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Al Saud: Kingdom of Blood, Destruction and Fear

Translated by Sara Taha Moughnieh

Remembering the Wahhabi forces has always been associated with remembering the criminal practices of their ancestors since the political deal between Mohammad bin Saud and Mohammad bin Abdul Wahhab, which stated that the first must protect the ideology of the second in order for it to spread, while the second gives legitimacy to the rule of the first. 960 more words

Saudia

1 Corinthians 1:10-17 Unity vs. Denominationalism

We’re continuing our lesson series on the Corinthian letters with 1st Corinthians 1:10-17.

I believe this section from Paul’s writings is one of the most timely exhortations for the Church in our day as we find ourselves smack in the middle of 37,000 distinct denominations, countless scholarly opinions on each verse, and an ever widening schism in the brotherhood!

Christian Precepts

Yazidi means "I was created"

Who are the Ezidis?

Many Kurds know the Ezidis as refugees, IDPs, even as devil worshippers – though mostly through biased media reports. Kawa wants to learn the truth about the people’s religion and daily life.

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Sociology

Saudi Arabia's self-fulfilling prophecy

When it comes to the Middle East, the United States has had one overarching concern since the end of the Cold War and its attendant Great Power gamesmanship: countering and/or preventing extremist violence that threatens America or American interests. 1,096 more words

Furriners

Aleppo's Christians' own Friday of Pain...

Feeling the most frightened and vulnerable are the city’s sizable religious minorities, foremost of which is the Christian community whose neighborhoods have borne the brunt of the recent carnage.

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Sociology

Daughter Of Radicals

Hey everyone. On what would have been my mother’s 84th Birthday This poem written for day 16 of NaPoWrIMo recalls with a combination of Love and brutality my memories of a woman who gave many of the values i hold today such as fairness, honesty, and generosity of spirit. 629 more words

Poetry

Daily Arabic Media Review April 13, 2015 on Sectarianism, Iran, and ISIS

Daily Arabic Media Review April 13, 2015 on Sectarianism, Iran, and ISIS

Al Nahar (Lebanon)

Muslim Brotherhood 

Fourteen members of the Muslim Brotherhood sentenced for execution in Egypt… 465 more words

Iran