What is a caliph – and why has the leader of Isis declared himself to be one?
The title Sultan designating a strong temporal ruler was granted by the Caliph to the Seljuks ... bastardised the title Amir al-Mu’minin by referring to the fair-haired blue-eyed Caliph Mohammed al-Nasir (1199-1214) as the Miramamolin.
Two Critics Sample the Frieze Art Fair
Titled “Weapon,” it consists of a three-sided ruler attached to a rock by a wrist watch’s ... is showing a Florian Meisenberg installation that fits in perfectly at an art fair because it takes its cue from another “nonspace”: the airport ...
Egypt needs a fair and firm leader – not a hero
The country needs a fair and firm leader, someone who has an understanding ... and very harsh application, of laws that favour the rulers and the marginalisation of laws that do not serve the government or its affiliates. Successful implementation of ...
What is a micro-SIM?
The first thing you are going to want is a ruler, to ensure you hit that ... Get it right and you have just saved yourself a fair bit of hassle and in some cases expense, as networks can charge for a micro-SIM to be posted. Yes, but you will need a ...
The Putin Divorce: What Russia’s Rulers Hide
There has been no traditional role for a leader’s wife in either the U.S.S.R. or the new Russia. Yet some rulers have been more open about their families than others. Coincidentally or not, those leaders who presided over softer or more open regimes were ...