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Book review: Nisha Kapoor's book exposes how racialised subjects are dehumanised, and how the state's securitisation agenda seeks to police and undermine political dissent, writes Malia Bouattia.

Book review: Ben White's refreshing analysis provides something that we should all want to hear: Israel could be losing at its own game, writes Sophia Akram.

A Line in the River: Khartoum, City of Memory

James Snell

A Line in the River: Khartoum, City of Memory

Book review: Jamal Mahjoub's new book mixes travelogue, memoir and literary non-fiction to paint a vivid picture of his former home, Khartoum, writes James Snell.

Astronomy: The outer frontier of Saudi liberalisation

James M. Dorsey

Astronomy: The outer frontier of Saudi liberalisation

Comment: Saudi Arabia's hardline religious conservatives have traditionally thwarted the quest for knowledge in astronomy because it threatens ...

The wrong story: Palestine, Israel and the media

Sophia Akram

The wrong story: Palestine, Israel and the media

Book review: Greg Shupak's new book is a highly relevant and necessary account of how the media is feeding us the ...

Usman Butt

Book review: The unexpected love objects of Dunya Noor

Book review: Dunya embarks on a journey across Syria and encounters indifference, fear and some unexpected twists, writes Usman Butt.

Usman Butt

Iranian metaphysicals: Explorations in science, Islam, and the uncanny

Book review: Doostdar explores Iran's new spiritual environment, and the widely held assumptions about rationality, and the ...

The New Arab

Trump 'morally unfit' for office: Fired FBI chief Comey

Fired former FBI chief James Comey lashed out at Donald Trump, calling him "morally unfit" to be president and describing him as a serial liar.

Usman Butt

Breaking with tradition: Robert Irwin rethinks Ibn Khaldun

Book review: Irwin revisits the Arab world's most famous thinker, and tries to dismantle the idea of him as a modern man ...

A journey into Russia's Muslim heartlands

Usman Butt

A journey into Russia's Muslim heartlands

Book review: Tackling themes such as religious diversity under authoritarianism, tolerance and radicalisation, Dominic Rubin's ...

James Snell

Covering the ground in Iraq and Syria

Book Review: Jonathan Spyer's book is a necessary assessment, and a testament to the author's willingness to risk ...

Longing for the Lost Caliphate

Usman Butt

Longing for the Lost Caliphate

Book review: The book succeeds in exploring little-known (outside the Arab Word) reactions to the fall of the ...

<em>Book</em> <em>review</em>: Gaza: An inquest into its martyrdom

Usaid Siddiqui

Book review: Gaza: An inquest into its martyrdom

Book review: Norman Finkelstein's work is an incisive guide to Gaza's destruction, offering crucial analysis rarely found in ...

How the House of Government helps us understand revolution

Usman Butt

How the House of Government helps us understand revolution

Book review: Yuri Slezkine sheds light on the nature of revolution itself, writes Usman Butt.

Israeli attorney general praises police graft probe into Netanyahu

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Israeli attorney general praises police graft probe into Netanyahu

Top lawyer praises investigations into alleged corruption offences committed by Israel's PM following police recommendations that the leader be ...

Usman Butt

Trump: The president who wasn't meant to be

Book review: Understanding the Trump doctrine requires moving the spotlight away from the theatrics of the man himself, writes Usman Butt.

Laith Saud

Chronicles of the Egyptian Revolution

Book review: Bassiouni's account of Egypt's revolution is an engaging insight into Egypt's Arab Spring and its aftermath, from ...

The New Arab

Steve Bannon quits Breitbart after explosive Trump book

Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon is out of far-right website Breitbart, after an explosive on the president was released.

James Snell

Book review: Fire and Fury, but little else

Book review: Wolff's book purports to be an account of the Trump administration written by someone who roamed the ...

War in 140 characters

James Snell

War in 140 characters

Book review: Patrikarakos' accessible new book details how the clash of perceptions and battle of narratives have ...

Usman Butt

Homo Sovieticus' return to a totalitarian Russia

Book review: ‘The Future is History’ chronicles Russia's journey to authoritarianism from Soviet communism via the individual ...

Egypt: The winter they called 'Spring'

Gehad Quisay

Egypt: The winter they called 'Spring'

Book review: 'Egypt', Robert Springborg's latest release, is a fascinating exploration of the deep state that established the ...

Donald Macintyre's 'Gaza: Preparing for Dawn': An incisive account

Yasmin Ibrahim

Donald Macintyre's 'Gaza: Preparing for Dawn': An incisive account

Book review: Macintyre's authoritative voice comes through in his persistent interrogation of one overarching question: How ...

The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide

James Snell

The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide

Book review: Azeem Ibrahim should be commended for his prescience, while the wider world is damned for its indifference, ...

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