An Iraqi diplomat and writer, the author was appointed to the Iraqi Foreign Service where he spent 23 years in various countries around the world and later served as a director general in the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In this interesting and enlightening book, Safwat uncovers a collection of previously top-secet documents by...
National Bestseller and previously named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Washington Post, here is an inside look at the FBI by a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. This is the story of the FBI and how it has become the most powerful intelligence service of the United States.
Available in Arabic for the first time, this book presents a groundbreaking and accessible overview of human history and its place in the overarching history of life, the Earth, and the Universe. Author, scholar, researcher and lecturer, Fred Spier, offers new theories into the future of humanity with a sweeping view of the past....
American universities have been credited, among other things, with the discovery of the laser, GPS, MRI, radar, and Viagra. Here the author presents the American university as a national resource that should be supported and protected as a catalyst for economic growth and a source for solutions to the myriad of complex problems dotting the...
Somali oral tradition is brought to life in print in five stories told through generations and researched by the author who traveled to tribal lands to interview elders who were there.
Originally published in English by Oxford University Press, the editors present a different perspective of the Great War by examining, not only the war years (1914-18), but also the violent years immediately preceding and following, thus presenting World War I as a war between empires, not simply a European war between nation-states.
Jeremy Scahill's scathing expose of deadly covert operations sanctioned by the U.S government, funded by off-the-books budgets, and performed without appropriate congressional oversight is now available in Arabic.
A scathing account of the role German women played in the perpetration of the Holocaust. The German translation of Wendy Lower's "Hitler's Furies."
The 7th century Islamic scholar Ibn Arabi wrote extensively about his belief that women and men are equal. Moroccan novelist and researcher, Nuzha Baradha, offers commentary and insight into Ibn Arabi's thoughts on women.
The most important Islamic history of the premodern world; written by the great 14th century Arab scholar, Ibn Khaldun, this monumental work presented the foundation of several fields of knowledge including philosophy, sociology, economics, and more.
Is Damascus the ‘chastity capital’ of the Middle East, where perceptions of wealth and class fuel female rivalries? How do gay men cruise in Beirut? How do young women in Tunis cope with both social pressures to become thin and family pressures to gain weight? A fresh look at sexual behavior in Arab culture.