March 3, 2017

DANTE Recommends: Letters From Baghdad, Tilda Swinton’s Tribute to ‘Female Lawrence of Arabia’ Gertrude Bell

by Massimo Gava War, tyranny and sectarian strife are tearing apart the Middle East nowadays. Yet the seeds for this tragedy lay in the political mistakes […]
June 1, 2013

Egypt’s Graffiti World

With an explosion of graffiti, Egypt’s young artists, sometimes more exuberant than skilled, claim a ground for free speech and memorialising the country’s fight for freedom. […]
December 8, 2012

Water For All: The Nile Basin Conundrum

Egypt is the “Gift of the Nile,” said Herodotus, some 3,000 years ago. That is still true today, but as the struggle for resources heats up […]
May 28, 2012

The Forgotten Victims of Conflict

When the tide of war washes over a country, the world’s attention focuses on the drama of battle, the sweep of geopolitical manoeuvres, the showy posturing […]