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al-Jahiz's Book of Animals: The transcendent value of disgust

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Jeannie Miller

Jeannie Miller, an assistant professor in the department of near & Middle Eastern civilizations, is working on a manuscript examining The Book of Animals by al-Jahiz, a ninth-century Arabic writer and polymath. 1,265 more words

The Muslim Times

Why Europe conquered the world

Feb 23,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Jonathan Power

Eleven hundred years ago, Europe was a backwater. There were no grand cities, apart from Cordoba, in Spain, which was Muslim. 775 more words

The Muslim Times

Today`s highlight: Royal Jordanian

On Dec. 15, 1963, RJ was established by a Royal Decree issued by His Majesty King Hussein, as the national air carrier of the… 830 more words

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Negro History Month: Racial Profiling. Stop & Frisk.

Racial profiling

Racial profiling is the act of suspecting or targeting a person of a certain race based on a stereotype about their race. According to… 2,602 more words

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