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Is the failure of Islamic states the fault of Islam? Ian Buruma, Fred Halliday, Abdelwahab El-Affendi, Merryl Wyn Davies, Roger Scruton, Sami Zubaida, Iqbal Asaria and Mai Yamani discuss... by Prospect / November 20, 2001 / Leave a comment. Facebook · Twitter · Linkedin · Email. Published in November 2001 issue of ...
Commentary Mai Yamani Saudi Arabia Is Blocking Reforms Saudi Arabia's monarchy faces two threats: one from violent Islamists, and the other from liberal reformers; but instead of allowing for a peaceful transition to reform, the regime chooses to further pursue its hard-handed policy, says Mai Yamani.

Mai Yamani, an independent scholar who is the daughter of the famous Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani, describes the Wahhabis, for instance, as “the kingdom's de facto rulers,” noting that that they control not only the mosques and religious police, but all 700 judgeships, religious education in ...
This is a very big test for the Saudi royal family. It's the largest in the world and its members range from liberals to hardliners and they are divided on this issue. One of the hardliners, Prince Naif, the Minister of the Interior, is reported to have said on several occasions that women will never drive. But the ...
This is a very big test for the Saudi royal family. It's the largest in the world and its members range from liberals to hardliners and they are divided on this issue. One of the hardliners, Prince Naif, the Minister of the Interior, is reported to have said on several occasions that women will never drive. But the ...
Al-Qaeda and democracy cannot coexist. Indeed, bin Laden's death should open the international community's eyes to the source of his movement: repressive Arab regimes and their extremist ideologies. Otherwise, his example will continue to haunt the world. Mai Yamani's most recent book is Cradle of ...

Al-Qaeda and democracy cannot coexist. Indeed, bin Laden's death should open the international community's eyes to the source of his movement: repressive Arab regimes and their extremist ideologies. Otherwise, his example will continue to haunt the world. Mai Yamani's most recent book is Cradle of ...
Armoured vehicles streamed across the causeway separating Saudi Arabia and Bahrain yesterday. Saudi Arabia said its soldiers were part of a Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) force to guard government installations. That bald statement does not adequately reflect the Saudi regime's fear that its ...
Armoured vehicles streamed across the causeway separating Saudi Arabia and Bahrain yesterday. Saudi Arabia said its soldiers were part of a Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) force to guard government installations. That bald statement does not adequately reflect the Saudi regime's fear that its ...
The daughter of the former Saudi oil minister, Sheikh Yamani, Dr Mai Yamani has said the economic measures announced this week by the Saudi King will not satisfy the demands of the country's young people. Dr Mai Yamani told the BBC World Service that greater political reform was urgently needed.
"When I see this I think of the saying that they fiddle while Rome burns," said Mai Yamani, author of "Cradle of Islam: the Hijaz and the Quest for an Arabian Identity." Yamani is a former Saudi native now living in exile in London and a research fellow with the Middle East Programme at the Royal Institute of ...
"When I see this I think of the saying that they fiddle while Rome burns," said Mai Yamani, author of "Cradle of Islam: the Hijaz and the Quest for an Arabian Identity." Yamani is a former Saudi native now living in exile in London and a research fellow with the Middle East Programme at the Royal Institute of ...
Is the failure of Islamic states the fault of Islam? Ian Buruma, Fred Halliday, Abdelwahab El-Affendi, Merryl Wyn Davies, Roger Scruton, Sami Zubaida, Iqbal Asaria and Mai Yamani discuss... by Prospect / November 20, 2001 / Leave a comment. Facebook · Twitter · Linkedin · Email. Published in November 2001 issue of ...
But, writes Mai Yamani, Saudi women activists are beginning to eloquently demand the removal of restrictions and an end to women's dependency ... confinement is justified neither by Islamic texts, nor by the nature of the diverse society that the Al Saud and their Wahhabi partners' rule," writes Mai Yamani.
Throughout the region, newly mobilised (and thus empowered) Arab youth are trying to move their countries towards reform and liberalisation. Saudi Arabia, unfortunately, is moving in the opposite direction. Mai Yamani's most recent book is Cradle of Islam. A version of this article first appeared on Project ...
"The population perceive that this is an ailing, aging regime, and that makes them uncertain," said Mai Yamani, an analyst and the daughter of a former Saudi oil minister. "Nothing really guarantees for the people a transition to a younger prince, or even a more effective ruler for Saudi Arabia." For now, the ...
This is a very big test for the Saudi royal family. It's the largest in the world and its members range from liberals to hardliners and they are divided on this issue. One of the hardliners, Prince Naif, the Minister of the Interior, is reported to have said on several occasions that women will never drive. But the ...

