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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,…
ISIS and the Abuse of History

ISIS and the Abuse of History

By Akil N. Awan and A. Warren Dockter | ( History Today) | - - Volume 66 Issue 1, January 2016 N. B. IC house style is Daesh, but this is a…