Professor Claims Anti-Semitism and ‘Islamophobia’ Are Equal Threats

Are "Islamophobia" and anti-Semitism comparable? Reza Zia-Ebrahimi, senior lecturer in history at King's College London, maintains that the answer is yes. Zia-Ebrahimi recently made this argument with a talk co-sponsored by Harvard University's


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Why Professing Christ Is Becoming a ‘Hate Crime’ in the West

What is the source of dhimmitude—which in many ways paralyzes responses to Islam—in the West? First a definition: "dhimmitude," which was coined by the late Christian president of Lebanon, Bashir Gemayel, and popularized by writer Bat Ye'or, is a


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Immigration, Israel Dominate Most Widely Read Middle East Forum Articles of 2017

1. Smoking Out Islamists via Extreme Vetting In response to President Trump's call for banning entry into the United States by foreigners who "bear hostile attitudes toward it and its founding principles," Middle East Forum Director Daniel Pipes outlines


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Immigration, Israel, and Islamists Dominate Most Widely Read MEF Articles of 2017

Philadelphia – January 11, 2017 – Below are the ten most widely read articles published by the Middle East Forum and its staff and fellows in 2017. The selections reflect heightened reader concerns about mass immigration, counter-terrorism, the Iranian


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The Iranian Diaspora Needs to Work Together against the Regime

Excerpt of article originally published under the title "The Protests in Iran Aren't Over." ...[Those who participated in recent protests in Iran] are still being arrested, with reports of some activists dying while in custody in Tehran's infamous Evin


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Terror Threat Forces Christmas Closure of Ancient Egyptian Monastery

Originally published under the title "Ancient Egyptian Monastery Closed and Christmas Canceled." Local authorities decided to close down the Saint Catherine Monastery in the Sinai Peninsula, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on January 5 and January 6, when


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