Dawn News

Irfan Husain

Islam and tribalism

Extremist Muslim groups have given Islam a bad name worldwide. Published Apr 18, 2015 12:54am

Some odd things

For a change, there are cautious words, even words of wisdom. Published Apr 11, 2015 12:54am

A violent endgame

With no leverage at the centre, the MQM has become vulnerable. Published Apr 04, 2015 03:11am

View from abroad: Another fine mess

By bombing the Houthis in a Yemeni civil war, Riyadh is signalling that it is not interested in a negotiated settlement. Updated Mar 30, 2015 09:17am

Action at last

Terrorists and criminals have caused havoc for years. Published Mar 28, 2015 12:42am

Losing our culinary heritage

The proliferation of fast food and the effects of cultural change have caused many treasured dishes to become lost in Published Mar 22, 2015 06:42am

The worm turns

Many in the Muslim world are increasingly intolerant of other beliefs. Published Mar 21, 2015 01:33am

Why op-eds?

Cuts often upset writers who feel their columns have been ruined. Published Mar 14, 2015 06:11am

A meal at the Tang Dynasty

The tale of a hearty meal at a Chinese restaurant in Colombo and experience of cooking lobsters for friends Updated Mar 09, 2015 09:39am

Blaming the uncles

When every sector is sliding, can cricket be an exception? Published Mar 07, 2015 06:00am

Fahrenheit 451

What is it about books that infuriates extremists? Published Feb 28, 2015 03:00am