Grievance economics versus globalisation

by Rashmee

Posted on November 15, 2017 / The National


  Back in the 10th century, the Baghdad-born traveller Al Masudi wrote about China, its rule of law and careful attempts to ensure justice to its citizens and to foreign visitors. He provided anecdotal evidence of the just treatment meted out to Arab traders. The account by Al Masudi, sometimes described as the Arab Herodotus, … Continue reading “Grievance economics versus globalisation”

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Arabs were in Europe a thousand years ago

by Rashmee

Posted on October 22, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Those concerned about a settled Muslim presence in Europe might want to note that it goes back at least 1,000 years. Recent research by a Swedish university claimed that “Allah” in Arabic was embroi­dered onto Viking funeral clothes, though doubts about the textile’s dating have been expressed by an American academic. Whatever the truth about … Continue reading “Arabs were in Europe a thousand years ago”

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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