Shafik Mandhai

Shafik Mandhai

One year under Trump

One year of Trump: The effect on the Middle East

Is Trump's foreign policy on Israel, Iran and the GCC all that different from previous administrations?

One year of Trump: The effect on the Middle East

Qatar

Experts doubt Emirati claim Qatar intercepted aircraft

Analysts say UAE allegations are likely in retaliation of Doha's UN complaint over Emirati infringement of its airspace.

Experts doubt Emirati claim Qatar intercepted aircraft

India

Why are Indian officials banned from Sikh Gurdwaras?

Canada, US, and UK groups take action after arrest of British Sikh in Punjab and amid 'interference' in their affairs.

Why are Indian officials banned from Sikh Gurdwaras?

Israel

Israel's new death penalty bill 'targets Palestinians'

Proposed changes would allow death penalty to be used against those convicted of 'terrorist activity'.

Israel's new death penalty bill 'targets Palestinians'

Palestine

Trump threat to cut Palestine aid could 'unravel Oslo'

Analysts say withdrawing US money to Palestinian Authority may deprive US of influence on its leaders.

Trump threat to cut Palestine aid could 'unravel Oslo'

Pop Music

Lorde 'bullied' after dropping Israel show

New Zealand singer cancelled concert after letter by BDS activists highlighted Israel's treatment of Palestinians.

Lorde 'bullied' after dropping Israel show

US & Canada

From Trump to Jerusalem: The year that was 2017

Year defined by the breaking of age-old conventions ends with uncertainty over fallout of Trump's Jerusalem move.

From Trump to Jerusalem: The year that was 2017

United Kingdom

Half of UK sees The Sun tabloid as 'negative influence'

As report shows public faith in tabloids plummeting, activists seeks to hit newspapers where it hurts - in the budget.

Half of UK sees The Sun tabloid as 'negative influence'

Islam

The rise and rise of 'halal' business

Islamic industries are expanding globally and governments are taking notice of a sector that could be worth trillions.

The rise and rise of 'halal' business

United Kingdom

Campaigners accuse India of torturing British Sikh

Jagtar Singh Johal's arrest three weeks ago in the Indian state of Punjab has sparked anger among the Sikh diaspora.

Campaigners accuse India of torturing British Sikh

Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi honours revoked amid Rohingya backlash

Students at LSE and Oxford strip Burmese Nobel Peace Prize winner of honours over her alleged inaction over atrocities.

Aung San Suu Kyi honours revoked amid Rohingya backlash

Islamophobia

How big an issue is Islamophobia in Poland?

Analysts say the country has become increasingly hostile to Muslims in the wake of the refugee crisis.

How big an issue is Islamophobia in Poland?