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Karim, K., & Al-Rawi, A. (Eds.) (2018). Diaspora and Media in Europe: Migration, Identity, and Integration. London: Springer/Palgrave Macmillan.

Al-Rawi, A. (2017). Islam on YouTube: Online debates, protests and extremism. London: Springer/Palgrave Macmillan.

Al-Rawi, A. (2012). Media practice in Iraq. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

Al-Rawi, A. (ed.) (2006). Khalid Habib Al-Rawi: The complete literary works. Introduced by A. Al-Rawi. Baghdad: Ekal Printing House. (In Arabic – 512 pages).

Refereed Articles:

Al-Rawi, A. (2017). Viral news on social media. Digital Journalism, 1-33.

Al-Rawi, A. (2017). Exploring AIDS epidemic in the MENA region using Internet-based searches. First Monday. 22(10), 1-20.

Al-Rawi, A. (2017). Facebook and virtual nationhood: Social media & the “Arab Canadian” online community. AI & Society. 1-33.

Al-Rawi, A. (2017). Online political activism in Syria: Sentiment analysis of social media. Sage Research Studies Cases, 1-25.

Al-Rawi, A. (2017). Assessing Public sentiments and news preferences on Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya. International Communication Gazette, 79(1), 1-32.

Al-Rawi, A. (2017). News organizations 2.0: A comparative study of Twitter news. Journalism Practice. 11(6), 705-720.

Al-Rawi, A. (2017). The Rukh in Arabic culture: A linguistics and literary examination. Al-‘Arabiyya: Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic. 50(1), 1-20.

Al-Rawi, A. (2016). Video games, terrorism & ISIS’s Jihad 3.0. Terrorism and Political Violence. 28(4), 1-35.

Al-Rawi, A. (2016). Understanding the social media audiences of radio stations. Journal of Radio & Audio Media. 23(1), 50-67.

Al-Rawi, A. (2016). Negotiating war on TV series: A cross-national comparative study of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture, 7(1), 1-22.

Al-Rawi, A. (2016). Facebook as a virtual mosque: The online protest against Innocence of Muslims. Culture and Religion: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 17(1), 1-23.

Al-Rawi, A. (2016). Anti-ISIS humor: Cultural resistance of extremist ideology. Politics, Religion & Ideology. 17(1), 1-25.

Al-Rawi, A. (2016). News values on social media: News organizations’ Facebook use. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 17(3), 1-19.

Al-Rawi, A. (2016). The post-colonial novels of Desmond Stewart and Ethel Mannin. Contemporary Arab Affairs. 9(4),1-27.

Al-Rawi, A. (2015). International media organizations’ role in assisting the media sector in Iraq after 2003. Global Media Journal, 13(25), 1-15.

Al-Rawi, A. & Groshek, J. (2015). Arab Iranians and their social media use. CyberOrient: Online Journal for the Virtual Middle East, 9(2).

Groshek, J. & Al-Rawi, A. (2015). Anti-austerity in the Eurocrisis: Modeling protest movements through online-mobile-social media use and content. International Journal of Communication, 9, 3280-3303.

Al-Rawi, A. (2015). Online Reactions to the Muhammed Cartoons: YouTube and the virtual Ummah. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 54(2), 1-30.

Al-Rawi, A. (2015). Sectarianism and the Arab Spring: Framing the popular protests in Bahrain. Global Media and Communication, 11(1), 25-42.

Al-Rawi, A. (2014). The representation of September 11th and American Islamophobia in non-Western cinema. Media, War & Conflict, 7(2), 152-164.

Al-Rawi, A. (2014). Cyber warriors in the Middle East: The case of the Syrian Electronic Army. Public Relations Review, 40(3), 420-428.

Al-Rawi, A. (2014). The Arab Spring and online protests in Iraq. International Journal of Communication, 8, 916-942.

Al-Rawi, A. (2014). Framing the online women’s movements in the Arab world. Information, Communication & Society, 17(4), 1-25.

Groshek, J. & Al-Rawi, A. (2013). Public sentiment and critical framing in social media content during the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign. Social Science Computer Review, 31(5), 563-576.

