This week we discuss the BRICs and their role in the world economy.
ISIS’ occupation of Mosul and Nineveh Plains villages in northern Iraq, has displaced hundreds of thousands of individuals from their homes. The Nineveh Plain region is dotted with ancient Assyrian villages, monasteries, churches, and other historically significant sites that speak to a vibrant community that has survived for thousands of years in the area. The […]
This is the third article in the series focusing on the current refugee crisis in the Middle East. Focusing on the Yazidi community of Sinjar is very important in our task to better understand how these communities have been affected by the recent atrocities committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) against […]
This is the first part of a series of articles and interviews on the current refugee crisis by Fadi Dawood.
This is the first in a number of articles and podcasts that will seek to contextualize the history and politics surrounding the current political and social refugee crisis in Iraq and Syria. The mass extermination and enslavement of Yazidies under the ISIS in Mosul and surrounding region, and the expulsions of Assyrians from the […]
Portrait of Nimr Baqr al-Nimr an independent Shia cleric in al-Awamiyah, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia by Abbas Goudarzi, Wikipedia Commons. On January 2, 2016, the Saudi government executed Nimr Al-Nimr, a prominent Shi’a Saudi cleric, who spent much of his adult life speaking for his marginalized community. Al-Nimr’s sermons and speeches came to symbolize the […]