Rosemary Hollis obituary

Expert on international relations and the Middle East who was director of research at Chatham House, the policy institute. Rosemary Hollis, who has died suddenly at the age of 68, was a Middle East and international relations expert and a high-profile media commentator. Her 35-year career spanned turbulent times in a region that was greatly…

Jordan The Land and the Table

Jordan is a new country on old foundations with an astonishing cultural mix. Overlaying the original population there are Palestinians, Lebanese, Armenians, Assyrians and sizeable Circassian and Chechen communities. Cecil Hourani seeks to understand the complexities of this land through its cookery. After many years of residence and involvement in the public affairs of the…