Caryle Murphy

freelance journalist and author

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Freelance journalist and author of Passion for Islam: Shaping the Modern Middle East: The Egyptian Experience and A Kingdom's Future: Saudi Arabia through the Eyes of Its Twentysomethings; former public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 

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President Obama cut short his trip to India to honor the memory of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.

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Two years of bloody violence against a brutal dictatorship in Syria have awakened the ancient rivalry between Sunni and Shiite Muslims.

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Two years of bloody violence against a brutal dictatorship in Syria have awakened the ancient rivalry between Sunni and Shiite Muslims.

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Two days ago, King Abdulla said  Saudi Arabian women have the right to vote  and participate in local elections, which the BBC hailed as "potentially the most important advance for…

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Two days ago, King Abdulla said Saudi Arabian women have the right to vote and participate in local elections, which the BBC hailed as "potentially the most important advance for…

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