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Inside ISIL’s looted antiquities trade

Inside ISIL’s looted antiquities trade

By Fiona Rose-Greenland | (The Conversation) | - - For excavators – archaeologists, but also looters like the [so-called] Islamic State, or ISIL – the opportunity for discovery in modern Iraq and…
Toward a New Islamic Golden Age through Science

Toward a New Islamic Golden Age through Science

By Nidhal Guessoum | (Project Syndicate) | - - SHARJAH – The Muslim world’s past contributions to science and education were extraordinary. The Islamic “golden age” – during which scholarship and learning…

How a Medieval Muslim thinker invented Sociology

Stephen Dale/ Joseph Preville/ Julie Harbin | (ISLAMICommentary) | - - Column » ‘By the Book’ with Joseph Preville by JOSEPH RICHARD PREVILLE and JULIE POUCHER HARBIN for ISLAMiCommentary on JANUARY 7,…