Monday, Mar 27, 2017

Opinion

The massive women’s marches of January 21 may mark the beginning of a new wave of militant feminist struggle. But what exactly will be its focus? In our view, it is not enough to oppose United States President Donald Trump and his aggressi

Moving the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem is bad politics, it is simply shooting oneself in the foot. It won’t do anybody any good but create further recrimination that the world could do without. What the new US

The massive women’s marches of January 21 may mark the beginning of a new wave of militant feminist struggle. But what exactly will be its focus? In our view, it is not enough to oppose United States President Donald Trump and his aggressively misogynisti

Protein is big business: As pumped-up as any ripped bodybuilder. The drinks, powders and bars that were once the preserve of top athletes have found their way into suburban kitchens and spawned an industry worth $96 billion (Dh353 billion) worldwide. Peop

The Library of Congress’ main building is one of the most magnificent buildings in Washington, or in the United States. It was built in a pivotal, tumultuous time. During the 23 years in the late 19th century that it took to design and build the structure

Last March, three months before Britons voted to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union, then-Prime Minister David Cameron asked Daily Mail proprietor Lord Rothermere to fire the newspaper’s editor, Paul Dacre. The press baron, descendant of th

Moving the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem is bad politics, it is simply shooting oneself in the foot. It won’t do anybody any good but create further recrimination that the world could do without. What the new US administration

Within days of US President Donald Trump being sworn in, the Israeli government announced the approval of around 2,500 new housing units. Within the first two weeks of Trump’s presidency, the number of new housing units, all to be built il

There’s no point in judging United States President Donald Trump by the standards of others. He obviously doesn’t care for ethics, truth, allies, women or minorities. So let’s judge him on his own terms, shall we? There are thr

On the afternoon of February 5 citizens in Bucharest marched simultaneously from several neighbourhoods across the city, converging on Piata Victoriei where the government building is located. The symbolism of this march was splendid: the grassr