Papers

Ibadis in the Sultanate of Oman: Religious and Sectarian Coexistence

Published: January 15, 2015

(The following is a summary of a paper on Oman’s Ibadi sect, published in Al-Mesbar’s 93rd monthly book. For an executive summary of the book, click here.) Jordanian author and researcher Mohammed Al-Awawda explores the Sultanate  of Oman, which he claims has been the most successful of the Gulf states in overcoming sectarian tension. The author presents […]

The Jews of Kuwait: Presence, Status, and Emigration

Published: January 15, 2015

(The following is a summary of a paper on the history of the Jews of Kuwait, published in Al-Mesbar’s 93rd monthly book, Sectarian and Ethnic Diversity in the Gulf States. For an executive summary of the book, click here.) The little-known history of Jews who inhabited the small Gulf emirate of Kuwait is the subject of an Al-Mesbar […]