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Identity, Nationalism and the Politics of Sectarianism in the Middle East

ANU Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies PhD Candidate Khalid Al Bostanji reviews the work of Miaad A. Hassan on how majorities and minorities in the Middle East shape political identities. He argues that these identities have not been sectarian but rather responsive to highly nuanced political and external challenges.

The Middle East is a Thing of Beauty

Australian Strategic Policy Institute Fellow and CQ University Lecturer Saba Sinai says that in all the analysis and portrayals of conflict and strife in Western Media, we should not forget that the Middle East is a region with a rich history and a vibrant cultural and intellectual life. Sinai urges the Western media to take responsibility and present the region in its totality.

Iraqi Prime Minister Visits Bilateral Chamber in Texas

Bilateral Chamber hosted His Excellency Mohammed Shyaa Sabbar Al-Sudani, Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq and his delegation in Houston, Texas this week.

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Says Muslim World League Advocate for Unity Among the Ummah

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif reaffirms Pakistan’s continued support and partnership with the Muslim World League this month.

Bushra Amiwala First U30 Muslim Student to Hold US Public Office

High achiever Bushra Amiwala says that if people want to do it all, they need to figure out their fulfillment to income matrix.

Prime Minister says Shia and Sunni Muslims Pray together in Georgia

Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze discusses the social, economic, and spiritual benefits of religious diversity and brotherhood at Iftar this week.

Rwanda UAE Bilateral Trade Surpassed 1.1 Billion in 2023

More than two dozen Rwandan companies now operate businesses in Dubai, particularly in the logistics sector, and Ambassador John Mirenge says Rwanda has big plans to ramp up bilateral trade across all sectors of industry.

Singapore Signs Bilateral Treaty on Appeals from the Bahrain ICC

The Government of Singapore and the Kingdom of Bahrain signed a bilateral Treaty to establish a new Bahrain International Commercial Court in Bahrain and a designated body in Singapore to hear its appeals.

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Russia Launches Roskachestvo Halal Certification

Certification body Roskachestvo Halal recently launched a Muslim-friendly certification standard for hoteliers and tourism service operators to cater to a growing market segment of Muslim tourists across major Russian cities.

Dubai Police Parades its First Tent Pegging Team

The Dubai Mounted Police has established the UAE's first "Tent Pegging" police team, an officially recognised equestrian sport that showcases riders' high-level skills and abilities in horse handling.

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First Arab Female Astronaut Nora Al Matrooshi Graduates from NASA

UAE Astronauts Nora AlMatrooshi and Mohammad AlMulla graduate from the NASA Training Programme in Houston USA this month.
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