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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.

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.

Lebanon PM Mikati Floats Plan to Reconstruct Beirut’s Port

Three and a half years after hundreds of tons of ammonium nitrate ignited at the Beirut Port, setting off one of the world’s biggest non-nuclear explosions, Lebanese and French officials put forward a plan for reconstruction of the port this month.

Uzbekistan Receives Delegation of The World Council of Muslim Communities

In a whirl-wind tour of diplomacy, the two parties discussed means to further enhance cooperation between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the World Council of Muslim Communities.

France Awards UAE Minister of State Noura Al Kaabi The Knight of the National Order of Legion of Honour

UAE Minister of State Al Kaabi attributed her honour to the efforts of HH President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in strengthening UAE-France relations.

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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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President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Anjum Qaisrani led prayers in an historic ANZAC Day dawn service in Perth, Australia today.

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