The Catholic Pope’s visit to the Arabian Peninsula reprised Abbasid times

by Rashmee

Posted on March 6, 2019


Weeks after Pope Francis visited the United Arab Emirates, the implications remain profound. For the Middle East, birthplace and cradle of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, there is considerable resonance in the document signed by the Pope and  Sheik Ahmad el-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Egypt’s al-Azhar mosque and university. The ‘Document on Human Fraternity’, as it’s called, … Continue reading “The Catholic Pope’s visit to the Arabian Peninsula reprised Abbasid times”

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Trump Googled himself, got Obama. Bit like Aristotle vs Plato in Arab world

by Rashmee

Posted on August 30, 2018


America’s child-man president is livid about the unfairness of internet searches. The Guardian reports that on August 29, Wednesday afternoon, Mr Trump tweeted grumpily: “For years, Google promoted President Obama’s State of the Union on its homepage. When President Trump took office, Google stopped.” The tweet had a short video that tried to substantiate the … Continue reading “Trump Googled himself, got Obama. Bit like Aristotle vs Plato in Arab world”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK