Mohammed Khoja’s History and Harmony — Written by Kate Hazell Photographs courtesy of Hindamme on Aramco world com

With every stitch of Hindamme, his ready-to-wear fashion line, 32-year-old Mohammed Khoja inches closer to a global spotlight. Khoja launched Hindamme—an Arabic word he explains refers to “perfect form and harmony”—in 2016 for the youthful, playful and heritage-aware. His most recent streetwear collection blends contemporary textiles with bright patterns inspired by Nabatean architectural and epigraphic…

Pakistan and sectarianism: The enemy within — Qantara de articele by James M. Dorsey | Saudi’s money for sectarian policies

Pakistan′s generals blame their country′s cycle of political violence, including a recent bombing in the Baluch capital of Quetta, on groups in Afghanistan. The focus on external enemies complicates efforts to reduce political violence, ease inter-communal strains and facilitate easing of tensions with Pakistan′s neighbours. By James M. Dorsey Pakistan′s military commanders gathered at the…

Sunniten gegen Schiiten Der 35-jährige Krieg — Cicero de (In German)

Von Stefan Buchen Was der 30-jährige Krieg für das Christentum war, ist der Konflikt zwischen Sunniten und Schiiten für den Islam. Es ist dieser brutale Religionskonflikt, der auch den Vormarsch der Terrorgruppe Isis im Irak erklärt. Eine Analyse ***** Der bärtige Mann mit Turban personifiziert für die westliche Welt scheinbar das “Gespenst des Terrors” –…

‘Gott ist kein Diktator” – Arnfrid Schenk und Martin Spiewak Interview mit Mouhanad Khorchide, Professor für islamische Religionspädagogik an der Universität Münster — Qantara de (In German)

Click here to read this Interview in English version: Interview with Mouhanad Khorchide ‘God Is Not A Dictator” ***** Der Koran wurde bislang falsch interpretiert, sagt Mouhanad Khorchide. Der Professor für Islamische Religionspädagogik fordert eine Befreiung des Glaubens. Mit ihm sprachen Arnfrid Schenk und Martin Spiewak Mouhanad Khorchide: “Die Hauptbotschaft wird aber dieselbe sein: Gott…

Saudi women’s driving starts without arrests — Khaleej Times com

AP) / 27 October 2013 Professor and campaigner Aziza Youssef says the women’s group has received 13 videos and another 50 phone messages from women showing or claiming they had driven.   Saudi professor and campaigner Aziza Youssef said the group has received 13 videos and another 50 phone messages from women showing or claiming…