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Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Forty-Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion, and Collective Memory in the Middle East Kim Ghattas out of 5 stars Since the Ottoman Caliphate’s dissolution, the struggle to establish a legitimate political order has raged on in the Middle East, with varying levels of intensity. At its center is the problem. The Middle East, Old and New IN , Theodor HERZL, the father of political Zionism, pub lished a Utopian novel entitled Altneuland (Old-New Land). The story is set in Palestine in the distant future of , by which time a "New Society" has been established through the mass return of the Size: 2MB. A sweeping and dramatic history of the last half century of conflict in the Middle East from an award-winning journalist who has covered the region for over forty years, The Great War for Civilisation unflinchingly chronicles the tragedy of the region from the Algerian Civil War to the Iranian Revolution; from the American hostage crisis in Beirut to the Iran-Iraq War; from the Gulf War Cited by:
The Middle East & Islamic Studies list brings together academic and general interest books on the history, politics, cultures and religions of this varied region. See also our Politics & International Relations programme. I.B. Tauris is an imprint of Bloomsbury. Follow I.B. Tauris on Twitter. Febru Topic: Politics Region: Middle East. Tags: Religion Power Politics Middle East Security Foreign Policy Syria The Middle East's Conflicts Are About Religion Piety—not just power. The Rise of Islam - Muhammad, a prophet astute in statecraft and military strategy and an inspired statesman, changed the history and destiny of Arabia and of much of the was born about to the Banu Hashim family, reputable merchants in the tribe of Quraysh in ing to tradition, he was a penniless orphan who married Khadija, the widow of a rich merchant. Islam is one of the world's major religions with close to 1 billion followers. It is also one of the fastest growing religions in the world. The word "Islam" means submission in Arabic, which is the religion's main language of prayer. The "submission" refers to obedience to God.
Religion and how it is interpreted is playing an increasingly significant role in the conflicts across the Middle East. This is what is new about my book, The New Sectarianism: The Arab uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi’a-Sunni Divide. Many scholars and analysts who are writing on this subject believe the wars are motivated primarily by. How Politics Has Poisoned Islam. the Middle East is plagued by intra-Muslim strife that seems to go back to the ancient Sunni-Shiite rivalry. politics is to blame. But the misuse of Islam. And indeed, up through the Ottoman era and until the rise of political modernity, such systems thrived. The real history of the Middle East is a far cry from a “default” of : Stephennie Mulder. Muhammad Mustafa, the Messenger of God, had to fight a series of battles in the defense of Islam from his new home in Medina. Those battles in which he led the army of Islam in person, are called “Ghazwa” and those expeditions which he sent out from Medina under the command of any one of his companions, are called “Sariyya”. Roughly speaking, the Prophet launched 80 campaigns.