Middle Eastern studies
Middle Eastern studies (sometimes referred to as Near Eastern studies) is a name given to a number of academic programs associated with the study of the history, culture, politics, economies, and geog...
Nations cut ties with Qatar, complicate US terror fight
Rich Edson reports from the State Department
Manchester Attack: What They're NOT Telling You
Which is more important - not hurting Muslims' feelings, or our children being blown up?
Pre-Islamic history of the Middle East
In the 14th century a Muslim historian named Ibn Khaldun wrote about the pattern...
Zineb El Rhazoui open letter to would-be jihadists
The Moroccan-born journalist skewers the notion that France’s Islamists are defending a lost cultural identity, telling them: “You are your own persecutor”
Muslims across France attend Sunday Catholic Mass in wake of Normandy church attack
Muslims across France are attending Mass services this Sunday in a further show of solidarity five days after a deadly ISIL-claimed attack on a Catholic church...
Congratulations, You're The New Taliban Leader -- Here's What To Expect
Congratulations Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada. You've been elected by the central Shura of the Taliban as the movement's new Emir, just the third since it was founded. Here's what you can expect in th...
U.S. Says Strike Kills 150 Al-Shabab Fighters In Somalia
The United States has carried out an air strike in Somalia, killing more than 150 fighters with the al Qaeda-linked Islamist group al-Shabab, following U.S. intelligence on preparations for a large-sc...
Nanny Arrested In Moscow For Carrying Child's Severed Head, Reports Say
Russian police arrested a nanny Monday and charged her with murder after she was found at a Moscow subway station holding the severed head of a child, yelling “Allahu Akbar”, according to media report...
San Bernardino shooters Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik were radicalized for "quite some time"
The San Bernardino killers had been radicalized "for quite some time" and had taken target practice at area gun ranges, in one instance just days before the attack that left 14 people dead, the FBI sa...
Swiss Member of Parliament Oskar Freysinger Has Had Enough - YouTube
Read More at http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/12/swiss-member-parliament-oskar-freysinger-enough-islam-gnaws-pillars-system-laws/ Oskar Freysinger, a member of...
Is Tashfeen Malik a New Kind of Female Terrorist?
Tashfeen Malik’s central part in the brutal massacre in San Bernardino may signal a changing role for women in terrorist organizations. Hours after Syed Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, mowed down...
San Bernardino shooters' apartment: Reporters let in
"This is unbelievable," said Doyle Miller, moments after entering the apartment he owns and rented out to the couple behind this week's San Bernardino massacre. "Unbelievable." Miller was referring t...
San Bernardino Attackers Had Bomb Factory in Garage
The attackers who killed 14 at a San Bernardino holiday party had set up a bomb-making factory in their home garage and planned to use Christmas tree lights to set off their explosives, according to d...
Tashfeen Malik, Mother in San Bernardino Massacre, Pledged Allegiance to ISIS Leader: Sources
Tashfeen Malik pledged allegiance to the leader of ISIS just before she and her husband carried out the San Bernardino massacre, law enforcement sources told NBC News. Malik posted a statement of sup...
How ISIS Makes its Money: Why U.S. Efforts to Cut Off Islamic State’s Funds Have Failed
Islamic State is one of the richest terrorist armies the world has known. According to U.S. Department of the Treasury the terrorist group is taking in $500 million from oil a year. Beyond oil, the c...
Assyriology
Assyriology (from Greek Ἀσσυρίᾱ, Assyriā; and -λογία, -logia) is the archaeological, historical, and linguistic study of ancient Mesopotamia (essentially ancient Iraq and some areas of northeastern Sy...
Hebraist
A Hebraist is a specialist in Jewish, Hebrew and Hebraic studies. Specifically, British and German scholars of the 18th and 19th centuries who were involved in the study of Hebrew language and literat...
History of the Middle East
Home to the Cradle of Civilization, the Middle East (usually interchangeable with the Near East) has seen many of the world's oldest cultures and civilizations. This history started from the earliest ...
Iranian studies
Iranian studies (Persian: ايران‌شناسی‎ Īrānšenāsī), is an interdisciplinary field dealing with the study of history, literature, art and culture of Iranian peoples. It is a part of the wider fie...
Iranian studies - Wikipedia
Islamic studies
In a Muslim context, Islamic studies is the umbrella term for the Islamic sciences ('Ulum al-din), both originally researched and as defined by the Islamization of knowledge. It includes all the tradi...
Islamic terrorism
Islamic terrorism comprises terrorist acts by groups or individuals who use Islamic and Islamist motivations or goals for their actions. Islamic terrorists have relied on interpretations of the tenet...
Middle Eastern cuisine
Middle Eastern cuisine is the cuisine of the various countries and peoples of the Middle East. The cuisine of the region is diverse while having a degree of homogeneity. Some commonly used ingredients...
Middle Eastern cuisine - Wikipedia
Middle Eastern music
Middle eastern music spans across a vast region, from Morocco to Iran. Greek Music Influenced Middle Eastern Music. Middle Eastern music influenced India, as well as Central Asia and Spain. The variou...
Middle Eastern mythology
Middle East mythology includes: