Rashida Tlaib tells a ‘beautiful story of America’

by Rashmee

Posted on August 12, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


After Rashida Tlaib won the Democratic Party’s nomination for the US House of Representatives in …

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What’s Boris burqa row about? The man argues against banning it

by Rashmee

Posted on August 9, 2018


The Boris Johnson “row” over the burqa confirms one thing alone – that most people …

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What to make of a migrant who doesn’t learn her new country’s language properly?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 25, 2018


Here’s a woman who came into a western country, worked, got naturalized, married, bore a …

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Visiting the Ben Nasrs in their troglodyte house, Matmata, Tunisia

by Rashmee

Posted on May 28, 2018


We turn up at the Ben Nasrs’ family home in western Matmata. Here’s a handy …

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What meaning did Meghan Markle’s white wedding dress really have?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 21, 2018


That Meghan Markle’s elegant wedding dress was white meant really nothing at all. It didn’t …

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Barbara Bush was the American equivalent of Britain’s Queen Mother

by Rashmee

Posted on April 18, 2018


The former US first lady enjoyed something rare for an American – in fact only …

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The case of an eight-year-old rape victim says justice in India is meted out according to religion and class

by Rashmee

Posted on April 17, 2018 / The National


A brutal rape. National outrage. Repeat. The usual way it goes in India, some might …

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Indian legal migrants should still be able to work; their children need a DACA deal

by Rashmee

Posted on April 7, 2018


Why the Trump administration would prevent spouses of H-1B visa-holders from working is not hard …

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Did Andrew Morton just knife Meghan Markle, she who can smize with elan?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 2, 2018


“She wants to be Princess Diana 2.0.” That quote from Meghan Markle’s childhood friend Ninaki …

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Fashion diplomacy and the perils of overzealous style statements

by Rashmee

Posted on February 27, 2018 / The National


Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has been mocked at home and abroad for his cosplay …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK