Dr. Iyad Zahalka discusses the recent appointment of a female qadi to the Shari'a Court in Israel, and its implications.
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The Source of the 'Metal Detector Crisis' on the Temple Mount: Israeli Policy on the Mount as Shaped by Moshe Dayan in 1967
Guest writer Dr. Eitan Shamir discusses Israel's Temple Mount policy since 1967 and its impact on the recent polemic surrounding metal detectors on the Temple Mount / Haram al-Sharif. In Hebrew.
Ceng Sagnic analyzes the potential for a renewed crisis between Turkey and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region given the latter’s rising bid for independence.
Djene Rhys Bajalan from Missouri State University and Michael Brooks, an award-winning talk show host in the United States, contributes with an article focusing on social media and online communications technology in Turkey.
Ariel Koch explores the discourse that developed on SNS following the terrorist attack on Las Ramblas Boulevard in Barcelona, Spain, in August 2017.
Raz Zimmt analyzes the public struggle led by Iranian SNS users against the deeply-rooted nepotism in Iran.
Michael Barak surveys the positions of Egyptian users of SNS regarding the accomplishments of President ‘Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi after three years in office, and the general consensus surrounding al-Sisi's poor economic performance.
Eline Rosenhart analyzes the interplay between the ongoing Qatar crisis and the relationship between Chad and Sudan.
MDC Researcher, Ronen Zeidel, analyzes recent developments in the war against the Islamic State in Iraq.
The Current Contents of Periodicals for August 2017, prepared by Ms. Marion Glicksberg, MDC Librarian.