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Yemeni Heritage vandalized by the Wahhabi Saudi monarchy

Yemeni Heritage vandalized by the Wahhabi Saudi monarchy

For more than 10 years, I was one of a number of American and Yemeni archaeologists surveying and excavating sites dating to the fabled South Arabian kingdoms and beyond, to prehistoric times. 1,164 more words



Back in the many-days-ago, immediately following the death of the Prophet Muhammad, Muslims divided over the question of who should lead the “Umma” (the Faithful). Should it be some prominent person who enjoyed wide deference among Arabs or should it be a blood relative? 592 more words

Wars Of The Middle East

The War on Syria: The Major Political Players, Humanitarian Crisis

In May 2014, the Syria Centre for Policy Research in Damascus released a report on the economic and social conditions in Syria. Its findings were staggering. 7,683 more words

The International Reporter

First (second) impressions of life in Dubai

Nearly a month has passed since we left the howling wind and never-ending rain of the UK behind and relocated ourselves to this hellishly hot, sandy, extravagant and controversial land on the edge of the Arabian Peninsula. 1,926 more words


Why Is Saudi Arabia Burying King Abdullah in an Unmarked Grave?

 King Abdullah, the former monarch of Saudi Arabia, has been buried in an unmarked grave, the Saudi government announced today. 654 more words


How a normal person can behead another person

Hamas Training A mask in front of a normal face

This article is about normal people, who are not able to hurt a fly, and ‘suddenly’ they will be able to perform the worst horrifying act. 1,752 more words


The Siege of Mecca

Fourteen years following the events of 9-11 and the invasion of two Muslim countries the world is not safer. The threat of terrorism is as high as ever and ISIS is now a household name. 747 more words