The Mejadra recipe in Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi's Jerusalem: A Cookbook is Tamimi's take on the traditional Arab comfort food combination of rice, lentils, and onions. And I have this gorgeous cookbook!
Nazi war criminal died after years of squalor in a Syrian cellar
A hero. Beheaded Syrian scholar refused to lead Isis to hidden Palmyra antiquities. A 2002 picture of Khaled al-Asaad in front of a rare sarcophagus from Palmyra depicting two priests dating from the first century.
Donald Trump, who doesn't read books, is ignorant of history – and so is his pet chump Sean Spicer