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Today in Middle Eastern history: the Battle of Chaldiran (1514)

World update: August 22 2019

World update: August 21 2019

GUEST POST: Australia, Indonesia, and East Timor

World update: August 20 2019

Today in Middle Eastern history: the Battle of Yarmouk (636)

World update: August 19 2019

Ask Derek Anything for August 19-25, 2019

Today in Middle Eastern history: the 1953 Iranian coup

World update: August 17-18 2019

Today in Middle Eastern history: the Battle of Marj Rahit (684)

World update: August 16 2019

World update: August 15 2019

Today in European history: the Siege of Constantinople begins (maybe, 717) and ends (718)

PODCAST 8-15-2019: Introduction to Lebanon

World update: August 14 2019

Today in European history: the Martyrs of Otranto (1480)

World update: August 13 2019

New Essay Topic Thread

World update: August 12 2019

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