Location: Middle East

Shiraz Maher – Inside the Mind of an Islamic Extremist

Islamic extremism expert Shiraz Maher draws from both his academic background and his personal history to address why people all over the

Kambiz Hosseini – Using Satire as a Tool for Change in Iran

Iranian actor and television host Kambiz Hosseini, who lives in exile in the United States, discusses the importance of comedy as a

Maryam Faghihimani – Being the Daughter of an Iranian Ayatollah

Iranian human rights scholar and activist Maryam Faghihimani describes her personal experience as the daughter of one of Iran’s most prominent ayatollahs.

Mustafa Akyol – Turkish Government Becoming Authoritarian

Turkish writer and journalist Mustafa Akyol argues that efforts to bring Turkey towards an Islamic liberal governance model were reversed by President

UN Permanent Observer Organisations in The Middle East

This is a list of all Intergovernmental organizations and other entity’s that currently have permanent offices at the United Nations (UN) headquarters,

United Nations Non-Member Observer States in The Middle East

This is a list of all non-member nations/countries situated in the Middle East which currently have permanent offices at the United Nations

Death of Aleppo – Life Amid the On-Going Conflict and Destruction

The ‘Al-Jazeera World’ team investigates the turmoil within the everyday lives of Aleppo residents – living in Syria’s largest city – whilst

Analysis of BBC Radio 4 Interview with Israeli Defence Minister

BBC News reaches 81% of the UK every week via tv, radio and online articles. That is a huge number of people

Bill Hicks – Revelations [The Uncut Version]

This is the 1993 performance by Bill Hicks at the Dominion Theatre in London, which was given the title of ‘Revelations’. There’s

Robert Newman – A History Of Oil

Robert Newman gets to grips with the wars and politics of the last hundred years – but rather than adhering to the

From Caliban to the Taliban: 500 Years of Humanitarian Intervention

From Caliban To The Taliban – 500 Years Of Humanitarian Intervention, is a tale of capitalist expansion down through the ages, coupled

[Assassinated] Abdulkarim Al-Khaiwani – Yemen’s Assault on Media

Yemeni journalist Abdulkarim al-Khaiwani tells the audience about the war currently being waged against journalists in Yemen by the government of President

Kurdish Female Fighters Battle ISIL and Stereotypes

Al-Jazeera’s On The Stream program covers an interesting development within the current fighting that is going on in the Middle East –

Inside Story: Is an Independent Kurdish State Possible?

Denied self-rule after the First World War, Kurds are the largest ethnic group in the world without their own state. Could a

Bitter Lake (2015) – The Latest Adam Curtis Documentary

This is the latest Adam Curtis documentary, by the incredibly original and insightful British filmmaker, who tends to deal with the psychology