Central & South Asia
People & Power
This month on Al Jazeera
person > Hamid Dabashi
11 - 20
Why is the World Cup more exciting than world politics?
A succession of scandals generate headlines around the world, but the World Cup goes on triumphantly.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 13:26 GMT
When Iraq was the bastion of a thriving cosmopolitan culture
Iraq must remain a unified cosmopolitan country, as must all its neighbours.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2014 13:25 GMT
Rapists: Is castration a solution?
Rather than knee-jerk reactions, we need a resurgence of solidarity based on the protection of the most vulnerable.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 11:52 GMT
Why are there no Muslim philosophers?
Are Muslim academics playing the role of 'house Muslims'?
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 10:28 GMT
From Russia with love: An Iranian space odyssey
Russia and Iran drag their planetary politics into outer space. Is it deja vu?
Last updated: 02 Jun 2014 07:31 GMT
Persian classical music mourns a master
The death of virtuoso Mohammad Reza Lotfi marks the end of an era.
Last updated: 20 May 2014 07:05 GMT
Imperialism and revolutionaries
New TV show encapsulates the dissonance between US nostalgia for revolution and its current counter-revolutionary stance
Last updated: 08 May 2014 05:33 GMT
Marquez and the magic of his realism
The late Colombian novelist grabbed reality by the throat - and made it behave otherwise.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2014 05:23 GMT
Overcoming the Arab-Persian divide: Who owns the Gulf?
Arab and Persian nationalisms try to exclude the Indian and African heritage from the identities they have promoted.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2014 11:12 GMT
Overcoming the Arab-Persian divide: On bigotry and racism
Persian and Arab bourgeois nationalism has paved the way for racism and disregard of a rich and diverse common past.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2014 12:20 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
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