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Social Media: New Spaces for Contention in Authoritarian Systems - Case Study of Bahrain, Arab Spring, Islamic Sectarian Violence, Protest Movements, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Blogging
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet
What role has social media played in Bahraini political movements since 2011? Does it facilitate and encourage a space for free expressions of ideas, or do the dominant groups utilize social media to promote their agendas and shape social unrest outcomes? This study examines how the use of social media altered the course of protests in Bahrain on the heels of the regional Arab Spring movement.
The Eagle in the Desert: The Origins of the U.S. - Saudi Arabian Security Partnership - Search for Foreign Oil, World War II, Cold War, King Saud, Operation Hardsurface, Nuclear Iran, Radical Islamism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,440. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Petroleum
The United States and Saudi Arabia share a robust and complex security partnership today. This study explores the origins and development of U.S.-Saudi security cooperation between the late 1920s and early 1960s.
Phases of Violent Extremism: Targeting the Evolution of Al-Shabaab - Terrorism in Somalia and the Horn of Africa, Islamic Extremism, Kidnap for Ransom, Non-State Actors, Deterrence and Culture
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,420. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Although military operations have had some short-term successes against violent, extremist organizations (VEOs), they are an insufficient long-term counter-extremism strategy. It is apparent that a new approach and new way of analysis are necessary.
The Relationship Between Islamism and Women in Civil Society: A Look at Turkey and Egypt - Muslims, Tanzimat Reforms, Kemalism, Islamist Faction, Sadat, Mubarak, Arab Spring, What About the Veil?
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study addresses how the role of women in civil society is currently changing in Turkey and Egypt. Chapter II focuses on Turkey. Starting in the late Ottoman period and ending with the rise of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), the chapter reviews how leaders used the position of women to further their own agendas.
A Time Travelers Guide to Istanbul
Price: Free! Words: 31,840. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A man takes his two daughters to one of the world's great cities that exists in the center of history and our maps. Along the way they meet some fascinating characters, and explore the complex relationship between imaginary time, existentialism, Islam, Christianity, and the East and West. The sights and sounds of Turkey make this a fun journey for who ever decides to read this book.
The Malcolm X Story Retold: In Search of the Blessed Community
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This small book is a poetic retelling of the Malcolm X story, in which his life is reframed as a spiritual quest. The book provides a contrast to almost fifty years of writings that focus primarily on unraveling the complexities of his political beliefs and sorting out the details of his intense life and his tragic death by assassination.
Abanoub
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Abanoub, a novel talks about the relationship between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. Its main hero is a kid called Abanoub. In the first part he is just a first grader. I hope you all enjoy reading it.
Welcome to Marib ... Goodbye
You set the price! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Welcome to Marib, Yemen: the land that Sheba forgot. Or at least most of the modern world, until Al Qaeda and its putative successors made it a tableau for terrorism, civil wars, kidnappings and death; where the German called home, a man who had had no reason to live finally found one while searching for death. Goodbye.
The Last Sentinel
Price: Free! Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
The Indian island of North Sentinel is home to the Sentinelese, one of the world's last uncontacted tribes. On an expedition to the island Dr. Zakir Khan is killed - not with spears and arrows - but with a gun. As investigators attempt to discover who - or what - is inhabiting the island, shocking secrets will be uncovered. Secrets that will rewrite history and endanger the lives of millions.
Ali in the Book of Allah
Price: Free! Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
A collection and explanation of over 200 verses of the Holy Qur'an that were revealed in praise of Ali ibne Abi Talib.