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Words and Deeds: Civilisations, an Alphabet of Tolerance and the Caliphate

Mohammed Moussa
Words and deeds are now the apparent battle-lines between civilisations. Even among Muslims, ‘moderates’ are pitted against ‘extremists’ in a conflict that is depicted to be global and ubiquitous. The recent attacks in ...

ISIS hates Middle Eastern civilisation too

David Shariatmadari
The Paris attacks are portrayed as an assault on the values of the west. In fact, writes David Shariatmadari, the hopes and philosophies we cherish are global.

The Streets of Paris are as Familiar to Me as the Streets of Beirut

Joey Ayoub
Some bodies are global, but most bodies remain local, regional, “ethnic”.