December 7, 2015
untitled.png French President Francoise Hollande and Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi in commiseration embrace. 14 November 2015...
Opinion
November 24, 2015
They called your apartments and gardens guerrilla strongholds. - June Jordan, Apologies to All the People in Lebanon (1989) On the evening...
blog
November 16, 2015
Since covering my first conflict in Chechnya in 1999, I have been aware that violence never keeps to a given territory. Violence seeps like...
Opinion
January 19, 2015
In the wake of the atrocity committed in the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo this month, an ongoing discussion has taken place...
Reviews
January 14, 2015
Moroccan author Tahar Ben Jelloun once wrote that in Morocco, “it’s possible to see the Atlantic and the Mediterranean at the same time.”...
Art
July 24, 2012
It is difficult to categorize Lamia Ziadé’s graphic novel, Bye Bye Babylon , about growing up during the civil war in Lebanon, as such. It...
Conversations
January 9, 2012
Bhakti Shringarpure: Do give us some political and personal context with regards to your novel Traitor. Shobasakthi: On July 25, 1983, the...