Al-Rawi, A. & Gunter, B. (2013). News coverage of the 2010 Iraqi general election. Journal of Arab and Muslim Media Research, 6(1). 19-34.

Al-Rawi, A. (2013). The anti-terrorist advertising campaigns in the Middle East. (2013). Journal of International Communication, 19(2), 182-195.

Al-Rawi, A. & Gunter, B. (2013). Iraqi TV channels coverage of political candidates during the 2010 general election. Journal of Middle East Media. 9(1), 69-94.

Al-Rawi, A. (2013). The US role in shaping Iraq’s sectarian media. International Communication Gazette, 75(4), 374-391.

Al-Rawi, A. (2012). The Religious connotation of the Islamic dragon. Fabula: Journal of Folktale Studies, 53(4), 82-93.

Al-Rawi, A. (2010). The challenges and predicaments of Iraqi women journalists. Journal of Arab and Muslim Media Research, 3(3), 223-236.

Al-Rawi, A. (2010). Charles Perrault’s ‘Le Petit Poucet’ and its possible Arabic influences. Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature, 48(1), 31-41.

Al-Rawi, A. (2009). The mythical ghoul in Arabic culture. Cultural Analysis, 8, 45-65.

Al-Rawi, A. (2009). The Arabic ghoul and its western transformation. Folklore, 120(3), 291-306.

Al-Rawi, A. (2009). ‘Valley of the Wolves’ as representative of Turkish popular attitudes toward Iraq. The International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies, 3(1), 75-84.

Al-Rawi, A. (2009). John Buchan the orientalist: Greenmantle and Western views of the East. Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, 10(2).

Al-Rawi, A. (2008). The portrayal of the East vs. the West in Lady Mary Montagu’s letters and Emily Ruete’s memoirs. Arab Studies Quarterly, 30(1), 15-30.

Al-Rawi, A. (2008). Iraqi stereotypes in American culture: The case of films and video games. The International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies, 2(2), 225-250.

Al-Rawi, A. (2007). Manipulating Muslims in John Buchan’s Greenmantle and A.J. Quinnell’s The Mahdi: A pattern of consistency. The John Buchan Journal, 36, 18-32.


Book chapters:

Al-Rawi, A., & Fahmy, S. (2018). Social media use in the diaspora: The case of the Syrian community in Italy. In K. Karim & A. Al-Rawi (Eds.). Diaspora and Media in Europe: Migration, Identity, and Integration (pp. 1-35). London: Springer/Palgrave Macmillan.

Al-Rawi, A. (2017). Social media & the 2014 hostilities in Iraq. In James Gee & Juliet Dee (Eds.). From Tahrir Square to Ferguson: Social networks as facilitators of social movements (pp.1-30). New York: Peter Lang.

Al-Rawi, A. (2016). Digital media literacy & its role in countering division and enhancing national identity in the Arab world. In J. Singh, P. Kerr & E. Hamburger (Eds.). Media and Information Literacy: Reinforcing Human Rights, Countering Radicalization and Extremism, (pp. 291-298). Paris: UNESCO.

Al-Rawi, A. (2016). The 2011 popular protests in the Sultanate of Oman. In Aziz Douai Mohamed Ben Moussa (Eds.). Mediated identities and new journalism in the Arab world: Mapping the “Arab Spring”. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Al-Rawi, A. (2016). The online response to the Quran burning incidents. In Noha Mellor & Khalil Rinnawi (Eds.). Political Islam and Global Media: The Boundaries of Religious Identity. London: Routledge.

Al-Rawi, A. (2016). Framing the online women’s movements in the Arab world. In F. Gocek (ed.). Women of the Middle East, vol. II. London: Routledge.

Al-Rawi, A. (2016). John Buchan’s British designed Jihad in Greenmantle. In Erik-Jan Zürcher (ed.). Jihad and Islam in World War I: Studies on the Ottoman Jihad at the centenary of Snouck Hurgronje’s “Holy War Made in Germany”. Leiden: Leiden University Press.

