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Available Now: The Political Theology of ISIS by Ahmad Dallal

Ahmad Dallal's The Political Theology of ISIS: Prophets, Messiahs, & "the Extinction of the Grayzone" is now available for purchase on TadweenPublishing.com! Read a description of the book below and place an order today:   Description The Political Theology of ISIS: Prophets, Messiahs, & "the Extinction of the Grayzone" More than any other actor on the contemporary Arab political landscape, ISIS represents the most expansive and potent threat to the territoriality of the modern Arab nation states, and it has exceeded the expectations of ...

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Yemen's War [Ongoing Post]

[This is an ongoing post that will be updated regularly. It was first published on 6 December 2016. The updates appear at the bottom.] The conflict in Yemen seems set to intensify as 2016 draws to a close. The deposed president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi returned to Aden from exile in mid-November after his government was reestablished in the southern city. This move, alongside a renewed ground campaign and the continued aerial bombardment throughout northern Yemen by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition, prompted Ansar Allah—the movement commonly known as the Houthis—and the faction of the ...

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New Texts Out Now: Sami Hermez, War is Coming: Between Past and Future Violence in Lebanon

Sami Hermez, War is Coming: Between Past and Future Violence in Lebanon. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Sami Hermez (SH): I wrote this book because I felt there was a story that needed to be told of how people in states of protracted conflict live their lives with the specter of war continually hovering in the background, akin to the sounds of Beirut traffic. The potentiality of a coming war during my research in Lebanon moved in parallel with people and organizations working on preserving the memory of past war, on ...

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Syria Media Roundup (May 22)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.]           Inside Syria US-backed Syrian forces 'fully capture' Tabqa from ISIL (11 May, 2017) Syrian Democratic Forces say they now control all of the key city and an adjacent dam east of ISIL stronghold of Raqqa. Rebels leave Qaboun ...

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Egypt Media Roundup (May 22)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every week.]  Political Rights EIPR report: Targeting of North Sinai Copts leads to forced displacement, not voluntary departure The ongoing targeting of Coptic Christians in North Sinai by militants has lead to multiple cases of “forced displacement … which cannot be ...

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Last Week on Jadaliyya (May 15-21)

This is a selection of what you might have missed on Jadaliyya last week. It also includes a list of the most read articles and roundups. Progressively, we will be featuring more content on our "Last Week on Jadaliyya" series. نوشيروان مصطفى: تاريخ مكتوب بدماء الضحايا The Master Plans of Baghdad: Notes on GIS-Based Spatial History خمس قصص قصيرة للكاتب الإسباني خوان خوسية مياس

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An Untold Economic Success Story in Syria

Hidden almost literally under the rubble of the civil war in Syria is an economic success story that is rarely told. Hanan Odah is a thirty-year-old Palestine refugee living in Jaramana refugee camp in Damascus. She supports her multiply displaced family of three from a thriving micro-enterprise venture. Her husband was killed in the conflict, but she refused to submit to despair and dependency on her parents. Hanan founded a stationery and perfume business, which she runs from the family house that was badly damaged and which she rebuilt. Young, innovative, and courageous, she is living ...

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Palestine Media Roundup (May 19)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Palestine and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Palestine Page co-editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each roundup to Palestine@jadaliyya.com.]   The Occupation Forces Israeli Forces Shoot And Kill One, Injure Dozens More After Clashes Erupt In West Bank A twenty three-year-old Palestinian man was killed after being shot in the chest by a live bullet sent by Israeli forces during clashes in the village of Nabi Saleh in ...

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