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Brainstorm - A Feature on Epilepsy

Brainstorm - A Feature on Epilepsy

Epilepsy affects more than 50 million people worldwide. Dr. Noreen A. Kassem discusses the neurological condition that is likened to a thunderstorm.  Seizure...

Watch This Face - Seja Majeed

Watch This Face - Seja Majeed

After nearly being killed three times, a slightly dishevelled...

Making Light

Making Light

The jokes of school days seemed far away when Mark lost everything,...

On the Edge

The aspiring product designer turned fashion designer, Sarah Elenany, details her unique approach to producing edgy...

The Chaperone

My sister in law, Salma, wasn’t much younger than me when I got married. I always treated her like a younger...

Love Grows

25 years into their marriage, Samira and Wamiq discuss how their recently developed love for gardening has brought...

Geek Shaykh - The Year of the Tablet

2010 is the year of the tablet. Robi Chowdhury selects a range of forthcoming tablets that are set to revolutionise...

The Book of Contemplation: Islam and the Crusades

By Usama ibn Munqidh, trans. Paul M. Cobb Review by Tam Hussein When the aged warrior poet, Usama ibn...

Panorama: A walk in the park

Panorama: A walk in the park

DocumentaryBBC One, 8:30pm Monday 18th January 2010 Review by Myriam Francois-Cerrah Jane Corbin’s...

Hijabi Barbie - Growing up Muslim in a world of body image

Hijabi Barbie - Growing up Muslim in a world of body image

(This article was first published in Issue 66, March 2010) ...

Safe Keeping - Inheritance in Islam

Safe Keeping - Inheritance in Islam

In a time of financial instability, there is an increased search for...

Review - Muslim Driving School, BBC2

Review - Muslim Driving School, BBC2

Review by Myriam Francois-Cerrah ‘The Independent’...

Entering the Garden

Entering the Garden

As we grow in our cynicism and despondency, there has to be light at&...

New Venue, Same Script

New Venue, Same Script

Tony Blair’s appearance at the Iraq inquiry gave no new...

I Am Yusuf and This Is My Brother

I Am Yusuf and This Is My Brother

By Amir Nizar Zuabi Review by Fatema Zehra  ‘...

In Praise of Positivity

In Praise of Positivity

Repeating the mistakes of the Rushdie era by promoting those whose...

Beware a New Jahiliyyah

Beware a New Jahiliyyah

Has much changed since the pre-Islamic era of Jahiliyyah in the...

Bake a Boo Cafe

Bake a Boo Cafe

Review by Ayman Khwaja  “There are few hours in life...

This little Dolly Went to Market

This little Dolly Went to Market

The $75 billion global toy market means that toys are not merely...

A Week in the life of Mariam Sobh

A Week in the life of Mariam Sobh

Broadcast journalist and blog-extraordinaire, Mariam Sobh discusses...

Bangernomics - vintage vehicles for credit crunch times

Bangernomics - vintage vehicles for credit crunch times

If the credit crunch has hit your wallet, motoring fun can still be...

After Hardship Comes Ease - Shayesteh el-Ghazi

After Hardship Comes Ease - Shayesteh el-Ghazi

After suffering two miscarriages, Shayesteh el-Ghazi was left...

Paying Through the Nose

Paying Through the Nose

Iran has the highest amount of ‘nose jobs’ per capita....

Tea-Time Wonderland - Ideas for Mother's Day

Tea-Time Wonderland - Ideas for Mother's Day

Embark on your very own Alice adventure with all things dainty and...

Humans and Other Things

Humans and Other Things

It is International Woman’s Day on March 8th and we will all...

Archives - Issue 7 - September/October 2004

Archives - Issue 7 - September/October 2004

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

Thailand's Hidden Gem

Thailand's Hidden Gem

Uncovering the tiny island of Koh Yao Noi in Thailand’s...

Craving a barbie body - All Dolled Up

Craving a barbie body - All Dolled Up

Only 1 in 100,000 women could attain Barbie’s vital...

Archives - Issue 8 - November/December 2004

Archives - Issue 8 - November/December 2004

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