Khaled Diab

Khaled Diab

Khaled Diab is an award-winning journalist, writer and blogger. He is the author of Islam for the Politically Incorrect (2017) and Intimate Enemies (2014). He blogs at www.chronikler.com

Europe

Belgium's record-breaking identity crisis

Can the slow disintegration of the Belgian state be reversed or is this another death knell for the country?

Belgium's record-breaking identity crisis

Poverty & Development

Do billionaires 'deserve' their wealth?

The idea that billionaires 'deserve' their vast fortunes is a ridiculous and destructive myth.

Do billionaires 'deserve' their wealth?

Coronavirus pandemic

How a 'failed state' managed to contain a coronavirus outbreak

Belgium has long been written off as a dysfunctional state, yet its pandemic response has been remarkably functional.

How a 'failed state' managed to contain a coronavirus outbreak

Science & Technology

The genesis of robotic life and the future of humanity

The creation of the first 'living' robots will raise the question: What does it mean to be human?

The genesis of robotic life and the future of humanity

Donald Trump

Donald Trump: a universal scapegoat?

Trump is possibly the worst US president in history, but does that give other politicians a get-out-of-jail-free card?

Donald Trump: a universal scapegoat?

Egypt

The Egyptian roots of feminism

The history of ancient Egyptian woman can teach the West that it is not the first region in the world to empower women.

The Egyptian roots of feminism

Middle East

Egypt: The war of attrition against revolutionaries

Six years after the January 25 Revolution, Egypt's civil society faces a systemic crackdown, but remains defiant.

Egypt: The war of attrition against revolutionaries

Middle East

Egypt's Christians in the cross-hairs

The bombing of St Peter's Church in Cairo provoked anger against the Egyptian regime for failing to protect Christians.

Egypt's Christians in the cross-hairs

Racism

White supremacy's inferiority complex

White supremacy has been a useful tool to control the anger of the poor and vulnerable.

White supremacy's inferiority complex

Middle East

Sisi's fridge and Egypt's frosty economy

The president's remarks about his fridge reveal just how much Egyptians have cooled towards him.

Sisi's fridge and Egypt's frosty economy

Arts & Culture

Multilingualism: Speaking the language of diversity

Multilingualism broadens our horizons and can act as an antidote against toxic xenophobia.

Multilingualism: Speaking the language of diversity

Human Rights

Israel's war on peaceful activism

Despite increasing dangers Palestinian and Israeli activists continue their efforts to oppose the occupation peacefully.

Israel's war on peaceful activism