Middle East

We Will Remember Them: How World War One Shaped the Modern World

The 11th November 1918 saw the end of the ‘Great War’. An estimated 15-19 million people had been killed, a further 23 million military personnel had been wounded, and 8 million civilians had also lost their lives. How far was World War I a turning point for the way the world works today? The First […]

Saudi Arabia, Freedom of Speech, and Durham

Wajd Beshara explores the link between the murder of Khashoggi and the detainment of Matthew Hedges in an insightful new series on the Middle East.