Arabian Peninsula Archive

Where being a camel is better than being a poor human child – by Irfan Ahmed: The words “child slavery” would cause most people in our time to shrink back in horror, but in the oil-rich countries of the Arabian Peninsula, it still doesn’t. Camel Racing in the Arab world is an old custom, and
For Shia Muslims worldwide, Karbala is not over, Ashura has not finished yet – by Maisam Ali: Karbala is infinite, eternal and ever-encompassing. This is not only the Euphrates (A river flows through Syria and Iraq) that has beheld atrociousness incarnated by Karbala, but the Nile, the Oxus, the Helmand and the Indus are also among