How do we recognize the Arab Identity

By Sadek Jawad Sulaiman — The Arabs are defined by their culture, not by race; and their culture is defined by its essential twin constituents of Arabism and Islam. To most of the Arabs, Islam is their indigenous religion; to all of the Arabs, Islam is their indigenous civilization. The Arab identity, as such, is …

Saudi Arabia to build Chinese UAVs

Jeremy Binnie, London – IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly –Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) announced on 16 March that its president and the chairman of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) had signed a partnership agreement covering the manufacture of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The KACST did not provide …

Against Our Better Judgment: The hidden history of how the U.S. was used to create Israel

By Alison Weir — Alison Weir, Vancouver WA, IF Americans Knew. Org. 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1495910920, 241 pages, US$9.93 Reviewed by Ziad Hafez — Many ask about the role of the United States in the creation of Israel. The book under review provides an unequivocal answer: the United States was instrumental in the creation of a …

Is their crossroads cuisine ‘the next big thing’? Uyghurs hope so.

By Maura Judkis for The Washington Post Yimamu Maimaiti and Patiguli Baikeli at Queen Amannisa in Crystal City: “Uyghur food is going to be the next big thing in the United States.” (Dixie D. Vereen/For The Washington Post) Uyghur people are “really hospitable,” said Erkinay Abliz. So that’s why, when a recent visitor to her brother-in-law’s …