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The Isalmic World After 9/11 - Le monde musulman après le 11-Septembre.
On 11 September 2001, the photographer Abbas watched the Twin Towers fall in New York – live on Siberian TV, thirteen time zones away. It spurred him to begin a journey through the Islamic world that would last seven years. The photographs published here are the final result of that project.
Accompanied by Abbas’s own candid personal travel diary, these photographs convey his robust enquiring spirit. ‘I wanted to see how the umma [world community of Muslims] reacted to the jihadists in their midst,’ Abbas says. ‘How does Islam,...