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is a social scientist with the focus on intercultural relations. She is currently doing her Master‘s degree in „Society, Globalization and Development“ at the University of Bonn. Her great interest in intercultural issues and different concepts of society led her to spend one semester in Cairo. She works as an editing manager at the Mashreq Politics and Culture Journal.


Egypt Accuses Qatar of Funding Terrorists in Libya

Egypt called on the UN Security Council and its relevant committees to document repeated violations by some countries, particularly Qatar, of the sanctions imposed on Libya. Egypt accused Qatar of arming and financing terrorist groups and organizations in Libya.

The Victoria Islamic Center in Texas - Source:

Jews Gave Muslims the Key to Their Synagogue

Jewish people in a small Texas city handed Muslim worshippers the keys to their synagogue after the town’s only mosque was destroyed in a fire. The Victoria Islamic Centre burned down on Saturday and had previously been burgled – the cause is being investigated by federal officials. But the town’s Muslim population will not be without a place to worship while their building is reconstructed, thanks to their Jewish neighbours.


Are the Faithful More Selfish Than Atheists?

Common complaints about atheism go like this: How could you think that all this is for no reason? Who are you to say that you know there is no God/plan/divine order? How much hubris are you filled with to make such a claim?


140 Years of Saudi Arabia in Photographs

Here’s a pictorial reminder that Saudi Arabia has definitely evolved a lot over the past century or so. Saudi Arabia’s buzzwords of 2016 are “change” and “modernization.”  So it might do us well to see how far the kingdom has come.

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