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Weekend Reading: Women and Early Islam, Yemen’s Separatists, and Syrian Refugees in Egypt

October 26, 2012

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Helen Lackner on Open Democracy, discusses the possibility of southern separatists in Yemen disrupting the country’s unity.

Nada Moselhy describes the experience of many of the Syrian refugees now living in Egypt.

Asma Asfaruddin reflects on the prominent role played by women in shaping early Islamic history, and thus Islamic tradition as a whole.

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