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The distinction between a concern for the fate of people and of antiquities is a false dichotomy
Sara Khan of We Will Inspire
Sara Khan of We Will Inspire pens an open letter to young Muslim women who are considering leaving the UK to join ISIS
Karen Armstrong writes although IS is certainly an Islamic movement, it is neither typical nor mired in the distant past, because its roots are in Wahhabism, a form of Islam practised in Saudi Arabia that developed only in the 18th century
Could the senseless killing of Alan Henning lead to a watershed moment, a chance for a new narrative of hope?
As we watch the fighters of the Islamic State (Isis) rampaging through the Middle East, tearing apart the modern nation-states of Syria and Iraq created by departing European colonialists, it may be difficult to believe we are living in the 21st ...
On 3 March 1924, the Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul was surrounded by Republican Turkish troops. Inside, the last Ottoman caliph, Abdülmecid II, was reading the essays of Montaigne. Late that night, the prefect of police came to ...