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Libyan Militias Led by Former General Attack Parliament and Declare it Dissolved

Militias allied with a former Libyan general staged a brazen attack on Libya’s parliament on Sunday and declared it dissolved, in some of the worst fighting the capital has seen since the 2011 revolution.

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May 26, 2014

So Called ‘Invasion’ of Mosques by Far Right Group, Britain First

  The Muslim Council of Britain condemns in the strongest terms the act of violating a place of worship by the recently formed extreme far right, anti-Muslim group, Britain First. The most recent incident occurred at midday yesterday, where the emboldened action by three middle aged men and woman entered one of the largest Islamic […]

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May 26, 2014

Call for Book Chapters on Synagogues of the Islamic World

With more than three millennia of history, the Jewish people have been both a minority and an influential community of long standing within the Islamic world, from Morocco to Indonesia.

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May 15, 2014

Iraq … A Desert Land, Or Up Incoming Oasis

But for this journalist being in Iraq, I felt safer walking the streets at night there, than I do in America. Why? Well first, …

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May 15, 2014

Mirza Moves To Number Two

Indian ladies’ tennis star Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black have become the number two team in the race to Singapore for the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) year-end doubles championships in November.

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May 15, 2014

Naazim Richardson to Enter Hall of Fame

Later this month, the Pennsylvania Boxing Hall of Fame will induct a new class of ten outstanding boxing people in their annual banquet event.

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May 15, 2014

Boko Haramis! Who Are They?

Boko Haram has created a human disaster by abducting over 200 girls with the intention to sell them as slaves.

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May 15, 2014

The Ukrainian Crisis: A Welcome Change in World Politics!!

By Waheeduddin Ahmed The Soviet Union ceased to exist in 1991. The demise is attributed varyingly to Afghan War, Ronald Reagan’s aggressive diatribe about the “Evil Empire” and the Soviet Union’s inherent economic weakness. All of the above are facts of history but for any one adversary of the communist ideology to take credit for […]

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May 15, 2014

Well-Known Palestinian Activist Detained in Jordan

By Karin Friedemann, TMO Amer Jubran speaking at the October 25, 2003 demonstration in San Francisco, California protesting the occupations of Palestine and Iraq. In the dead of night, on May 5, 2014, Amer Jubran was arrested by the Mukhabarat, the secret intelligence agency of the Jordanian government. He has not been charged with any […]

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May 15, 2014

Boko Haram Set Up to Smear Islam: Saudi Grand Mufti

Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti has condemned Nigeria’s Boko Haram as a group “set up to smear the image of Islam”

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May 15, 2014

Egypt Announces Plans To Revive Flagging Tourism Sector

By Mirna Sleiman A student supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted President Mohamed Mursi covers his head as riot police fire tear gas during clashes following a demonstration, outside Cairo University May 14, 2014. The demonstration was held by members of the Muslim Brotherhood and the pro-Mursi Anti-Coup National Alliance against the military, interior […]

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May 15, 2014

Egypt’s Judges Flex Their Muscles

The ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi has emboldened judges to display their political independence, but some worry they’re trampling rights in an effort to curry favor with the new government, as human-rights groups say more than 21,000 have been detained

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May 15, 2014

Khan Defeats Collazo

British-Pakistani pugilist Amir Khan defeated American Luis Collazo on points in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand this past weekend, to win his first fight as a welterweight

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May 8, 2014

Dinara Safina Announces Retirement

Former women’s world number one tennis player Dinara Safina has announced her retirement from professional tennis

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May 8, 2014

American Trapped and Destroyed by FBI

Two weeks into his detention, Naji’s jailers escorted him from his cell into a clean, bright room, where at last he saw a familiar face, a fellow American. It was an FBI agent he’d met with in the past. The agent told Naji that he could end his nightmare. “Help me help you,” he said.

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May 8, 2014

Moazzam Begg Denied Bail

A bail hearing took place on Friday, May 2, 2014 in the Old Bailey courthouse of London for Moazzam Begg, 45, who was arrested in February on terrorism charges relating to his work in Syria.

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May 8, 2014

The Professor and the Prisoner

A scholar’s beliefs took her from Canada to Guantanamo and, she says, closer to the spirit of a liberal education.

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May 8, 2014

Iran Admiral: US ships Targeted if War

Iran will target American aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf should a war between the two countries ever break out, the naval chief of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard warned Tuesday …

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May 8, 2014

Dream of Palestinian Unity a Reality Finally?

… is it possible that following several failed attempts, Fatah and Hamas have finally found that elusive middle ground? …

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May 8, 2014

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