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The American Hostage

  "Hello?... Mr...? Mr....?" A foreign voice called "Erh... Where am I?!" Frank, an American English teacher said while lying on the floor "You are in Al Salman!" “Where’s that?!” “In Iraq!” "OH MY GOD! ARE YOU SERIOUS?! How did I end up in Iraq?!" Frank sat up suddenly and looking around to find himself… Continue reading The American Hostage

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Q17: Sects and conflicts

This is a very broad topic with a long history so I will try to mention a few points here: • Religions nowadays have many sects such as with Christianity (Greek Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, Jehovah's Witness and more) and Judaism (such as Orthodox). Likewise, there are sects in Islam such as Shia, Sunni, Burailwi, Sufi,… Continue reading Q17: Sects and conflicts

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The Day of Ashura

Every year, there is extensive media coverage of the events on the "Day of Ashura" at Karbala in Iraq, which thousands of Shia pilgrims visit from around the world. But what is the story behind the "Day of Ashura" and why is it important? It might surprise you to know that the day has religious… Continue reading The Day of Ashura