Tag Archives: Middle East

The new saints

Pope Francis has canonised two 19th century nuns who lived in Palestine, then controlled by the Ottoman Empire. Marie Alphonsine Ghattas    ... more

Legacy of Arab Spring in Tunisia

Beji Caid Essebsi won with just over 55% of the vote in Tunisia’s first democratic presidential election since independence from France    ... more

New NATO combat shift in Afghanistan

NATO has formally ended its combat missions in Afghanistan which leaves the Afghan army and police in charge of maintaining security    ... more

Forming history within a valley of beauty

On the 10th October 2014, the Norwegian Nobel committee made history as the youngest ever co-recipient was announced of the 2014    ... more

A new light illuminating Persian wonders

Nestled between the Caspian Sea and Indian Ocean, Iran is one of a kind. Located in western Asia, Iran and its    ... more

Globalisation promotes a world in action

In cause of the recent situation in Gaza, global governments are working together and independently to give advice and support to    ... more

The month of spiritual meaning

The Middle East is a region that roughly encompasses a majority of Western Asia and Egypt. It includes what is often known    ... more

Discovering a diamond

The Middle East lies at one of the planets junctures, those crossing in a Westerly fashion through the Egyptian Sinai aims    ... more

Beautiful beaches such as Latakia and green landscapes are all part of Syria. Credit@ kais zakaria, Abd, hanan smart all via flickr

Unseen beauty

Syria a historically and culturally ancient place, shaped by thousands of years of trade and human migration. One of the larger states    ... more

Interesting future for Israel and Palestine

The first day of the New Year will mark the US press secretary John Kerry’s visit to Israeli and Palestinian lands    ... more

Negotiations between Israel and Palestine show promise of resolution to conflict

For too long the violent conflict between Israel and Palestine has shaped affairs in the Middle East, so it is welcoming    ... more

Designing the Middle East at 19 Greek Street

The fresh and innovative contemporary interior design hub and exhibition space 19 Greek Street presents ‘Designing the Middle East: Beirut’ this    ... more

New Palestinian Prime Minister revives hope for peace

The Palestinian Authority’s new Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah, was officially appointed on Sunday, coming at a critical time in which international    ... more

Designing the Middle East Part 1: Making Art out of Conflict

19 Greek Street features Tel Aviv designers Noam Dover and Michal Cederbaum in collaboration with Yoav Reches in Part 1 of    ... more