Alia Allana

The writer is a Mumbai-based journalist.

The jihad on Twitter
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

When journalists are kept away from the frontline, propaganda and disinformation can rush in.

There can be no Arab League without Syria,Egypt and Iraq: Bashar’s man in UN
Fri, Apr 05, 2013

Syria's UN ambassador Bashar Ja’afari talks to Alia Allana about the challenges facing Syria.

Why Syria is not Egypt
Mon, Mar 11, 2013

The civil war could lead to sectarian conflict across the Arab Middle East

The war witness
Mon, Feb 20, 2012

The Middle East was Anthony Shadid’s muse

Schoolbus falls in river,4 kids among 6 dead
Sun, Feb 19, 2012

Four children between the ages of eight and 11 were among six killed Saturday when a school bus plunged into the Kalvi river in Aldona village near here.

The Syrian isolation
Mon, Dec 05, 2011

The crisis in Damascus takes a turn for the worse

Tahrir,Part 2
Thu, Nov 24, 2011

Cairo worries if its revolution will get derailed

Spring in their step
Sat, Nov 19, 2011

How Kuwait is different from Egypt,Tunisia,Yemen

Magnet on the Bosphorus
Fri, Nov 11, 2011

The increasing allure of the Turkish model

Tunisia rises
Tue, Nov 01, 2011

After the first elections of the Arab Spring,there is hope and concern

Yemen on the edge
Wed, Oct 19, 2011

Violence erupts again as Saleh desperately holds on

Bend in the road
Thu, Oct 06, 2011

How Formula One has gone global and transformed itself

Breaching the Gulf
Thu, Sep 29, 2011

Is that a whiff of Arab Spring in the Emirates and Saudi Arabia?

This Syrian summer
Tue, Sep 06, 2011

Why it should not be compared to Egypt or Tunisia?

Concert of Faith
Sun, Sep 04, 2011

A visit to Medina during Ramzan reveals the triumph of belief.

Tripoli’s challenge
Wed, Aug 24, 2011

The endgame is on in Libya.

‘Join in mate,this one is on the state’
Sun, Aug 21, 2011

How four days of rioting,and the inexplicable rage of young men and women,bitterly divided London

Lady Luxe and the Desert City
Sat, Aug 20, 2011

Sometime in the mid-1990s,modern Dubai took shape: the once-sleepy emirate became the world’s largest construction site as a dhow-shaped.

Restive in Olympic city
Fri, Aug 12, 2011

Voices on the London street.

The Istanbul gambit
Wed, Aug 03, 2011

How Erdogan marginalised the military?

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