Osama Filali Naji

Osama Filali Naji is a political scientist and commentator who has previously worked as an analyst at University of Birmingham, Quilliam and Google.​

In defence of Jordan B. Peterson

One of the hardest things about running a website like ours – a postcolonial research centre focused on Arab politics …

Why Saudi chose not to back Morocco’s World Cup bid

It’s interesting that Donald Trump has now decided that he is “United as One” with Mexico and Canada for a …

My gripe with monarchy

It seems almost conceivable that, in 2018, we still have governments that obtain their power through hereditary decree. Inside and …

North Korea: should Trump be thanked for clearing his own mess?

Friends and enemies often swap sides and end up respecting each other. It is an age-old theme in Hollywood blockbusters …

arabmillennial.net server migration

Due to high demand on our website (50,000 visitors/300,000 visits per month for 2018), we will be migrating our website …

UK ISIS members should be trialed in international courts

1. Background Arab Millennial is a website that focuses on progress and development across Arab diaspora of all walks of …

The spiritual crises of European Arabs

Arab Millennial is an Arab website that is not directly associated with a particular religion – not all Arabs are …

Harvard University lists Arab Millennial on its online think-tank directory

Harvard University has placed Arab Millennial (AM) on its online directory and library resource listing useful think-tanks from around the …

Is this a portrait of Fatima al-Fihri?

The featured image is an orientalist depiction of a woman painted by Jan Frans Portaels in 1877. As you may …

Life lessons from Kahlil Gibran’s “The Prophet”

The featured image is a painting by the author discussed, Kahlil Gibran. For more information Google “خمسة‎‎” or “Hamsa”. *** …

Balfour Declaration centenary: a day for contemplation

UK Prime Minister Theresa May recently expressed pride in the upcoming centenary anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, with intent to …

Arabs and Jews: examples of shared cultural practices

Finding similarities in cultural practices is an important tool through which we can improve our understandings on the origins of …