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Priyanka Jethwa


Priyanka is a journalist and researcher at The New Arab. She recently graduated from Royal Holloway, the University of London, studying English and Creative Writing B.A. Her interests lie in Middle Eastern feminism, culture and society.

Society: The award-winning designer speaks about her latest collection and her experiences within the Middle East fashion industry.

21 October, 2016

Top women chess players are outraged after they were informed that they will have to wear a hijab while competing in next year's women's chess tournament in Iran.

30 September, 2016

For the first time in UAE history, an woman from Abu Dhabi has filed a lawsuit to undergo a sex change operation.

20 September, 2016

Known for his stunning craftsmanship and ability to create jaw-dropping, intrinsic gowns, Kuwait-born Yousef al-Jasmi has become this century’s leading Arab Haute Couture designer.

20 September, 2016

Blog: Beneath the buckswashling witches and hopscotchy medicines, Dahl remained a writer whose life and work were underlined by contempt for women and minorities, particularly Jews.

13 September, 2016