From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
On Wednesday 14 August, police forces brutally cleared out two Cairene sit-ins supporting ousted President Mohamed Morsi, which resulted in well over six hundred deaths. Violence swept over the whole country at a brisk pace, and scores of churches came under attack nationwide. Churches, bible societies, Christian schools, homes, and businesses were damaged and burnt down in unprecedented wide-scale attacks led by what were described as Muslim Brotherhood (MB) members, ...Keep Reading »
The Commission directs you to do what is required to block the websites listed in the attached document and prevent your subscribers from accessing them before the end of today, 2 June 2013. Note that the websites that don’t have a URL in the list, you will be provided with later. What followed was a list of 304 websites. This is the request sent by the Jordanian Telecommunications Regulatory Commission to Internet Service Providers (ISPs) on 2 June 2013, ...Keep Reading »
Based on numbers reported by Egyptian media outlets, below is a summary of the constitutional referendum vote results broken down by governorate. What do these numbers tell us? In two stages of voting, average turnout across governorates was 30%, with Egyptians abroad participation being the most notable outlier with a 41% turnout rate. The only three governorates where the majority of voters elected to reject the draft constitution are Cairo, Gharbiyya, and ...Keep Reading »
"the potential dangers of labeling the Ottomans as another colonial power [in Africa]: Rather than asserting themselves as the rightful and hegemonic rules of a borderlands region, they represented themselves to their local interlocutors as alternative allies to the otherwise impeding arrival of European colonial rule."click | email | tweet