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Saudi Arabia, Iran Dispute Affects Hajj Pilgrims

By Ibrahim Alkhayal There is an ongoing dispute between Saudi Arabia and Iran surrounding this year’s Hajj, the annual trip to Islam’s holiest city, Makkah. Saudi-Iranian relations took a dive this year after Iran refused to sign a Saudi document requiring … Continue reading

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Following Democracy in Indonesia

By Suzanne Slattery Known to most people as an exotic tropical retreat, Indonesia is also home to the world’s largest Muslim population. In the midst of jihadists beheading journalists and Thailand’s lasting military coup, the country’s democratic elections and political situation … Continue reading

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How American Media Frame Arab Culture Since the Arab Spring

(Editor’s Note: Some students in the International Media program at American University are now researching their final capstone projects. These projects will take the form of either scholarly papers, or professional and creative projects. We are posting proposals and updates … Continue reading

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