Iraq Mosul Mourns Its Minaret, Sort Of
Al-Hadba‘a, the Hunchback Minaret adjoining the al-Nuri Mosque, gave Mosul its famous sobriquet. Destroyed by the Islamic State, the iconic monument is now being remembered for what it never was.
Iraq and Ruin The Once and Future Mosul
The city may soon be freed from the Islamic State, but it won’t be easy to govern afterward. Foreigners—and even Iraqis—had better study its complexities.
The Middle East The Trespasser
Remembering Fatema Mernissi, a woman on a mission to redefine boundaries for women in the Muslim world.
Middle East Aflame Caliphatalism?
An Iraqi exile eavesdrops on life in her old hometown of Mosul.
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