Tags / History

Tripoli-old-city-flag-new

28th Jan 2013

Top five Non-Fiction Books on Libya

With our most recent top five series, we look at the best books on Libya both pre- and post-Gaddafi!... read more

IMG_0595

15th Jan 2013

Istanbul Eats

Gorge yourself on the stunning street food of one of the World's most captivating cities!... read more

the-muppet-christmas-carol-original

Blog Post

25th Dec 2012

Why I Love Jesus: An Agnostic’s Christmas Sermon

Without wanting to offend, I’m a firm believer that agnosticism is the only logical ‘religious’ stand point to go for. As much as any belief in God requires a huge leap of faith, at the same time, so does to jump in the opposite direction. On the one hand, it may not point to any higher truth, but on [...]... read more

Beirut-I-Love-You-

20th Dec 2012

Beirut, I Love You by Zena El Khalil

Beirut is at once her pleasure and pain, her sorrow and joy, and as El Khalil would likely admit, her only refuge... read more

IMG_0343

18th Dec 2012

A Walking Tour of Beirut

A quick guide to the perfect way to spend a day wondering around this wonderful city... read more

Souk (1)

What's On

19th Nov 2012

What's On: 19th Nov – 23rd Nov 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

Souk (1)

What's On

14th Nov 2012

What's On: 12th Nov – 18th Nov 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

Souk (1)

What's On

29th Oct 2012

What's On: 29th Oct – 4th Nov

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

Souk (1)

What's On

22nd Oct 2012

What's On: 22nd – 28th Oct 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

Souk (1)

What's On

17th Oct 2012

What's On: 15th – 21st Oct 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

Souk (1)

What's On

8th Oct 2012

What's On: 8th – 14th Oct 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

SaladShirazi

recipe

2nd Oct 2012

Salad Shirazi

Just like the poetic city from where it takes its name, this salad is simple yet also wonderful and steeped in history.... read more

ice

What's On

24th Sep 2012

What's On: 24th Sep – 30th Sep 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

ice

What's On

17th Sep 2012

What's On: 17th Sep – 23rd Sep 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

addicted in afghan

What's On

10th Sep 2012

What's On: 10th September – 16th September 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

nour

29th Aug 2012

Nour Festival of Arts: Third Edition

The Nour Festival of Arts, celebrating all that is wonderful about Middle Eastern arts & culture, will be returning for its third edition in London this Autumn.... read more

Eid in London

What's On

20th Aug 2012

What's On: August 20st – August 26th 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

pathfinders_alkhalili_hb

17th Aug 2012

Pathfinders by Jim Al-Khalili

Al-Khalili offers us a breath-taking perspective of the ‘golden age’ of Arab civilization.... read more

Out-of-the-Ashes-1

What's On

6th Aug 2012

What's On: August 6th – August 12th 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

Nermine Hammam

What's On

30th Jul 2012

What's On: July 30th – August 5th 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more