A record number of 33 authors and literati from 18 countries will participate in the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival.
It is nice to know that there’s a new book published by the popular children’s author Ruskin Bond - The Puffin Book of holiday stories. The description of the book - a fun anthology of adventure, humour, ghosts, mysteries, friends, mangoes, family dramas and little boys and girls, surely will have a message for the young readers.
Finland’s Sami Selio hopes to spring surprises for newly-launched Sharjah when the UIM F1H2O World Championship’s 36th season gets under way at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Thursday.
GM Ernesto Inarkiev of Russia won by tie break over six other players to garner the top prize of $15,000 in the third Sharjah Masters International Chess Championship at the Sharjah Chess Club in Sharjah.
Theresa May never seemed to appreciate the importance of tempo in politics. She was not good at surprising, disrupting and confusing her opponents. Boris Johnson has learned from her mistakes.
What happens to a democracy when people stop talking to one another about what matters to them and the country? When people are afraid to speak their minds because they fear the personal blowback likely to come their way? Or worse,
The other day I saw a report of an airstrike hitting a medical facility in Idlib, killing a paramedic and an ambulance driver. Not a legitimate military target, but a medical facility. Then, shortly after, an airstrike hit again.