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A Thousand Stories & Other Pictures

A Thousand Stories & Other Pictures

The title of his website, www.exactish.com, reflects his humility and the kind of person he is: sure-ish; certain-ish; there, but not quite. Faisal Almalki is a quietly...

Sold into Wedlock

Sold into Wedlock

Decades of war have scarred Afghanistan. One group within this...

Cabbage Patch

Cabbage Patch

Once popular with the Greeks and Romans, cabbage is often shunned...

Extending the Hand of Care

Sometimes finding the right care for a loved one who is ill can prove impossible for families. Ayman Khwaja meets the...

The Gaza Siege Busters

As Viva Palestina 3 rolled into the Middle East en route to Gaza, emel’s embedded reporter, Mohamed Madi, joined...

Well Covered

In a time of financial instability, there is an increased search for financial advice. Personal banker Taimoor Mirza...

Jewellery Box

From dazzling pearls, sparkling diamonds, precious stones and authentic gold, Fatema Zehra brings you all things...

Hamzah Fletcher - The Human Beatboxer

The human voice is an extraordinary instrument capable of great oratory, lilting ballads and operatic arias. On...

An Admirable Reflection

An Admirable Reflection

Chehel Soutoun is one of the many wonders of Isfahan. Here, emel uncovers the many layers of its beauty.  ...

Everything but Hear

Everything but Hear

Sabina Iqbal smashes stereotypes and barriers. Ali Orr gets a sense...

Saving the Ship of Humanity

Saving the Ship of Humanity

The theme of the recently concluded Reviving the Islamic Spirit...

The Keyboard to Happiness - Maryam and Mohamed

The Keyboard to Happiness - Maryam and Mohamed

Both divorced and each with a young child, Mohamed and Maryam weren&...

Avatar

Avatar

Review by Robi Chowdhury Following a hugely successful release of...

The Red Lounge

The Red Lounge

Review by Henrietta Szovati We all have a bit of Simon Cowell in us...

Going Dutch Part II

Going Dutch Part II

I had afternoon tea with a French-speaking woman living in the...

A Balance for China

A Balance for China

Two incidents in China suggest the Asian giant may have its own way...

Paradise with neighbours

Paradise with neighbours

I recently attended the funeral of my 85-year old neighbour. Eileen...

Archives - Issue 6 - July/August 2004

Archives - Issue 6 - July/August 2004

We have  a selection of top articles that have just been...

Rethinking Muslim women and the veil: challenging historical and modern stereotypes

Rethinking Muslim women and the veil: challenging historical and modern stereotypes

By Katherine Bullock Reviewed by Rahima B Miah The veil is a...

The Great Arab Conquests: How the spread of Islam changed the world we live in

The Great Arab Conquests: How the spread of Islam changed the world we live in

Phoenix (2007) by Hugh Kennedy. Review by Tam Hussain Western...

Targeting The Cause of Heart Disease

Targeting The Cause of Heart Disease

The next time you look at the clock, keep in mind that every seven...

The Meaning of Minarets

The Meaning of Minarets

Following the decision by Swiss authorities to ban minarets, what is...

Automobile Real Estate

Automobile Real Estate

A car built for Presidents and Prime Ministers, the luxury BMW 7...

A Week in the life of Babar Ahmad

A Week in the life of Babar Ahmad

‘Masjid Yusuf’ (above) was made by Babar Ahmad in prison...

A short hop to happiness

A short hop to happiness

It’s easy to get lost in work and domestic chores. Get back in...

Rumi: Les Couleurs de L’amour

Rumi: Les Couleurs de L’amour

Calligraphy by Lassaâd Métoi This stunning compilation...