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– THE CONFUSION OVER THE BATTLE OF TIKRIT

iraqmapIn mid 02/2015 Shiaa forces in Syria launched two offensive against Syrian ‘rebels’ – actually against Sunni militants from Jabhat al-Nusra in the South, near the Jordanian-Israeli borders, and against I.S.I.S (Daesh) in Aleppo province – near the Turkish border.… Continue reading

– U.S/NATO STRATEGY AGAINST ISIS

Following NATO summit in Cardiff, Wales, ended on 09/05/2014, USA President Barack Obama and UK PM David Cameron with other senior European leaders agreed on a strategy to fight I.S.I.S in Iraq, Syria and the Middle East. Continue reading

– ARABS HANGOVER

as the religious war is still waged in Mesopotamia (al-Sham in Arabic) in the Western flank of the Arab World, the Maghreb and Egypt .national identity is fighting back against Islamic identity as represented by the Muslims Brotherhood (07/28/2013). Continue reading

– THE SALAFI THREAT

The Salafist Movement believes that modern times, modern phenomenons like Muslim nation states, democracy as such, women’s rights and etc’ are the source of all or most problems of the world in general and of Muslims in particular. Continue reading

– BOILING CAUCASUS

After separatist violence ebbed in Chechnya in the late 2000s, Dagestan emerged, in 2012, as the epicenter of political unrest in southern Russia's Caucasus four predominantly Muslim republics. Continue reading

– THE LIBYAN TEST CASE

The first free elections in Libya, on 07/07/2012, became a landmark and a test case for the Arab World and the relation between Islam, political Islam and Arab statehood. Continue reading

– THE NEW PHASE OF EGYPT

Mohammed Mursi, the head of the Muslims Brotherhood in Egypt, was officially announced, on Sunday 06/24/2012, as the new elected president of Egypt with 51.7% of the votes. Continue reading