A shepherd’s son who counts former British prime minister Tony Blair and Russian President Vladimir Putin among his admirers, Kazakhstan’s Nursultan Nazarbayev has overseen two decades of change in his Central Asian country, while remaining entrenched himself.
Nepal, one of Asia’s poorest countries, faces a crippling multi-billion dollar post-quake reconstruction bill that will set it back years, just as its economy was looking up after a decade-long civil war.
101 East explores why so many young Australians are risking their lives on the brutal front lines of Syria and Iraq.
Hanouneh has spent part of her life in Palestine but is based in Sweden. She has worked closely with many of the finest arists on the Middle Eastern hip hop scene and is part of Beirut collective “961 Underground Family,” with whom she performed at Vena Festival in Lodz, Poland in 2007.
Set in a post-apocalyptic world, the heroines of Saudi Girl Revolution are a badass group of Saudi women who come together in a government enforced camp. Rising out of this brutality the women build and race suped-up motorcycles. Their mission; to fight the evil tyrannical rulers of the corrupted Arabian Empire
Fuss-free and with minimal pins, these simple snood styles are the answer to busy hijabis’ prayers for quick styling and hijab elegance.
Get mesmerized by the hauntingly beautiful voice of Iranian singer Madmazel. Based in Tehran, this is one artist whose voice will truly captivate your attention.
Ten top global snapshots from countries such as Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Armenia, Yemen, France, Greece and Chile.
Lee Kuan Yew International Airport? A banknote with the founding Singaporean leader’s face on it? A new national holiday? The death of the widely revered leader known as “LKY” last month has sparked a vigorous debate in Singapore over how to honour its first prime minister, who famously disdained personal monuments.
Khalid Albaih is a Sudanese cartoonist who shot to international fame in 2011, when one his drawings predicting the fall of the Middle Eastern authoritarian regimes went viral after the start of the Tunisian revolution.
After spending the night huddled in a car with his family at the airport fearing for their safety, Michael Mackey is among thousands of tourists who flocked to Nepal for spring holidays and are now desperate to leave the quake-hit nation.
A joyful family life is a blessing. Having your nearest and dearest next to you empowers you with the confidence to go through anything in life.
Australia on Monday urged Indonesia to ensure all legal processes have been cleared of corruption before executing two of its nationals, as bribery allegations surfaced regarding their drug smuggling trial.
In the build up to the 2014 London Marathon, Ahlulbayt TV documented the incredible story of Hasnain Syed in this acclaimed documentary feature. An awe-inspiring story that will leave you in tears.
Prince Fahad al Saud grew up playing video games, but as an Arab, he didn’t always identify with the villains on screen, many of them depicted as Middle Eastern. He started NAM (New Arab Media) to make games that people – especially girls – in his home country of Saudi Arabia could better relate to.
After the devastating earthquake and aftershocks in Nepal, Facebook, Google, Skype and Viber are all playing a part in locating survivors and getting people in contact with their families.
Khadija Gbla grew up in Sierra Leone. As a young girl, she was subjected to Female Genital Mutilation. As a woman, she lives with the consequences of FGM everyday. She is determined that this form of abuse against young girls will end, and she wants to end it in her lifetime.
Swerving around potholes and speeding through chaotic traffic makes skateboarding the crowded streets of Ethiopia’s capital a risky game.