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Ajam MC
Ajam Media Collective is an online space focused on politics and culture in Iran, Central Asia, & the Diaspora
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Ottoman Imperial Archives Aug 19
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Razan Idris Aug 19
Since Twitter is discussing blackface on Arab TV, time to point out the similarities between how Arabs and South Asians deny how anti-blackness manifests itself on popular TV. Shoutout for - Priyanka Chopra supports anti blackness.
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Declan Walsh Aug 18
Blackface, Staple of Arab Comedy, Faces Surge of Criticism
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CAORC Aug 17
"An Iranian visitor can’t help but notice the Zoroastrian symbols that dominate old Mumbai." A photo essay from .
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Historians of Iran Aug 19
I couldn’t resist so here are some more material produced by the during the of . Here they went for a religious angle: Islam & Christianity united against fascism. was traditional with miniature style margins ~RAR
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Ali Yaycioglu Aug 18
I am posting additional examples of the beautiful and rare Janissary tombstones gathered at Edirne Archeology and Islamic Art museums from various villages in Thrace. Unfortunately there is no sign about where exactly the tombstones were found.
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Historians of Iran Aug 18
The - including Lambton - regraded Persians as childlike and susceptible to rumours. This was reflected in their during their . Here was a great example: a flip chart book with a German soldier being crushed by the planet ~ RAR
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Ajam MC Aug 19
mickey mouse might have some competition
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Has Avrat Aug 18
"One can only hope that the Turkish government’s much-flaunted veneration of its Ottoman ancestry will, one day, also extend to a more enlightened approach to sexuality."
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Noura Erakat Aug 16
What Israel proposed to was their age-old proposition: you can stay in your homeland as a humanitarian exception- without political rights- & on condition you surrender & cease to resist. Thank u Rashida for rejecting these terms and making it clear what is at stake
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Samira- سمیرا Aug 16
My people 😍 performing lezgi ( dance) in the Tehran metro
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Arang Keshavarzian Aug 15
The subway music scene in Tehran is so much better than in New York
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Anna Haskins Aug 15
Race and incarceration, a brief history of how these two are entangled in America.
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Ajam MC Aug 15
The Syair Tabut, an overlooked scroll
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Ali A Olomi Aug 14
The djinn/jinn are a race of invisible beings in Middle Eastern and Islamic folklore. While there isn’t a lot written about them, they are said to live in tribes and nations with their own rulers. A thread on the djinn kings:
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Morgan Jerkins Aug 13
"I can walk the walk...it’s infuriating that the UN gave a title to somebody who doesn’t even care about the duties of a humanitarian." 🚨🚨🚨 interviewed Ayesha Malik, the activist who confronted Priyanka Chopra, for
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Ajam MC Aug 13
A Translation, Transliteration, and Commentary on Muhammad Iqbal’s "Jibreel-o Iblees" - Maydan
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Türk Koleksiyonları Aug 13
This is Or. 16777, the Tuhfat al-ashab wal-Aqran, an 18thC of the Empire and Dasht-i Qipchaq to 955AH. It’s a new addition to our collections, copied by a scribe named Zaynab bint Abdallah al-Tabari in al-Mukarrimah.
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sippin on dat Aug 10
every ICE agent has blood on their hands
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Ali Karjoo-Ravary Aug 10
Hajj certificate/Hajj art thread 🕋
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