Food and Drink
07 February 2008
There are moments when, by some strange osmosis, everyone wants answers to the same question. For the past few years,...
Books
19 July 2007
Girls of Riyadh, O girls of Riyadh, O gems of the turbaned fathers of old! Have mercy on that victim, have mercy On...
International Politics
07 May 2007
Inside Hamas: the untold story of militants, martyrs and spies Zaki Chehab I B Tauris, 244pp, £16.99 ISBN 1845113896...
Books
22 January 2007
Fundamentalism: a very short introduction Malise Ruthven Oxford University Press, 176pp, £6.99 ISBN 0199212708...
Politics
28 August 2006
The cloudless sky filled with coiling black smoke and a blizzard of paper – memos, photographs, stock transactions,...
Books
19 June 2006
This review is a revised version of the original in which it was suggested that Jason Burke had occasionally used...
Books
24 October 2005
The master of Arab irony, the Syrian poet Muhammad al-Maghut, once imagined a postman "preparing a huge file/About...