Sami Moubayed

Sami Moubayed

Sami Moubayed is a Syrian historian and author of “Under the Black Flag: At the Frontier of the New Jihad” (IB Tauris, 2015).

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The Eva Perón of Afghanistan

The Eva Perón of Afghanistan

Standing next to the king was his wife, Queen Soraya Tarzi, who was to Amanullah what Khadijah was to the prophet. As her husband finished his speech, the queen smiled and looked at the king with pride and affection as she gently tore off her veil, sending shockwaves throughout Afghan society.

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