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Online Books in Halle

At least 337 Books published in Germany on Islam and history of the Middle East are available to read online or download. …


Baghdad and Iraq in 1901

The British traveler Sir Edgar Collins Boehm was one of many travelers up the Persian Gulf and elsewhere more than a century …


Baghdad Postcards #1

Baghdad was featured in a number of early 20th century postcards. Several of these were printed by A.a.K Naman… Here are images …


Picturing the “Enemy”

My friend Karim Ben Khelifa, an award-winning photographic journalist who I met over a decade ago, has produced an extraordinary film (“The …


“I was nowhere”

By Marie Linne    Dalal contaced me during my fieldwork among refugees who aspire to study in the Netherlands. She agreed to meet …

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