05 June 2006
Across the length of what was once the Ottoman empire, in the 20th century a savage polar isation replaced pluralism....
30 January 2006
When I moved back to India three years ago, I took a lease on a farmhouse five kilometres from the boom town of Gurgaon...
William Dalrymple: Christianity and Islam are not as far apart as Bin Laden and the neocons would like us to believe
19 December 2005
There is a 16th-century manuscript in the British Museum which contains a painting of what - at first - looks like a...
28 March 2005
Halfway along the dangerous road to Kohat - deep in the lawless tribal belt between Pakistan and Afghanistan, and...
13 December 2004
Six years ago, in the autumn of 1998, I was sitting in a roadside tea shop surrounded by the desert landscape of...
19 January 2004
There are few things, you would imagine, that Labour's Foreign Office minister Denis MacShane, Margaret Thatcher, the...
26 February 1999
Bishop Hagop Sarkissian is a gentle amateur antiquary who lives in the Armenian quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem....
18 December 1998
On the eve of the great mutiny of 1857, Lucknow, the capital of the kingdom of Avadh, was indisputably the largest,...
Britain's refusal to play its part in the Mediterranean migrant crisis will be a stain on our history