Monthly Archives: February 2015

Indian Manuscript Microfilm Collection

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

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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 Continue reading

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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 Continue reading

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Ozgecan Turkey Rape / Murder Victim

Murder/Rape Victim Funeral in Turkey On Feb 11th, Ozgecan Aslan, a 20-year-old university student, caught a bus from Adana to Mersin as was her routine from school to home. As the last passenger gets off the bus, she’s left alone with the driver, his father and his friend. Two days later, three suspects were captured
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Moghul Ruler Aurangzab Falls in Love

Aurangzeb Falls in Love How the heartless emperor Aurangzeb fell in love at first sight The Mughal ruler is usually portrayed as a calculating, warring ruler. But that is just part of the story. Rana Safvi Yesterday · 08:03 am Photo … Continue reading Continue reading

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Armenian Group Urges Gallipoli Commemoration Boycott

Article Link on Armenian Groups Urging Gallipoli Boycott Boycott Gallipoli, Head to Yerevan Say Turkey Rights Groups By Contributor on February 6, 2015 in Headline, News Turkey Rights Groups Call on World Leaders to Boycott Gallipoli,  Visit Yerevan on Genocide Centennial On Feb. 6, human rights organizations in Turkey issued a statement urging world leaders
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Al-Tikriti Publishes Article on 16th Century Captives

Al-Tikriti Publishes Article on 16th Century Captives
The Turkish History Foundation [TTK: Türk Tarih Kurumu], recently published the conference proceedings from the “International Piri Reis and Turkish Maritime History Symposium” [“Uluslararası Piri Reis ve Türk Denizcilik Tarihi Sempozyumu”], which Professor of History and American Studies Nabil Al-Tikriti participated in at Istanbul in September, 2013. The title of this peer-reviewed volume is Findings in […] Continue reading

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