middle-east

Why Are Far-Right Extremists Wearing a Palestinian Headdress?

The keffiyeh has long been a symbol of Palestinian liberation. But in the U.S. it’s been retooled by Boogaloo Boys as a badge of credibility.

Can Islamic Finance Save the Global Banking System From Itself?

Islamic finance has shifted from small, niche lenders primarily serving religious Muslims into an industry worth more than a trillion dollars

Frozen in Exile

For the Iranians in the U.S. longing for home, Soleimani’s assassination has once again thrown their status — and sense of identity — into question

Should You Be Embarrassed to Confuse ‘Middle Eastern Food’ with ‘Mediterranean Food’?

Surprisingly, some immigrant restaurant owners would prefer you to keep getting it wrong

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