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Mina Al-Droubi

Mina Al-Droubi

Mina Al-Droubi is a researcher and contributor to The Majalla. Mina, an Iraqi–British journalist, graduated in International Politics from City University and received her master’s degree in Middle East Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.

A Taste of Iraq in London

by Mina Al-Droubi The famous cookbook shop, Books for Cooks, is located just off London’s Portobello Road. Last Thursday, in …

Marrying Off Girls

A proposed law in Iraq would restrict women’s rights by permitting girls as young as nine to wed. If passed, …

Heritage in the Right Hands

When US forces captured Saddam Hussein’s intelligence building in 2003, they accidentally uncovered a great treasure: a collection of centuries-old …

The Ghost of Saddam

Saddam Hussein, like any other dictator, had the ability to divide society; some loved him while others loathed him for …