Columnist Venetia Rainey

Nuclear deal with Iran would make the world a better place

Thu 20 Nov, AT 17:02 Venetia Rainey

Five good reasons why the West and Iran should come to an agreement – and the sooner the better

Saudi woman applies makeup on a model

Saudi Arabia's morality police bust Mecca beauty pageant

One-Minute Read Tue 18 Nov, AT 14:30

Authorities are investigating a group of women who allegedly promoted a Miss Makkah pageant

Islamic State currency

Islamic State to introduce its own currency

One-Minute Read Fri 14 Nov, AT 10:14

Militants plan to reintroduce dinar, as audio recording suggests leader is still alive

American soldier attacked by anti-American protesters

Anti-American protesters attack US sailors in Turkey

One-Minute Read Thu 13 Nov, AT 16:32

Video shows members of the Youth Association of Turkey placing sacks over the sailors' heads

Columnist Venetia Rainey

Israelis should listen to their president before more Arabs die

Wed 12 Nov, AT 14:13 Venetia Rainey

Israel is home not only to Jews – but to Arabs like Kheir Hamdan, ‘killed in cold blood’ by police

Chief executive officer of ROSATOM Sergey Kirienko and Iranian Vice-President Ali-Akbar Salehi

Russia signs controversial deal to build nuclear reactors in Iran

One-Minute Read Wed 12 Nov, AT 10:57

The deal between Moscow and Tehran has 'set alarm bells ringing' in the West and could jeopardise talks

George Orwell's 1984

Egyptian student arrested for carrying 1984

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Nov, AT 12:25

Banning people from reading George Orwell's novel is the 'epitome of ignorance', academic says

How do Arab media write about Assad and Syria?

Analysis Fri 7 Nov, AT 15:10

President Assad remains a sharply divisive figure for mainstream Arabic-language media

Iranian woman and her do in Tehran

Dog owners in Iran could be punished with 74 lashes

One-Minute Read Fri 7 Nov, AT 14:54

Pets could be confiscated under a tough new law to combat the 'invasion' of Western culture

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