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New book explores the Syrian Refugee crisis

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New book explores the Syrian Refugee crisis

New book explores the Syrian Refugee crisis We have all seen the heartbreaking photos of Syrian refugees, but few of us will ever know firsthand what it’s like to be one. THE MAP OF SALT AND STARS (Touchstone; Hardcover; $27; ISBN: 9780501169038; on sale: May 1, 2018), the debut novel by Syrian American writer Jennifer…

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Georgetown Professor pens new book on Arab Culture in Doha

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Georgetown Professor pens new book on Arab Culture in Doha

Georgetown Professor pens new book on Arab Culture in Doha The Doha Experiment by Gary Wasserman is a fascinating and illuminating window into Arab culture by a professor teaching American politics at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar. The following is quoted from the author about his newly relased book, The Doha…

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New Book: “Burning Country” – New edition, Syrians in Revolution and War

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New Book: “Burning Country” – New edition, Syrians in Revolution and War

New Book: “Burning Country” – New edition, Syrians in Revolution and War by authors Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami Paperback | 20th February 2018 | 9780745337821 | 320pp | £14.99 In 2011, many Syrians took to the streets of Damascus to demand the overthrow of the government of Bashar al-Assad. Today, much of Syria has become a war…

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Fifth Wednesday Journal publishes essays from Middle East writers

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Fifth Wednesday Journal publishes essays from Middle East writers

Fifth Wednesday Journal publishes essays from Middle East writers Fifth Wednesday Journal, a twice yearly publication, released its latest issue which focuses on the experiences and writings of authors whose origins trace to the Middle East and North Africa. The Journal features the submissions of 33 authors and photographers and is now available for purchase….

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Blood in the Desert: Only The Unwavering Power Of Love And Faith Can Overcome Persecution

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Blood in the Desert: Only The Unwavering Power Of Love And Faith Can Overcome Persecution

Blood in the Desert: Only The Unwavering Power Of Love And Faith Can Overcome Persecution Religious persecution was an all-too cruel reality for early Christians in 294 A.D. The Roman Empire searched relentlessly for believers, torturing and killing some and selling others into slavery. It was a dark time for Miriam, an orphaned young woman…

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Adam Levinson releases new book The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah

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Adam Levinson releases new book The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah

Adam Levinson releases new book The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East By Adam Valen Levinson In THE ABU DHABI BAR MITZVAH: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East [W. W. Norton & Company; November 14, 2017; $25.95 hardcover], Valen Levinson, armed only with college…

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