Quran

Ya Allah! Stop treating Arab speakers like terrorists

16 September 2017 9:00 am

Stop treating Arabic speakers like terrorists

As a Muslim, I strongly support the right to ban the veil

18 March 2017 9:00 am

The right to ban the veil is good news for Muslim women

Paul Durand-Ruel, who created the market for impressionism, commissioned Renoir’s ‘Dance in the Country’, painted in 1883

Connoisseurs and con artists

25 February 2017 9:00 am

Rogues’ Gallery describes itself as a history of art and its dealers, and Philip Hook, who has worked at the…

Portrait of Persia’s Prince Abbas Mirza c. 1820. From his bailiwick near the Russian border he dispatched educational missions to Europe, sponsored translations of key European works and imported metal casting techniques and the printing press

When Islam was a byword for benign Enlightenment

25 February 2017 9:00 am

Christopher de Bellaigue, a journalist who has spent much of his working life in the Middle East, has grown tired…

Muslim magic – Islam has always dabbled in the occult

15 October 2016 9:00 am

Islam has always dabbled in the dark arts, says Justin Marozzi

The Siege of Jerusalem, 1099: Christian knights hacked down thousands of Jews and Muslims in the name of God

Why the crusades ended – and jihad goes on

9 July 2016 9:00 am

First a confession. Like many modern British readers, I have contracted a severe case of Jihad Overload Syndrome. Symptoms of…

Spectator letters: Bombing, Botham and Steven Spielberg

5 December 2015 9:00 am

Bombers without borders Sir: To define this week’s debate as being about ‘bombing Syria’ (‘The great fake war’, 28 November)…