Al-Rawi, A. (2014). Two Muslim travelers to the West in the nineteenth century. In Anne Richards & Iraj Omidvar (Eds.). Historic Engagements with Occidental Cultures, Religions, Powers (pp. 111-129). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Al-Rawi, A.  & Gunter, Barrie. (2013). News in Iraq. In Barrie Gunter & Roger Dickinson (Eds.). News media in the Arab world: A study of 10 Arab and Muslim countries (pp. 41-64). New York: Bloomsbury.

Al-Rawi, A. (2012). Foreign policy and its impact on Arab stereotypes in English popular fiction of the 1970s and 1980s. In Christopher Flood, Stephen Hutchings, Henri Nickels and Galina Miazhevich (Eds.). Political and cultural representations of Muslims (pp. 147-166). Leiden: Brill Publishing.

Al-Rawi, A. (2012). ‘Campaign of Truth Program’: US propaganda in Iraq during the early 1950s. In Philip Muehlenbeck (ed.) Religion and the Cold War: A global perspective (pp. 113-138). Tennessee: Vanderbilt University Press.

Al-Rawi, A. (2010). Conspirator or corroborator? Nazi Arab villainy in popular fiction. (2010). In Maartje Abbenhuis & Sara Buttsworth (Eds.). Monsters in the mirror: Representations of Nazism in post-war popular culture (pp. 155-177). New York: Praeger International.

Roche, T. & Al-Rawi, A. (2009). Sources of error in Arab students’ academic English writing: The case of rhetoric. In T. Roche (ed.). Orientations in language learning and translation (pp. 27-40). Muscat: Al Falaj Press.

Al-Bakaa, M. & Al-Rawi, A. (2009). The challenge of machine translation. In T. Roche (ed.). Orientations in language learning and translation (pp. 223-228). Muscat: Al Falaj Press.

Al-Rawi, A. (2009). Islam and the East in John Buchan’s novels. In Kate MacDonald (ed.). Reassessing John Buchan: Beyond the 39 steps (pp. 117-128). London: Pickering & Chatto Publishers.

Book reviews:

Al-Rawi, A. (2015). [Review of the book Re-imagining the Other: Culture, Media, and Western-Muslim Intersections, by M. Eid & K. Karim (Eds.)]. Canadian Journal of Communication, 4(4), 755-757.

Al-Rawi, A. (2015). [Review of the book Media framing of the Muslim world: Conflict, crises, and contexts, by H. Rane, J. Ewart & J. Martinkus]. International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics, 11(1), 135-137.

Other publications:

Small Media. (2015). National Fabric: Iran’s Ethnic Minorities. Bronwen Robertson (ed.). London. Retrieved from

Al-Rawi, A. (2014). The first description of dinosaurs’ fossils. Deposits: International Rock & Fossil Magazine38, 42-43.

Al-Rawi, A. (2010). Comment on Blenkiron’s character in Greenmantle. The John Buchan Journal, 41, 28-9.

Al-Rawi, A. (2007). Carl Sandburg’s treatment of the American city in a selection of his poetry. Journal of the College of Languages, 10, 1-12.

Al-Rawi, A. (2005). D. H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover contribution to Huxley’s Brave New World. College of Arts JournalBaghdad University, 67(2).

Al-Rawi, A. (2005). William Blake’s vision of slavery and the emancipation of women in ‘The Visions of the Daughters of Albion’. Journal of the College of Languages-Baghdad University, 14, 64-85.

Reiss-Koncar, D. & Al-Rawi, A. (2003). Bandaging Baghdad. Revolution: The Journal for RNs & Patient Advocacy, 4(4), 18-25.

Al-Rawi, A. (2002). The matter between illusion and reality. Journal of Religion and Psychical Research, 25(3), 143-147.

Al-Rawi, A. (2001). The theme of the oppressor and the oppressed in a selection of Stephen Spender’s poetry. Al-Austath, 27(2).

Al-Rawi, A. (2001). Edward Fitzgerald’s translations deviations in his ‘Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam’. Al-Austath, 26(2).

Al-Rawi, A. (2001). Sexual relations and parapsychology: Looking for an altered state of consciousness. Journal of Religion and Psychical Research, 24(4), 201-208.