Shiite nationalism? Sistani, Present in Absence

Shiite nationalism? Sistani, Present in Absence

Protesters wave the Iraqi flag and pictures of Ali al-Sistani in a demonstration of support to the Prime Minister on Tahrir Square in Baghdad. © AP This is an extended version of an article previously published, in French and in Arabic, by Orient XXI. It does not take...
Doha en Érythrée

Doha en Érythrée

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmed Al Bashir and Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki at the opening of Kassala-Al Lafa Highway, Kesala, Sudan, 26th October 2011 (©The Peninsula) Si l’extraordinaire élan qu’a connu la...