The queen, the princess and the prophet

Although it is improbable that Elizabeth II is a descendant of Muhammad, one of the British queen’s ancestors was likely a refugee Muslim princess. However, the enduring popularity of this theory speaks some harsh truths about post-colonial reality and sheds light on the intertwined history of Islam and Christendom.

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The misinterpretation of Salman Rushdie and The Satanic Verses

Decades after the release of The Satanic Verses and the calls for his death which followed it, Salman Rushdie remains one of the most wildly and widely misunderstood contemporary writers in the English language.

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When a Christian king and a Muslim caliph united against their common foes

Despite the official holy war between Islam and Christendom, Abbasid Caliph Harun al-Rashid and Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne exchanged lavish

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Cultural adornments: How clothes fashion identity and mask bigotry

By Khaled Diab The clothes we wear speak volumes about our individual and collective identities. However, the history of fashion

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World peace is no naïve or utopian cliché. It’s the only way to save humanity from itself

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the major power tension it has created, has sparked fears of a wider conflict. While World War III is unlikely, World Annihilation War I only requires a misstep or miscalculation by one nuclear-armed man or another. That’s why we urgently need nuclear disarmament and world peace.

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Orchestrating an escape from war-torn Ukraine

With the aid of fellow Slovenian musicians, the Ukrainian Youth Symphony Orchestra managed to flee the advancing Russian forces which have invaded swathes of their homeland. Despite their gratitude at being rescued, they miss their families and yearn to return to their homeland.

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“Never again or forever more?” asks veteran war reporter

By Boštjan Videmšek I was almost certain that the Russian invasion of Ukraine would not take place. I was at

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