Author Archives: naltikri

Ibn Arabi Writing Contest

https://theintercept.com/2016/01/26/ha-ha-hillary-clintons-top-financial-supporter-now-controls-the-onion/

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Cedid Atlas Copy Found in Norwegian Library

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2016/01/14/how-a-karma-seeking-redditor-uncovered-one-of-the-worlds-rarest-atlases/

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

1802 Wahhabi Sack of Karbala Blog Posting

https://ballandalus.wordpress.com/2014/08/02/the-wahhabi-sack-of-karbala-1802-a-d/

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

NY Times Article on Sunni-Shi’i Sectarian Mapping

Behind Stark Political Divisions, a More Complex Map of Sunnis and Shiites By SARAH ALMUKHTAR, SERGIO PEÇANHA and TIM WALLACE JAN. 5, 2016 Sunni-led allies of Saudi Arabia have cut diplomatic ties with Shiite Iran, further polarizing the Middle East along … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Scholarly Article on 17th Century Devshirme System

https://www.academia.edu/21492061/The_Devshirme_System_and_the_Levied_Children_of_Bursa_in_1603-4?auto=view&campaign=weekly_digest

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Photo Essay on Today’s Syrian Refugees on Turkish Border

http://blogs.afp.com/correspondent/?post%2Fwaiting-for-the-gate-to-open

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

1916 National Geographic Map of European Influence in Ottoman Lands

http://www.midafternoonmap.com/2016/02/century-old-us-map-envisions-united.html European Territorial Claims on Turkey from Europe at Turkey’s Door, The Geographical Review, 1916 “As the French and British were hammering out the Sykes Picot agreement in the spring of 1916, an American geographer named Leon Dominan prepared a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Indian Manuscript Microfilm Collection

Noor Microfilm Collection This is a very promising manuscript collection for Moghul history manuscripts…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Nihal Awad Disagrees with Atlantic Article

Nihad Awad Disagrees with Atlantic Article n September, Nihad Awad, the executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), held a press conference in Washington and, flanked by other Muslim figures, announced that 120 Muslim scholars had produced an … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What ISIS Really Wants

This Atlantic article has prompted quite a bit of discussion this week, for good reason.  It’s long, but definitely worth a read: What ISIS Really Wants What is the Islamic State? Where did it come from, and what are its … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment