• March 26, 2017
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  • Saudis crack down on ‘tafheet’
    Nov 02, 2016 By Marwan Asmar Special to Weekend Review
    With the recent imposition of a higher penalty for drifting, they hope to curb the potentially fatal youth culture of the region
  • The vanishing marshes of southern Iraq
    Jul 27, 2016 By Martin Fletcher
    Marsh Arabs, who have lived here for five millennia, lament the deterioration of a habitat that was one of the great natural wonders of the world
  • Long road to recovery at Zaatari camp
    May 25, 2016 By Faris Al-Jawad, Special to Weekend Review
    Less than 20km from the Syrian border, MSF facility gives care and counselling to traumatised patients
  • Uncovering ancient Egypt's afterlife
    Mar 23, 2016 By Richard Holledge, Special to Weekend Review
    Exhibiti at Fitzwilliam Museum throws light on mystique that surrounds the rites of mortality
  • Sudan's gold rush drives many to desert
    Nov 28, 2015 By Marwan Asmar, Special to Weekend Review
    One man's rags-to-riches story is a reflection of how Sudan’s fate is turning
  • Inside Daesh’s propaganda machine
    Nov 25, 2015 By Greg Miller & 
Souad Mekhennet
    Camera crews fan out across the “caliphate” every day with their ubiquitous presence
  • A bookshop that is a pillar of resistance
    May 11, 2015 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Muna family is using literature to educate a new generation of Palestinians and foreigners
  • Soldiers on the front line against Daesh
    Mar 28, 2015 By Borzou Daragahi
    Thousands of young men — many with families back home — are risking their lives to fight against extremists