Jewish Journal

Coming through the Slaughter

By Mahim Maher

October 16, 2013 | 7:54 am

I find myself talking fast and loose at a professor's house. Someone's brother-in-law who worked as a television anchor is talking about the Shia-Sunni divide and its origins. A book by... read on

  • Malala and 2 Pakistans

    By Mahim Maher

    October 11, 2013 | 12:58 am

    Cartoon: Satish Acharya

    Everyone - well almost everyone - was rooting for her; but Malala Yousafzai has not won the Nobel Prize. It seemed, to me, at bit far-fetched in the first case. She herself had repeatedly said in the past that she had not "done enough" to merit such an... read on

  • Weird and happy news from Pakistan

    By Mahim Maher

    October 6, 2013 | 6:30 am

    It is never a dull day in Pakistan. Here are just some of the highlights from this week.

    Space Cadet

    The top story is of Ziaur Rahman, a 30-year-old business graduate, who has become one of the six Pakistanis who want to be a Martian. After Dutch venture, Mars One Applicants... read on