Category Archives: Syria

ISIS – The Inside Story – by Martin Chulov

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/dec/11/-sp-isis-the-inside-story?CMP=share_btn_fb In the summer of 2004, a young jihadist in shackles and chains was walked by his captors slowly into the Camp Bucca prison in southern Iraq. He was nervous as two American soldiers led him through three brightly-lit buildings … Continue reading

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From a Private School in Cairo to ISIS Killing Fields in Syria – by Mona El-Naggar

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/19/world/middleeast/from-a-private-school-in-cairo-to-isis-killing-fields-in-syria-video.html?_r=2

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Mona Eltahawy – Do Arab men hate women?

Mona Eltahawy’s article in Foreign Policy Magazine from 2012 ‘Why do they hate us?’ has been extremely controversial, especially considering the us vs. them binary of women vs. men which excludes men from wanting equality for women. Two days ago the … Continue reading

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Spui 25: The Arab Winter

Under the title “Arab Winter: EU responses to the latest developments in Syria” presented the academic center of the University of Amsterdam Spui 25 a symposium with Luis Simón, Maciej Golubiewski, Adrianus Koetsenruijter, Polly Pallister-Wilkins and Michael Wintle on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Egypt is the worst country for women in the Arab world

Complete article can be found here. Repost from Al Arabiya. Sexual harassment, high rates of female genital cutting and a surge in violence and Islamist feeling after the Arab Spring uprisings have made Egypt the worst country in the Arab … Continue reading

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Why Muslims should love secularism

From NOW. by Hussain Ibish Why Muslims should love secularism Though secularism is widely misunderstood as anti-religious and iconoclastic, all it means is the neutrality of the state on religious affairs Muslims should love secularism. But very few of them … Continue reading

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Syrien’s Rebellen finden Halt im Glauben

http://www.heute.de/Syrische-Rebellen-finden-Halt-im-Glauben-26758238.html  

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