Sudan

The least familiar stretches of Nile prove the most interesting

24 July 2021 9:00 am

It’s one of the most tantalising travel images in the world — a felucca floating along the Nile at sunset,…

Black African lives should matter too

21 April 2021 8:55 am

The treatment of black people, particularly by law enforcement, has become a principal point of protest in the western world.…

A Sudan-Israel peace deal could be Trump's crowning achievement

5 December 2020 3:47 am

Twitter is not always kind to the Jewish state. But the peace accord between Israel, UAE and Bahrain that was…

Have Arab nations forgotten about Palestine by accepting Israel?

20 August 2020 3:21 am

The Palestinians are entering one of the most precarious periods in their nation’s history. The normalisation of relations between Israel…

High life

19 August 2017 9:00 am

As Jacob Rees-Mogg said in a different context, a happy birthday at my age is a terminological inexactitude. I needed…

What Ryszard Kapuscinski airbrushed out of his bestselling book

24 October 2015 9:00 am

I once found myself on a lonely road in southern Ethiopia with the famous Polish author Ryszard Kapuscinski. We were…

Portrait of the week

20 June 2015 9:00 am

Home Talha Asmal, aged 17, from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, died in a suicide bomb attack on forces near an oil…

Griff Rhys Jones’s diary: I am now less of a celebrity than my daughter’s dog

25 October 2014 9:00 am

In order to promote the Dylan Thomas in Fitzrovia festival, I am trying to persuade Jason Morell, the director, that…

Portrait of the week

18 January 2014 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, said that English local authorities would be allowed to receive all the business rates…

Portrait of the week

11 January 2014 9:00 am

Home George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, made it clear in a speech that he intended to cut £25 billion…

Portrait of the week

4 January 2014 9:00 am

Home Six months of talks in Northern Ireland, chaired by Dr Richard Haass, a retired American diplomat, ended without resolving…

Richard Dawkins attacks Muslim bigots, not just Christian ones. If only his enemies were as brave

24 August 2013 9:00 am

It’s August, and you are a journalist stuck in the office without an idea in your head. What to write?…