A City’s Secret

A City’s Secret Zoya Salahuddin Hidden away from the public eye, a garden of flowers blooms. Hundreds of petals, painted with streaks of colour, a clear image of innocence and purity – undisturbed. Like every good thing in this world, this scene, a discerning depiction of humanity’s morality and virtue, does not last long. Ragged

Twittering Trump

Twittering Trump Sundus Aladra The U.S. presidential race of 2016 was like none other, and sure to go down in the books as one of the most influential in American history. With the possibilities of having the first Jewish president, or even the first female president, no one really thought that we could have a

Education Above All

Education Above All Sundus Aladra How does education empower people? And why is it important for all people, especially children, to access it? The organization ‘Education Above All’, founded by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser in 2012, aims to answer these questions through their work and their goals. Education Above All is a foundation

Tumultuous Jerusalem

Tumultuous Jerusalem Sundus Aladra Recently, the biggest news in the Middle East revolved around none other than Jerusalem. December 6th, 2017: President Trump declared that Jerusalem, the historic capital of Palestine, was to be recognized as the capital of the Israeli Zionist Occupation. Why does this matter? Here’s a short trip through time for clarity:

TQ Heroes 2018

TQ Heroes The TQ Heroes series aims to highlight the work of special individuals and organizations that work tirelessly behind the scenes to make THIMUN Qatar events operating smoothly. Ekhlas Ibrahim – Nurse One underappreciated but important individual is Ekhlas Ibrahim, a nurse from Al Khor Academy. Being a long and exhausting conference, health is

Why They Lie to You

Why They Lie to You Zoya Salahuddin False media is a problem. You’ve probably noticed by now: we’re being bombarded with fake headlines and staged videos. Deliberate misinformation of the masses is on the rise, and not without reason. With the constant development of technology, the need for high views and ratings grows, many media

Way of the World (POEM)

Way of the World Sundus Aladra We say we live in the 21st century But why do these expectations prevent our growth in peace? Our children, raised in boxes, called stereotypes Can’t escape, no light, no matter how they fight Society’s built this way, now their road isn’t theirs to pave Little boy, little girl,

The Rohingya Exodus

The Rohingya Exodus Natali Al Jundy The Rohingya Muslims are a minority group in the majority-Buddhist Rakhine State, in north-western Myanmar. There has been significant conflict between the two groups, as Rohingya Muslims have been refused citizenship due to the 1982 law stating that full citizenship is granted only to those able to trace their