• April 21, 2018
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  • Breathing new life into tatreez
    Apr 18, 2018 By Priyanka SachetiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Hassan Hajjaj and 81 Designs collaborated for a unique project. His works were recreated by Palestinian women refugees in traditional tatreez embroidery
  • In Bukhara, a diminishing Jewish community
    Apr 18, 2018 By Andrew Higgins
    A community with a history stretching back millenniums is steadily running out of living members in the Uzbek city
  • Eugenic Protection Law subjected 16,500 people to forced sterilisation and was aimed at eliminating ‘inferior’ children
  • 3 American intimacies I don’t get
    Apr 18, 2018 By Jimmy O. Yang
    After 17 years in the United States, these public displays still make no sense to me. But I’m trying
  • A young monk finds her calling
    Apr 11, 2018 By Hiroko Masuike
    In Japan, a young girl turns to her Buddhist faith to help rebuild her village temple destroyed by the tsunami seven years ago
  • Video: Dubai residents show-off cosplay getup
    Apr 06, 2018 Falah Gulzar, Trainee Social Media Journalist
    Up to 65,000 at Comic Con 2018: Attendees dress up, enjoy first-person shooting games, meet their favourite superheroes
  • In Iraq, a gym for women weightlifters
    Apr 04, 2018 By Emilienne Malfatto
    Young women like Huda Salem — who can lift 111 kilograms — find an escape from overcrowded Sadr City at Abbas Ahmed Abbas’s gym
  • Hope for Filipinos seeking divorce
    Apr 04, 2018 By Aurora Almandral
    Lawmakers are considering a Bill that would permit marriages to end on grounds of irreconcilable differences, abandonment or abuse
  • A museum is witness to Lahore’s rich past
    Apr 04, 2018 By Syed Hamad AliSpecial to Weekend Review
    A conversation with Fakir Syed Saifuddin, the director of the family-run Fakir Khana Museum in the Pakistani city, turns out to be a valuable lesson in history
  • Can you go on a digital diet?
    Apr 04, 2018 By Catherine Price
    Try living without your smartphone or electronic devices for 24 hours
  • Meet first Arab woman to dive in North Pole
    Mar 30, 2018 Sadiya A Nadeem, Special to Gulf News
    Despite Mariam Fardous’ medical career, the ambitious Saudi woman was determined to pursue another passion
  • It can be wrong to prolong life
    Mar 28, 2018 By Samuel Harrington
    There remains a powerful resistance, shared by doctors and patients to recognising treatments as ineffective when dealing with chronic illnesses
  • A foul-mouthed Brit with ‘a fifth-grade understanding of American politics’, John Oliver talks about the secret to satire
  • A Kanpur cemetery is witness to history
    Mar 28, 2018 By Rohit GhoshSpecial to Weekend Review
    The graves of 12,000 British subjects in the Lal Kurti cemetery in the northern Indian city offer a quiet testament to the passage of time
  • Battle against child marriage winning
    Mar 28, 2018 By Kai Schultz and Suhasini Raj
    Authorities in the state of Bihar are trying to combat one of the highest rates of underage weddings
  • A North Korean family makes a new life
    Mar 28, 2018 By Anna Fifield
    The fisherman and his wife have been through a lot of firsts: first passports, first airport, first plane