Kurdish Republic of Ararat (1927-1930)

The Republic of Ararat, or Kurdish Republic of Ararat, was a self-proclaimed Kurdish state. It was located in eastern Turkey, centred on Karaköse Province. Agirî is the … More

Grow Hemp Across the Earth

Hemp, or industrial hemp (from Old English hænep), typically found in the northern hemisphere, is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial … More

Free the Kurds

Kurdistan is a roughly defined geo-cultural historical region wherein the Kurdish people form a prominent majority population and Kurdish culture, languages and national identity have historically been based. Kurdistan roughly encompasses … More

Lies and the rationale for the Iraq War

The rationale for the Iraq War (i.e. the 2003 invasion of Iraq and subsequent hostilities) has been a contentious issue since the Bush administration began actively pressing … More

The Promise of World Peace

A Statement by the Universal House of Justice Bahá’í World Center Haifa, Israel October 1985 To the Peoples of the … More

Tracing the Dispersion

Reconstructing ancient history, even religious history, can be compared to putting together a large, complex puzzle with many of the … More

Birth of the Prophet

Mawlid or Mawlid al-Nabi al-Sharif (مَولِد النَّبِي‎ mawlidu n-nabiyyi, “Birth of the Prophet”, sometimes simply called in colloquial Arabic مولد mawlid, mevlid, mevlit, mulud among other vernacular pronunciations; … More

Jordan, Israel, Peace

Nearly a quarter of a century of formal peace between Jordan and Israel and 40 years of the Israeli-Egyptian peace … More