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Occasional Crimes: Violent Episodes Hidden in Lebanon

Occasional Crimes: Violent Episodes Hidden in Lebanon

This report explore a number of episodes connecting Lebanon’s "occasional crimes" and going deeper beneath the "ridiculous" rationalizations to find the real causes...

“Our modern history began with the sword:” how the Assyrians, Syria’s forgotten and ancient minority, survived the country’s civil war

“Our modern history began with the sword:” how the Assyrians, Syria’s forgotten and ancient minority, survived the country’s civil war

As the ongoing battle by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to dislodge the Islamic State (ISIS) from its last pockets in Eastern Syria continues…

Assassins, Imams and Caliphs: How the Crusades reshaped the sectarian map of the Middle East

Stretching across the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, the age of the Crusades can be considered to be one of the most fateful tests faced by the Islamic world throughout its 15 centuries of history..

Meet the Tunisian lawyer fighting to legalize hashish

Meet the Tunisian lawyer fighting to legalize hashish

"We have been calling since 2017 for the lifting of the punishment of imprisonment for the consumers of Hashish, and today we ask for the legalisation of its production, distribution and consumption"

The Quran says “there is no compulsion in religion.” So why are Muslim societies obsessed with atheism and apostasy?

The Quran says “there is no compulsion in religion.” So why are Muslim societies obsessed with atheism and apostasy?

What is Islam’s opinion of atheism?

The Falashas: the Ongoing Suffering of the Lost Jews

The Falashas: the Ongoing Suffering of the Lost Jews

They carried as much luggage as they can in the year 1862 to relive the ordeal of Moses and his people. Thousands of those who…

"Robust Regimes, Fragile States": the Arab World in the Eyes of Hassan Aourid

"Robust Regimes, Fragile States": the Arab World in the Eyes of Hassan Aourid

"Elections do not create democracy. We will neither have modernity nor citizenship in the absence of a civil state. Our Arab societies cannot be torn…

On Holiday in Iran

On Holiday in Iran

There was a swirl of fabric, and all that was left of the women I’d been sitting between on the flight to Tehran were pairs…