Sami Oussama Filali Naji

Sami Oussama Filali Naji is a Founder & CTO at Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau. He is a political scientist and independent commentator who has previously worked for the University of Birmingham, Quilliam, the House of Lords and Google.​

Why Saudi chose not to back Morocco’s World Cup bid

It’s interesting that Donald Trump has now decided that he is “United as One” with Mexico and Canada for a …

North Korea: should Trump be thanked for clearing his own mess?

Friends and enemies often swap sides and end up respecting each other. It is an age-old theme in Hollywood blockbusters …

UK ISIS members should be trialed in international courts

1. Background Arab Millennial is a website that focuses on progress and development across Arab diaspora of all walks of …

The spiritual crises of European Arabs

Arab Millennial is an Arab website that is not directly associated with a particular religion – not all Arabs are …

Is this a portrait of Fatima al-Fihri?

The featured image is an orientalist depiction of a woman painted by Jan Frans Portaels in 1877. As you may …

Life lessons from Kahlil Gibran’s “The Prophet”

The featured image is a painting by the author discussed, Kahlil Gibran. For more information Google “خمسة‎‎” or “Hamsa”. *** …

Balfour Declaration centenary: a day for contemplation

UK Prime Minister Theresa May recently expressed pride in the upcoming centenary anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, with intent to …

Arabs and Jews: examples of shared cultural practices

Finding similarities in cultural practices is an important tool through which we can improve our understandings on the origins of …

Change in Saudi female driver legislation positive

Arab Millennial today welcomes a lift on the ban of prospective female drivers in Saudi Arabia. Whilst other patriarchal issues …

Arab Bureau welcomes criminalisation of online hate speech

Arab Research & Advocacy Bureau welcomes decisions made by the UK’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to treat online hate speech …

ARAB attends ECFR roundtable on Yemen

On Thursday 3rd August, our Senior Adviser, Lawrence Joffe, represented ARAB at an ECFR roundtable on Yemen. Other attendees at …

Can “confirmation bias” ever be beneficial?

What is confirmation bias? Confirmation bias is a tendency for individuals pursuing research or debate to (consciously, subconsciously or unconsciously) …