Author Archives: Miles Amoore
Chasing girls not lions – the Maasai olympics
The Sunday Times – TO WIN the attention of girls some young men in Britain might consider lifting weights, flashing their money or buying a fancy motorbike. Not young Maasai warriors in Kenya: they kill lions.
Israel licked by flames of ‘lone wolf’ intifada
The Sunday Times – THERE was little to indicate that Ghassan Abu Jamal was about to carry out the deadliest attack in Jerusalem for six years. The 27-year-old father of two had expressed anger over Israel’s decision to restrict access to one of Islam’s holiest sites.
Inside Boko Haram’s citadel of death
The Sunday Times – FOR the people of Gwoza, the first sign that the assault on their town was unlike any other came three days after it fell, when corpses began to appear in the streets.
Is troubled Lamu a paradise lost?
The Sunday Times – It went from hippie haven to celebrity playground, but the Kenyan island kept its charm. Can it survive the twin threats of terrorism and development?
Isis seeks secrets to Iran’s nuclear programme
The Sunday Times – THE militant Islamist group Isis is urging its members to plan for a “coming” war with Iran and wants to get hold of the secrets of the country’s clandestine nuclear programme, according to a manifesto believed to have been written by one of its most senior members.