Less than three months ago, on 20th July 2019, Benjamin Netanyahu marked a total of thirteen years and four months in power, overtaking the record of Israel’s founder, David Ben-Gurion, as its longest serving prime minister. In two weeks, he will reach another milestone while still in office: his seventieth birthday.
While the Brexit referendum was won by a slim majority, it demonstrated that no consensus existed in the United Kingdom, with entire regions like Scotland voting against it. Today opinion polls have anti-Brexiters in an equally slim majority, revealing yet again the loss of national unity that resulted from the referendum.
With the Trump administration’s May 2018 withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal with six major powers, and its imposition of secondary sanctions on Iran’s oil sales, tensions in the region have escalated sharply.
One hundred and eighty-six years ago the House of Commons finally agreed to abolish slavery in the West Indies. The decision was a long time coming, and many since have wondered what it meant.
As demonstrations rise in Hong Kong, Gregory Lee looks back on Handover and considers the future for Hong Kong-China relations.
Mirrored Loss tells the story of Amat al-Latif al Wazir, only daughter of ‘Abdullah al-Wazir, one of the leaders of Yemen’s constitutional movement of the mid-twentieth century for reform of the autocratic imamate.
8th March. International Women’s Day. In a company such as ours, where so many of our women authors work in a so-called ‘man’s environment’, we’re taking a look at what IWD means to our women authors, and its relevance to the work they do.