Mohammad Khatami decided not to run for President at this year’s Iranian election. Rather than a crisis of faith in Iranian politics, it merely demonstrates his unyielding allegiance to the Islamic Republic.
In our final instalment from Writing Revolution, Jamal Jubran writes lightly and candidly about growing up an outsider in Yemen, and language’s ability to empower.
In our penultimate Writing Revolution extract, Ali Aldairy tells the story of a nation’s ignored revolution as a result of a near total media blackout from international and Arab news organisations.
Our Writing Revolution extracts continue from Tunisia and its Jasmine revolution, where Malek Sghiri talks of being a student activist, his kidnapping, imprisonment and detention.
In the latest instalment from Writing Revolution, Yasmine El Rashidi talks about her life before Egypt’s revolution and how it paved the way for her involvement in mass rebellion.
In case you missed or weren’t able to attend the launch and accompanying debate of Naomi Sakr’s new book at the Frontline Club, here’s Richard Nield to fill in the blanks.
Channel punching, 50 years on.
Images are now playing a central part in processes of political struggle, and as Lina Khatib argues, changing the way politics are being communicated in the Middle East.
From sex scandals to sax solos, Bill Clinton’s journey to office in 1992 has become a legendary part of recent American political history.
It’s US election time, so let’s take the opportunity to look at one of the 20th century’s best political satirists, Clifford K. Berryman.