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Hope is found in hip-hop for Middle East rappers MC Gaza and Chyno
The singers, from Gaza and Syria tell us how the genre has allowed them to be heard
November 9, 2018
Wilfred Thesiger's tales from Iraq among the classics
The explorer died 15 years ago this month. His books on crossing the Empty Quarter and living by the customs of marsh-dwellers remain masterpieces
August 17, 2018
A closer look at the new power generation: Millennials
Those born between 1981 and 1996 will soon outnumber the generations before it. We look into what this means
June 8, 2018
The Arc/k Project: Building a virtual archive to keep the Palmyras of this world alive
Brian Pope set up The Arc/k Project to preserve history. He tells The National of his passion now to ‘rebuild’ lost heritage
April 14, 2018
The Spanish flu pandemic and its impact on the Middle East
Across the Middle East, the flu took lives as mercilessly as elsewhere. The global pandemic came in three waves, but it was the second, more virulent wave, which secured a deathly grip on the likes of the Ottoman province of Greater Syria (encompassing the modern-day states of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine/Israel) around September 1918.
February 10, 2018
Newsmaker: Lionel Messi
The superstar footballer further enhanced his already stratospheric reputation when he scored a late winner for Barcelona in El Clasico against Real Madrid on Sunday, smashing home a goal that completed a landmark for his club.
April 27, 2017
Why the term ‘axis of evil’ is now etched in the political lexicon
Terms such as "axis of evil" – and their political repercussions thereof – reflected a lack of political shrewdness, writes Alisdair Soussi
February 8, 2017
The Eisenhower Doctrine and American military interventionism
It was the Eisenhower doctrine’s direct application to the Lebanese crisis that set the stage for American interventions in the Middle East, writes Alasdair Soussi
January 16, 2017
2016 in review: a night of drama that ripped Britain apart
A referendum would ask the British people whether they wished to stay in the European Union. The answer undid the political establishment and ushered in a new age of uncertainty.
December 28, 2016
Newsmaker: The Republican Party
The American party stumbled to a new low this week with allegations against its presidential nominee, Donald Trump – a sorry state for one of the country’s top two political forces.
October 13, 2016