane crash near Kallar Syedan in Rawalpindi on ......

Why has India’s ‘first digital village’ project shut down?

Monday, 13 February 2017

Despite the ever-growing chorus for Digital India, the country’s “first minority cyber ......

Labor of love in the villages of Laos

Saturday, 19 March 2016

Ehtesham Shahid is Managing Editor at Al Arabiya English. For close to two decades he has worked as editor, correspondent, and business writer for leading publications, news wires and research organizations in India and the Gulf region. He loves to occasionally dabble with teaching and is collecting material for a book on unique tales of rural conflict and transformation from around the world. His twitter handle is @e2sham and he can be reached at Ehtesham.Shahid@alarabiya.net.

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U.S.-backed Syrian rebels seize town near Iraqi border

Friday, 13 November 2015

A recently formed U.S.-backed Syrian rebel alliance captured on Friday the town of al-Houl in Hasaka ......

ISIS battles Syria rebels for key supply lifeline

Sunday, 09 August 2015

Militants from ISIS battled rebel forces, including Islamists, on Sunday for a series of key ......

Indian woman stripped, paraded on donkey as punishment

Monday, 10 November 2014

A woman was partially stripped naked and paraded on a donkey through her village in northern India ......

Bomb blast kills seven troops in Algeria

Sunday, 13 July 2014

A roadside bomb has killed three Algerian soldiers and four auxiliaries in the west of the North ......

Obama: religious violence has no place in U.S.

Monday, 14 April 2014

U.S. President Barack said on Monday that religious violence had no place in the United States after ......

Poison gas claims complicate Syrian civil war

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Both sides in Syria’s bloody civil war said Saturday that a rural village fell victim to a ......

MiG-21 crash in southern Egypt kills 1 villager

Sunday, 13 October 2013

A Soviet-made MiG-21 fighter jet belonging to the Egyptian air force crashed Sunday while on a ......

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