صفعة أيقظت الصحافة الحرة

عائشة عبدالله تريم خلال الأشهر القليلة الماضية، عصفت ببريطانيا أزمة شبيهة بريح فيها نار ألهبت مئات النقاشات وفتحت أبواب جدل ظن الكثيرون أنها أغلقت تماماً . . فالصحيفة التي عودت قراءها على تلقف الفضائح الواحدة تلو الأخرى على مدى 168 … Continue reading

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Don’t teach, inspire

Aysha Taryam The Gulf Today, June 19, 2011 Universities in the United Arab Emirates and around the world have wrapped up their academic year with graduation ceremonies for the class of 2011. Some of which have been televised others appeared … Continue reading

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Too much Twitter

Aysha Taryam The Gulf Today, June 12, 2011 A few days ago I posted this statement on my Twitter account: “Most used term this year, social media. I’ve about had it! And yes I realise the irony of tweeting this … Continue reading

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Writing a wrong

Aysha Taryam The Gulf Today, May 15, 2011 Historically the Western mind has been mesmerised by the Middle East often painting pictures of it as a land of mysteries browned by the desert sun. In the United Arab Emirates, our … Continue reading

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Obama kills Osama to remain alive

Aysha Taryam   The Gulf Today, May 4, 2011 Almost a decade after Osama Bin Laden’s inauguration as the most wanted man on the planet it took American soldiers 40 minutes to kill him. Today the American people rejoice with … Continue reading

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Cupcake And Abaya Nation

Middle East Studies Online Journal- ISSN 2109-9618- Issue n°5. Volume 2 ( 2011) Etudes du Moyen-Orient. N°5. Volume 2. 2011. دراسات الشرق الأوسط، مجلة فكرية محكمة العدد الخامس . المجلد الثاني2011 A Position Paper Aysha Taryam§ Abstract: The author, who … Continue reading

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عمل المرأة الإماراتية وشغف التميز

Middle East Studies Online Journal- ISSN 2109-9618- Issue n°5. Volume 2 ( 2011) Etudes du Moyen-Orient. N°5. Volume 2. 2011.دراسات الشرق الأوسط، مجلة فكرية محكمة. العدد الخامس . المجلد الثاني عائشة عبدالله تريم كانت المرأة الإماراتية ومازالت رائدة في السعي … Continue reading

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Make way, the Arabs are coming

Aysha Taryam The Gulf Today, February 27, 2011 We humans are a curious bunch and it is this curiosity that allowed us to document our every endeavour. Every now and then events happen which we deem monumental to our existence, … Continue reading

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حلم عربي أم مارد أبيّ؟

عائشة عبدالله تريم الخليج 27 فبراير/شباط 2011 نحن بشر، والإنسان بطبيعته فضولي، ولقد دفعنا هذا الفضول دوما لبلوغ  غاياتنا وأهدافنا، كما يدفعنا اليوم، وسيدفعنا في المستقبل، وما يجري اليوم على الساحة ليس أحداثاً عادية، إنما أحداث مصيرية سيسطرها التاريخ في … Continue reading

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الديمقراطية بين الفكر والممارسة

عائشة عبدالله تريم الخليج منذ وضع الفيلسوف الإغريقي أفلاطون مفهوم الديمقراطية أخفق العالم حتى هذه اللحظة في الاتفاق على تعريف مقبول لها . مع كلمة ديمقراطية يمكنك تخيل صورة شخص يرفل مرتاحاً بين ذراعي “المساواة والحرية” . إن الجمال هو … Continue reading

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Democracy Alive and Unwell

Middle East Studies Online Journal. Issue 3. Volume 1. 2010. Etudes du Moyen-Orient. N°3. Volume 1. 2010. Position papers: Aysha Taryam * Ever since the notion of democracy had been conceived by the Grecian philosopher Plato and to this very … Continue reading

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Orwell saw the black in Blackberry

By Aysha Taryam The Gulf Today, August 30, 2010 When George Orwell was writing his political sci-fi novel Nineteen Eighty-Four he had no idea how close his imaginative classic would come to eerily predict our future. It took a few … Continue reading

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Blood on the decks of peace

By Aysha Taryam Editor-in-Chief: The Gulf Today AFTER months of planning and preparation the Gaza Freedom Flotilla consisting of six ships boarded by 700 brave volunteers set sail last Sunday night carrying aid for the 1.5 million besieged people in … Continue reading

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Carried away to Abu Dhabi

By Aysha Taryam Editor-in-Chief : The Gulf Today The trailer to the much-anticipated sequel of Sex and the City has dropped and the girls’ next adventure unfolds in no other place but our capital Abu Dhabi. The trailer shows Carrie … Continue reading

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Al Khaleej an undying promise

By Aysha Taryam Editor-in-Chief: The Gulf Today Every scholar, every writer and every reader has said all that is to be said about the institution that is Dar Al Khaleej publishing house. They spoke of its unbiased journalistic commitment, they … Continue reading

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UAE’s situation with branded education

By Aysha Taryam Editor-in-Chief: The Gulf Today Education has always been an essential building block in the construction of the United Arab Emirates. The UAE’s founding father, His Highness the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, made educating his … Continue reading

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Emirati the local expat

By Aysha Taryam Editor-in-Chief: The Gulf Today On some days more than others we are subjected to incidents, reactions or even words that rub us the wrong way. The reasons are many but the ultimate feeling is one. A feeling … Continue reading

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Body of water tired of name-calling

By Aysha Taryam Editor-in-Chief : The Gulf Today Iran has issued an ultimatum about its feelings over the naming of the waterway that lies between it and the Gulf States. The aggressive demand stipulates that no airline calls this body … Continue reading

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Nothing pretty about this woman

By Aysha Taryam Editor-in-Chief : The Gulf Today Thanks to the master playwright Shakespeare, today’s cinema world has acquired some formulas that are sure-fire winners. In the romantic genre or what we have come to dub the ‘chick flick,’ as … Continue reading

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No longer the farthest mosque

By Aysha Taryam Editor-in-Chief: The Gulf Today The Israeli occupation police have seized the al- Aqsa mosque, assaulted Palestinian civilians and barricaded the mosque’s area in a first step towards their so-called “national heritage restoration project.” This project is a … Continue reading

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