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I spoke with the famous Syrian composer Malek Jandali about the current uprising and the political power of art. Listen to the interview at SOAS Radio.



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After attending a Middle East Association conference at their offices in London’s swanky St. James district, I wrote an article for yourmiddleeast.com about the state of the Egyptian economy. Have a read.

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London burning

What is going on in London?! The images of Hama in ruins on al Jazeera Arabic have been replaced by  footage of Brixton and Peckham on fire. As one tweet put it: “And so the Arab spring is replaced by the hoodie summer”.

An embarrassing example of ‘civil unrest’.


Carpetright building, Tottenahm

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