From the Editors
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It has been almost two weeks since the bombing in Burgas, Bulgaria, that killed five Israelis and one Bulgarian, and the investigation has still not yielded answers. Foreign security agents and experts flooded the country to help local authorities trace the organisers. One newspaper alleged that the Israeli secret services have completely taken over the investigation and are blocking out their Bulgarian counterparts, which is putting in question whether the Bulgarian public ...Keep Reading »
Mariya Petkova is a Cairo-based journalist. She is the ME correspondent for Bulgarian channel bTV and has written for a variety of Bulgarian- and English-language publications. She is currently working on a research degree in Middle Eastern Studies at Oxford University. Mariya is also a researcher at Jadaliyya and is part of the Egypt Editorial team.
"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