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Iraq

“Persepolis” 19 years on: still relevant?

7/10 Persepolis is a very interesting book. Originally written in French, it essentially constitutes an autobiography of its author, Marjane …

How religious leaders can help facilitate dialogue

The paradoxical relationship between religion, politics and conflict is a contentious issue within political science and has garnered much debate …

Murad and Kavanaugh: contrasting accounts of global justice

It is a great disgrace that we, as humans, somehow became immune to heinous acts of sexual violence. In fact, …

Are there any lessons from Middle-Eastern masculinity?

The phrase ‘toxic masculinity’ has become somewhat of a cliche in the Western world. As a go-to catchphrase, it has …

Did ISIS “hijack” the Arab Spring?

Across the Middle East, ISIS emerged out of the ashes of failed aspirations. The Arab Spring promised so much and, …

The continued impact of Russia’s “elections” on Arab politics

In a political landscape that has brought Arab diaspora Trump, Brexit and a Jeremy Corbyn vote over the past few …

Sunni-Shia sectarianism before and after Britain’s invasion of Iraq

On the morning of February 22, 2006, a series of bombs brought one of Shia Islam’s holiest sites, al-Askari Mosque, …

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 …

My conversations with Nadia Murad

***Linda Wesson is Head of Communications at Arab Millennial*** Background In late November 2017, I traveled to Michigan, in the …

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 …

Celebrating the lives of Arab dissidents – Part I

“The death of one man: that is a catastrophe. One hundred thousand deaths: that is a statistic!” So wrote the …

Yazidis: the oppressed minorities of the Arab world

Who are Yazidis? Yazidis are an ethno-religious minority group in the Arab World, most of whom reside in Northern Iraq/Kurdistan. …