Middle Eastern History

The True History Behind The Looming Tower: How the Story Began

From Time by Lawerence Wright The new Hulu series The Looming Tower, premiering on Wednesday, is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name, by Lawrence Wright — a book that TIME selected as one of the All-TIME 100 best nonfiction books,… Read More ›

How did Sharia Law develop?

Sharia is an Arabic word, literally meaning “the right path”. It commonly refers to the traditional Islamic law, derived from the religious precepts of Islam, particularly the Quran[1]and the Hadith[2]. Islamic law or the Sharia is therefore the expression of… Read More ›