• Articles

  • The myth of a Sunni-Shia war

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 17 June 2014

    The narrative of a Sunni-Shia war is so prevalent it is now accepted without challenge – but Abdul-Azim Ahmed argues… read more

  • Mr and Mrs Assad

    Who are the Syrian Allawis?

    Christopher De Bie 20 September 2012

    In 1973 Musa al-Sadr, at that time the preeminent religious authority for the Shi’a of Lebanon, issued a fatwa concerning… read more