Special to Arabian Gazette by Hermoine Macura The word Calligraphy comes from the Greek words "Kallos" meaning beauty and "Graphie" which means writing. In the modern sense, calligraphy relates to "the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious...
If you live in India, you get used to the glaring disparity between the rich and poor. It’s a peaceful co-existence, one that is almost criminal. It desensitizes you to look the other way. While acknowledging the stark economic divide, India still has...
In this op-ed, Mohammad S. Moussalli explores the Hebrew Bible to scrutinize Israel’s claims to land rights of Palestine and Jerusalem. He presents historical and biblical evidence that clear the myth about the ancestry of “Children of Israel” (the Israelites)...
The mere thought of something being unfathomable in this present day and age, where even reading about the unknown petrifies us. The list of ambiguous stories might start with the very well-known but dreaded Bermuda Triangle. Alternatively known as 'The Devil's Triangle',...
Everything From Reverse Brainstorming to the Medici Effect Having problems coming up with the next big idea that will catapult your company ahead of the competition? Do you want to improve your services or perhaps even create a new service that...
In this Op-Ed, Mohammad S. Moussalli analyses the detrimental aftereffects of indecisiveness and inaction of the international community and world leaders on the world. He argues for a change in the criterion through which people select their leadership. We often hear many senior citizens, parents, and...
Gone are the days laughter is the best medicine!  Now it seems humour is the way to make serious issues important. It may sound like an oxymoron, but it isn’t. The Australian train company, Metro Trains Melbourne has created this...
McDonald’s is known for their world famous french fries. If you would like to know how much time and effort actually go into making something as seemingly simple as an order of McDonald's french fries, hopefully this video will be...
A look at how UK manufacturing could receive a gigantic boost from (any kind of) Brexit and create millions of post-Brexit jobs.
Many of you have busy lives, so here's a refresher on the many benefits of the UK's impending Brexit from the EU.
Gone are the days when only an Emirates flight could get you easy entry into Dubai. Book the cheapest flight and save some bucks!  UPDATE: We are thankful to DVPC for the prompt action and helping out and resolving the issue...
Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has now passed 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in 3 million years. After resting comfortably below 300ppm for the past 30,000 centuries, CO2 levels in the planetary atmosphere have suddenly jumped...
"Name five benefits of a Hard Brexit" someone asked recently, which conveniently forms the basis of a useful discussion. So then, let's have it: The UK instantly saves £39 billion pounds. The UK will no longer need to pay...
The moral pattern of politics has degenerated very often over the past six decades or so. Then, politicians and people’s representatives were primarily picked out for their governance skills, civil commitment, moral principles, and human values before other qualities....
"Every day we teach others how to treat us" ...is a truism that hides in plain sight wherever there are human beings And the EU has taught the world and UK politicians that the EU27 countries are famous for their...
Things are piling-up on UK Conservatives, and if they don't get Brexit done soon they'll be out of government, possibly for generations.
Sometimes we wish we were birds. Flying to innumerable places, seeing the world through eyes unencumbered by boundaries and restrictions. But where our idealistic dreams of being birds and soaring across the world map may be left short-changed, there...
In his Op-Ed, Mohammad S. Moussalli analyzes the chronic impotency of UN and failure of the Security Council to maintain world order, resolve conflicts and enforce peace. On January 1920, fourteen months after the end of the First World War,...
“Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated.” ~Kofi Annan~ The only mistake...
Taiwan is truly Asia's hidden gem and a travel lovers dream destination Known as Asia’s best kept secret or otherwise as Asia’s hidden gem, Taiwan is an amazing country replete with awe-inspiring panoramas, picture perfect locales, lip-smacking street food, towering...
So, welcome fellow travellers... to the EU's very own 'Hotel California' where, apparently, 'you can check-in any time you like, but you can never leave'. But of course we know that the UK can leave the European Union -- that...
In an historic referendum on June 23, 2016 a majority of British citizens voted to Leave the European Union, and the ruling Conservative Party of the United Kingdom agreed to carry out the will of The People. So far,...
It's no surprise the wheels are coming off in Syria, and in the absence of an agreement between the various parties on the Syrian situation at the upcoming Munich Security Conference, things are certain to deteriorate further and at...

Cannes 2016

A beautiful casting of notorious directors and glamorous actors With the Cannes 2016 all set to be opened from 11th May to 22nd May, excitement is in the air. The festival will be attended by leading stars and directors from...
Are politicians becoming irrelevant in the 21st-century? If you're judging them by their failure to create a legally binding Brexit Withdrawal Agreement that can be ratified by the UK and EU27 countries, then, yes, they have (all of them) conspired...
As per UK law, Britain is set to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019. Which is the automatic default, by the way. Even if the government were to pack up shop and go on vacation, the UK...
Think about it for a second. The thing we call Brexit is being held-up by a tiny item called tariffs. It's ridiculous. (OK, there are some other things too, but for today let's talk tariffs, specifically, Zero Tariff trade...
In his Op-Ed, Mohammad S. Moussalli analyzes the current security situations and political dilemma in the Middle East in view of ISIS savagery. In June 2014, a major offensive launched by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq & Greater Syria...
Is Brexit the carrot that Theresa May intends to dangle in front of Britons allowing her to have a 'job for life' at 10 Downing St?
If there was one thing that unified the 17.4 million Britons who voted to Leave the European Union, it was to end freedom of movement between the UK and the EU, as the utter failure of the EU's Schengen...