France Dismisses Misleading Statements from Bahrain’s Foreign Minister on “Political Dialogue” in Bahrain
1 May 2019 – Yesterday, President Macron of France received King Hamad of Bahrain at the Palace Elysee in Paris. Following the meeting, palace staff released an official press release on their website, in which they stated that “the president encouraged Bahraini authorities to continue their efforts to re-establish a political dialogue that includes all…
The “reformist” face of the Saudi crown prince, Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) that appears to the West is a camouflage to a more sinister face of repression, dictatorship and state terrorism. The real face of the Saudi regime was laid bare this week when regime’s troops stormed the Eastern city of Qatif, raided many houses and detained scores of innocent people.
Ripples of reform from Riyadh have been attracting positive press for the Saudis in Washington. The government recently pledged to permit women to drive, allow movie theaters into the country and to teach physical education to girls in schools. These are important steps, especially for gender equality.
French scholar Mariam Abou Zahab, who was considered an authority on Pakistan and sectarianism, is no more Pakistan lost a good friend on November 1, 2017, when French scholar Mariam Abou Zahab lost her fight against cancer in Paris, France. She was considered an authority on Pakistan and one of the few pro-Pakistan academicians in the West.
Enseignement 2017-2018 – Culture matérielle et pratiques dévotionnelles dans les sociétés chiites : HABU
Descriptif de l’enseignement ” Culture matérielle et pratiques dévotionnelles dans les sociétés chiites ” de l’EHESS pour l’année 2017-2018
The Edinburgh workshop addressed Shii perceptions about being Shii in Scotland, the UK and elsewhere in the Western diaspora. The workshop was held in Edinburgh over 5-7 May, 2017 and included academic presentations and discussions by representatives of the faith community itself.