All posts tagged middle east

Who controls the present, controls the past: History lost and forgotten.

From astrology and science to Mathematics, agriculture and trade, the Middle East harbours the groundworks of many modern Western society’s key institutions. Never mind that the world’s three dominant religions […]

Let There Be Breaking News And Analysis- An Intro.

This column is dedicated to all things Middle East – whether that be a cultural take on the region or a political commentary of current events. We decided to create […]

Exclusive Review: Linje Tio

The name ‘Linje Tio’ (line ten in English) is inspired by the tram line that traversed the length of Stockholm, the Swedish capital, from 1922 to 1967. It linked the […]

Why the travel ban won’t bring a halt to terrorist threat in the US

President Trump, after being in office for 12 days, signed 18 executive orders and memorandums. Surprisingly, the figure falls one short of the executive orders and memorandums signed by President […]

Obama’s Foreign Policy: Triumphs and Missteps

Barack Obama took office in 2009 with the upmost confidence that he would be able to dramatically improve America’s relationships with many states around the world. Eight years down the […]

Is demonetising in India going to control corruption?

On 8th November 2016, the Indian government demonetised high denomination 500/- (rupee) and 1000/- notes which were no longer to be used as legal tender and instead introduced a new […]

Syria – Searching for a Pyrrhic Victory

After almost six years since civil war broke out, Syria is still a place of violence and great conflict. In early 2011, protests broke out in the capital city of […]

Middle East Holds Breath For Trump’s First Move

The world woke – on the morning of 9th November – to the shocking discovery that Donald Trump had defeated Hillary Clinton in the US Presidential race. A specific region […]

The Deafening Silence: Has Saudi Arabia Gone Too Far?

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is perhaps ‘the most violent and abusive of all autocracies,’ because of its dependence on violence and oppression against the human rights of its population. According to Ali al-Ahmed from the Institute […]