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Review: Good Evening: Télé Liban's 100 History-Making Moments

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.16.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Series were a staple of Lebanese TV, which aired its first programs in 1959, and became a money making export to Arab countries.

A Premature Peace Deal in the Philippines

Edsel Tupaz | Posted 05.20.2015 | World
Edsel Tupaz

Following a number of recent setbacks in the elusive search for a lasting peace in Mindanao, the Philippine Congress is trying to rush the passage of the Bangsamoro 'Basic Law' -- a major component of the 2014 Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro -- in the hope of enacting the law prior to a mandatory adjournment of the Congress next month.

Seeking Out the Wildlife of Southeast Asia

Jacada Travel | Posted 10.11.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

In the ecologically diverse region of Southeast Asia, sea, rainforest and national parks are inhabited by an abundance of extraordinary wildlife, some of which are endemic species.

Wild Encounters: Sabah, Borneo

Jacada Travel | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Avid naturalist and outstanding local guide Jame Marajan gives us an insight into the incredible wildlife the rainforests of Sabah have to offer.

Baalbeck: Marriage of History and Performing Arts

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Magda Abu-Fadil

The briefly displaced Baalbeck International Festival is going home. The world-renowned annual event that was moved last year for security reasons f...

What I Wear Is My Choice!

Bushra Alvi | Posted 06.14.2014 | Women
Bushra Alvi

Perhaps, like everything else, there is no single meaning of the abaya for Muslim women across the globe.

'World's Poorest Sultan' Sponsors 200-Man Invasion Of Malaysia

AP | JIM GOMEZ and SEAN YOONG | Posted 05.06.2013 | World

MANILA, Philippines — Unlike many other Muslim royalties basking in grand palaces and opulent lifestyles, Sultan Jamalul Kiram III's kingdom sit...

Lebanon's Jews: Loyalty to Whom? BBC Documentary Tracks Vanished Community

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

First came the book, then the documentary, on Lebanon's Jews who pine for their birthplace, singers Fairouz, Sabah and Wadih El Safi, and recall their...

Wild Man of Borneo

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Travel
Harmon Leon

2010-09-01-elephants1.jpgI spent this summer in the jungles of Borneo, partaking in a 10-day trek through the northern Malaysian state of Sabah.