A rabbi, a reverend and an imam have a plan for peace in middle America

June 23, 2017 11:04 am2 comments
A rabbi, a reverend and an imam have a plan for peace in middle America

When most people think of Omaha, they imagine sizzling steaks, billionaire Warren Buffet or even former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling out before the snap. (Remember “Omaha-Omaha”?). But if a group of clergymen have their way, Nebraska’s largest city will soon also be known as the home of interfaith dialogue […]

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Emirati inspired artistic workshops spark creativity at Manarat Al Saadiyat Ramadan Evenings

June 16, 2017 12:59 pm2 comments
Emirati inspired artistic workshops spark creativity at Manarat Al Saadiyat Ramadan Evenings

In commemoration of the Holy Month of Ramadan, visitors and guests are invited to take part in a compelling set of interactive, educational and artistically engaging workshops at the inaugural edition of Manarat Al Saadiyat Ramadan Evenings, a bespoke program organized by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu […]

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The last Muslim King in Spain

June 2, 2017 4:25 pm1 comment
The last Muslim King in Spain

Based on original research, and drawing attention to the connections between the medieval Moorish King Boabdil, and current social and political concerns in Europe today, Cambridge Academic Elizabeth Drayson presents the first and full account in any language of the Moorish Sultan or Granada, and head of Nasrid Dynasty.   […]

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Qatar looks to woo UK with ‘Wall Street of the Middle East’ pitch

May 26, 2017 2:04 pm1 comment
Qatar looks to woo UK with ‘Wall Street of the Middle East’ pitch

Qatar is on a fresh drive to woo the UK’s financial community, marketing itself as the “Wall Street of the Middle East” at roadshows across the country as it spruces up its image ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.   To read more, click here. 

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The Arab Prince Standing Up to Trump

May 5, 2017 4:18 pm0 comments
The Arab Prince Standing Up to Trump

If ever there were a sign that the world is upside down, it is that a Muslim prince from an Arab royal family is now one of the leading voices defending human rights on the global stage. At a time when the issue seems to be taking a back seat […]

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Middle East philanthropists lean towards building a civil society

4:11 pm0 comments
Middle East philanthropists lean towards building a civil society

Philanthropy in the Middle East can be a precarious business, something Sheikh Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber knows only too well. In 2013, the founder and chairman of the MBI Group, which has interests in oil, real estate and the leisure industry, set up a media training institute in Sana’a, […]

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