May 2020: Coda Story: The coup that wasn’t — the latest conspiracy against Qatar.
March 2020: Coda Story: Surveillance gets the graphic novel treatment.
March 2020: Coda Story: Foreign workers in the Gulf can’t call home during coronavirus crisis.
March 2020: Coda Story: Disinformation about Qatar surges in wake of COVID-19.
June 2019: The Observer: Perfect mix: using cooking to link refugees and neighbours.
May 2019: The Guardian, Behind the Bloodshed: the chilling untold stories about Charles Manson.
November 2018: The World Today, Black power brokers.
June 2018: New Statesman, The changing shape of Britain’s mosques.
March 2018: Roads & Kingdoms, A robot can cook you roti, but it won’t taste like home.
September 2017: Financial Times, Congestion drives urban invention in the Middle East.
August 2017: Podcast, Financial Times, Arabic language ebookstore finds readers but not payers.
July 2017: Prospect, How Indian and Pakistani filmmakers wrestled with the ghosts of Partition.
March 2017: Financial Times, Dubai leads Arab start-ups.
December 2016: Columbia Journalism Review, Mysterious shutdown plagues popular news site in Qatar.
September 2016: Columbia Journalism Review, Terrorism’s history lessons for political reporters.
September 2016: Columbia Journalism Review, Fear and the Ballot Box: How Political and Media Responses to Terrorism Influence Elections.
January 2014: Think Magazine, Start-Up Cities.
September 2013: Think Magazine, New Harvests in the Desert.
August 2013: The World Today, Saudi Arabia’s buzzing arts scene.
February 2013: The World Today, Misogyny in Bollywood.
January 2013: BBC, Old Doha.
October 2012: The World Today, Bollywood for grown-ups.
April 2012: The World Today, Focusing on the front line.
April 2005: The Times, Iraq rage drives family furies that will harry Blair at the ballot box.
March 2005: The Times, The most expensive album never released.
The following five longform pieces were published as a week long series on Muslim Britain in 2003. The reporting, writing and editing took three months.
July 2004: The Times, Muslim Britain Part 1, Mosques Sources of spiritual comfort, or so out of touch.
July 2004: The Times, Muslim Britain Part 2, No drink, no drugs, no sex. No chance.
July 2004: The Times, Muslim Britain Part 3, I want to be a rap star. But if my dad finds out . .
July 2004: The Times, Muslim Britain Part 4, Lured by the big city – even if it’s racist.
July 2004: The Times, Muslim Britain Part 5, Populus poll, ‘If we were attacked, I’d die for this country’.
April 2003: The Observer, Iraq, Waiting for the nation’s wounds to heal.
April 2003: The Observer, Iraq, Aid that comes too little, too late.
April 2003: The Observer, Iraq, Tomato republic.
March 2003: The Observer, Iraq, A bitter chaos as trickle of aid begins.
March 2993: The Observer, Iraq, Jubilation turns to hate as aid arrives.
March 2003: The Observer, Iraq, Reliving old battles.
November 2002: The Observer, Distant voices tell of life for Britons caged in Camp Delta.
July 2002: The Observer, India, Militants seek Muslim-free India.
July 2002: The Observer, Things can only get bitter.
July 2002: The Observer, Los Angeles, Lost Angeles.
February 2002: New Statesman, At the weekend, Islam gets angry.
May 2001: The Observer, Afghanistan, Afghans face human tragedy.
May 2001: The Observer, Afghanistan, Afghans face catastrophe as flames of war are rekindled.
February 2001: The Observer, France, Forgotten tribe’s endless trek.
February 2001: The Observer, India, Killer’s trial exposes Bollywood’s gangsters.
March 2000: The Observer, Zimbabwe, A shot away from anarchy.