Oman’s story shows Arab writers are finding their voice

by Rashmee

Posted on June 2, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


The way Harthi tells the story, Oman comes sharply into focus as a distinctive place and its people acquire a distinct personality. How much does the world really know about Oman and what does it know about Arabs? Little or nothing about Oman. Of Arabs, it is mostly based on stories told about them by … Continue reading “Oman’s story shows Arab writers are finding their voice”

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Funeral watch in the Middle East?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 14, 2018


Bloomberg carried a doleful piece last week. It was about the “funeral watch” – in and of the Middle East. Bobby Ghosh puts forward the view that rather than “demographics and technology”, the region will be changed by “human mortality”. Where all else has failed, not least revolution and foreign intervention, death will provide results. … Continue reading “Funeral watch in the Middle East?”

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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