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Bush’s Swiss Visit Off After Torture Complaints

GENEVA, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Former U.S. President George W. Bush has cancelled a visit to Switzerland, where he was to address a Jewish charity gala, due to the risk of legal action against him for alleged torture, rights groups said on Saturday.

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February 10, 2011

Brotherhood Threatens to Quit Talks with Egyptian Government

CAIRO: US President Barack Obama said on Monday talks to resolve Egypt’s crisis were making progress, but the main Islamist opposition in Cairo said it could quit the process if protesters’ demands were not met.

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February 10, 2011

CAIR-LA Invites You to a Private Screening of ‘Mooz-lum’

(ANAHEIM, CA, 2/4/11) — The CAIR-Greater Los Angeles Area office invites you to a private screening of the award-winning film “Mooz-lum,” a real life story of an American Muslim youth.

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February 10, 2011

Lebanon Tribunal Debates Terrorism at First Hearing

LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands (Reuters) – The U.N.-backed Lebanon tribunal opened its first session on Monday trying to settle legal points before it can issue arrest warrants in the assassination of former premier Rafik al-Hariri.

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February 10, 2011

Patriot Act Defeated?

That’s right, progressives in Congress stood strong and their colleagues in the House followed their lead — including most Democrats and even two dozen Republicans. It’s important that — even as the Republicans control the House — under the leadership of Raul Grijalva and Keith Ellison, Progressive Caucus Members are building coalitions across party lines to get the people’s business done.

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February 10, 2011

Zogby on Egypt

AAI President James Zogby on the unfolding events in Egypt and speculation about the U.S. response.

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February 10, 2011

AFMI Condoles the Passing Away of Irfanullah Sahab of Faizabad

FARMINGTON,MI–The American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI) is deeply sadenned by the passing away of Eng. Irfanullah Saheb of Faizabad, a visionary educationist & self-less community worker.The entire AFMI organization considers his death a personal loss. We pray that Allah (swt) grant him maghfirah and patience and perseverance to his family, friends, and […]

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February 10, 2011

Review: Deserts and Mountains

Review of Alimoglu’s novel Deserts and Mountains

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February 10, 2011

Tunisian Leader Asks Restive People to Be Patient

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s caretaker president on Wednesday appealed to people demanding better living conditions after the toppling of their previous ruler to show patience…

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February 10, 2011

Pharaohs and Pirates

There is a limit to suffocation of freedoms and suppression of fairness. And when limits of humiliation are crossed, human beings rebel. It happened …

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February 10, 2011

Marbles

A metamorphic rock formed by alteration of limestone or dolomite, often irregularly colored by impurities, and used especially in architecture and sculpture. Granular limestone or dolomite that has recrystallized under the influence of heat, pressure, and aqueous solutions. The main mineral in marble is calcite. Commercially, “marble” includes all decorative calcium-rich rocks that can be […]

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February 10, 2011

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