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Keyword: Ottoman empire

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Letters To The Editor

Sultan Mehmet II

Muhammad Ali Siddiqi

Rabi' al-Thani 04, 14412019-12-01

The learned writer’s piece was worth reading and devoid of prejudice. However, there was a factual mistake.


Fore-think, though you cannot fore-tell

Abu Dharr

Sha'ban 04, 14382017-05-01

The success of the Islamic revolution in Iran exposed the secular nationalists both in Iran and the rest of the Muslim world.

Book Review

The Ottoman empire through western eyes

Abdullah Abubakr

Dhu al-Hijjah 10, 14381999-09-01

The Uthmaniyyah sultanate, which claimed the legitimacy of khilafah, was as corrupt and rotten as any monarchy in Muslim history. This was a massive contributory factor in its decline and ultimate collapse.

Book Review

Re-interpreting the importance of the ‘Young Turk’ movement in the Ottoman Empire

Dr Othman Ali

Rabi' al-Thani 19, 14201999-08-01

This study is a significant breakthrough in modern historiography of the Middle East. In addition to its academic merits, the author dwells on a very important debate: ‘Ottomanism’ versus both Turkism and Arabism.

Book Review

Symbiotic relationship between illegitimate Arab rulers and their western masters

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 15, 14181997-11-16

A BRUTAL FRIENDSHIP: THE WEST AND THE ARAB ELITE By Said K Aburish. Published by Victor Gollancz, London, UK. 1997. pp. 414. Hbk: UK20.00.

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