Al-Qaeda and democracy cannot coexist. Indeed, bin Laden's death should open the international community's eyes to the source of his movement: repressive Arab regimes and their extremist ideologies. Otherwise, his example will continue to haunt the world. Mai Yamani's most recent book is Cradle of ...
[5] Modern Islamic feminism was first used in a modern context by Iranian scholars Ziba Mir-Hosseini and Afsaneh Najmabadeh in 1992 and popularized by Saudi Dr. Mai Yamani in her book “Feminism and Islam: Legal and Literary Perspectives” (Ithaca Press, 1996). [6]. Secular Muslims embrace Islamic ...
"When I see this I think of the saying that they fiddle while Rome burns," said Mai Yamani, author of "Cradle of Islam: the Hijaz and the Quest for an Arabian Identity." Yamani is a former Saudi native now living in exile in London and a research fellow with the Middle East Programme at the Royal Institute of ...
... and Mai Yamani, “Saudi Arabia Goes to War,” The Guardian, November 23, 2009, ...
Nowhere in the world are women's lives more regulated than they are in Saudi Arabia. But, writes Mai Yamani, Saudi women activists are beginning to eloquently demand the removal of restrictions and an end to women's dependency. share0 · tweet · +10 · share · share · share · share · share; Tooltip.
However, Saudi activist Mai Yamani expressed an opposing opinion in her book “Feminism and Islam,” as she believes that persecution of ...
Mai Yamani, an independent scholar who is the daughter of the famous Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani, describes the Wahhabis, for ...
Ian Buruma, Fred Halliday, Abdelwahab El-Affendi, Merryl Wyn Davies, Roger Scruton, Sami Zubaida, Iqbal Asaria and Mai Yamani discuss... by Prospect ...
This is a very big test for the Saudi royal family. It's the largest in the world and its members range from liberals to hardliners and they are ...
Mai Yamani's most recent book is Cradle of Islam. A version of this article first appeared on Project Syndicate. The views expressed in this ...
Mai Yamani, a London academic and expert on Islamic feminism, is a vocal critic of Saudi Arabia's interpretation of Islam and its treatment of ...
The daughter of the former Saudi oil minister, Sheikh Yamani, Dr Mai Yamani has said the economic measures announced this week by the ...
Juni 2011 Mai Yamani, die bekannteste saudische Sozialwissenschaftlerin. Dem „Widerstand von Manal al Sharif gegen die systematische ...
Ian Buruma, Fred Halliday, Abdelwahab El-Affendi, Merryl Wyn Davies, Roger Scruton, Sami Zubaida, Iqbal Asaria and Mai Yamani discuss... by Prospect ...
However, Saudi activist Mai Yamani expressed an opposing opinion in her book “Feminism and Islam,” as she believes that persecution of ...
Mai Yamani, an independent scholar who is the daughter of the famous Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani, describes the Wahhabis, for ...
... sedition, it shows they want to make sure they stop any form of activism," said Mai Yamani, a Saudi-born political analyst in London.
The question for the Saudi royals now is this: Will the US merely be indifferent to their deepest fears, or will American policy in the region ...
In 1996, a Saudi woman named Mai Yamani published "Feminism and Islam," a book that went down in history. In Turkey, academics believe a ...
Mai Yamani's most recent book is Cradle of Islam. A version of this article first appeared on Project Syndicate. The views expressed in this ...
"The population perceive that this is an ailing, aging regime, and that makes them uncertain," said Mai Yamani, an analyst and the daughter of ...
This is a very big test for the Saudi royal family. It's the largest in the world and its members range from liberals to hardliners and they are ...
No one explains it better than the Saudi writer Mai Yamani, author of “Cradle of Islam” and the daughter of Saudi Arabia's former oil minister.
Mai Yamani's most recent book is Cradle of Islam. A version of this article first appeared on Project Syndicate. The views expressed in this ...
Mai Yamani, a London academic and expert on Islamic feminism, is a vocal critic of Saudi Arabia's interpretation of Islam and its treatment of ...
The daughter of the former Saudi oil minister, Sheikh Yamani, Dr Mai Yamani has said the economic measures announced this week by the ...
On March 25th 1975, the King of Saudi Arabia was assassinated, shot at point-blank range by one of his nephews. King Faisal's oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani was standing beside the king when the shots were fired.
Mai Yamani, in 1996 published the book "Feminism and Islam" in Saudi. With the global movements some Muslim women began to protest the traditional practice of their parents in the name of culture along with slapping the way their countries treated the ...


 

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