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AIPAC Role Blunted

By Mark Landler WASHINGTON — The last time the nation’s most potent pro-Israel lobbying group lost a major showdown with the White House was when President Ronald Reagan agreed to sell Awacs surveillance planes to Saudi Arabia over the group’s bitter objections. Since then, the group, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, has run up […]

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February 6, 2014

Clash of Titans

This is not merely a fight between Israel and the US. Nor is it only a fight between the White House and Congress. It is also a battle between intellectual titans.

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January 30, 2014

Blank Check: Iran War

By Patrick J. Buchanan Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaks to journalists during a news conference in New York September 27, 2013. New Iranian President Rouhani said on Friday he wanted talks with major powers on Iran’s nuclear program to yield results in a short period of time and that the improved mood in U.S.-Iranian relations […]

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January 23, 2014

Egyptian Polls Close After Final Day Of Voting On Constitution

Polls across Egypt closed on Wednesday evening after a second and final day of voting on a draft constitution that could pave the way for a presidential bid by army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

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January 16, 2014

Israel’s Africans Protest–Thousands Of African Migrants Protest Outside Israeli Parliament

By Ori Lewis An African migrant takes part in a protest opposite the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem January 8, 2014. Over ten thousand migrants gathered on Wednesday for a fourth day of protests against Israel’s detention policy toward migrants it sees as illegal job-seekers. REUTERS/Baz Ratner JERUSALEM (Reuters) – More than 10,000 African […]

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January 9, 2014

AFMI Convention Rewards Best Muslim Students Across India

AFMI’s convention draws cream of Indian students to Guwahati

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January 2, 2014

Assad’s Secret Lifeline

Assad’s Secret Oil Lifeline: Iraqi Crude From Egypt By Julia Payne Smoke rises from a fire in Adra, east of Damascus, December 23, 2013.  REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh LONDON (Reuters) – The Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad has received substantial imports of Iraqi crude oil from an Egyptian port in the last nine months, shipping and […]

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December 26, 2013

UN Launches Syria Appeal

UN warns that nearly three-quarters of country’s population will need humanitarian support in 2014 By Martin Chulov in Beirut A general view showing damages after what activists said was an airstrike with explosive barrels from forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Al-Shaar area in Aleppo December 17, 2013. REUTERS/Molhem Barakat The UN has launched […]

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December 19, 2013

Farewell to Mandela

Leaders from around the world, some still locked in antagonism, gather in Johannesburg to pay homage to Nelson Mandela.

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December 12, 2013

Britons Protest Over Plan to Remove 70,000 Palestinian Bedouins

More than 50 public figures including Antony Gormley and Brian Eno put names to letter opposing expulsion from historic land

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December 5, 2013

Saudi Master Spy

Prince Bandar bin Sultan, once famous in Washington for his cigars, parties and charm, is now Saudi Arabia’s point man, fighting Iran in Syria and denouncing the Obama administration.

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November 21, 2013

More Access to Iranian Sites?

By Fredrik Dahl and Marcus George Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), talks during an interview with Reuters in Vienna November 13, 2013. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader (Reuters) – Iran will grant U.N. inspectors “managed access” to a uranium mine and a heavy-water plant within three months as part of a cooperation […]

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November 14, 2013

The Myth of Israel

Israel has been poisoned by the psychosis of permanent war.

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November 7, 2013

Assad, PR and Rebels

There have been many claims made about who is fighting in Syria, and perhaps more importantly, what goals they are fighting for. At the beginning of the crisis almost three years ago, nobody believed Assad and his regime when they said that the unarmed protestors being killed were “terrorists” and “Al Qaeda.”

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October 31, 2013

“End Drone Strikes”: Pakistan Demands End to Strikes

Larouchepac In the clearest voice ever beyond the country’s own borders, Pakistan has demanded immediate stopping of drone attacks inside its borders. Although the Obama Administration refuses to admit it, hundreds of innocent Pakistanis have been killed by U.S. drones. As Pakistan bears the brunt of targeted killings through foreign powers’ drone strikes, even as […]

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October 24, 2013

‘Eidul Adha 2013

Most of the local mosques in the Southeast Michigan area adhered to the guidelines of the Shura Council of North America, or followed the popularly accepted days for hajj announced from Saudi Arabia, and thereby celebrated ‘Eidul Adha on Tuesday October 15, 2013.

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October 17, 2013

Obamacare & the Politics of Deceit

By Dr. Azher Quader In spite of all the misinformation floating in the air, our country today took a giant step in removing one of the major barriers that had obstructed millions of our citizens from accessing health care for decades. With the opening of the Health Care Exchanges across the country, Obamacare  (ACA) heralded […]

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October 10, 2013

AFMI 23rd Convention, 2013: Orlando Convention Focuses on Role of NRIs in Development

More than 700 people participated in the 23rd annual convention banquet of American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (AFMI) that took place in Orlando on September 28, 2013.

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October 3, 2013

Siraj Wahhaj: Muslim Media and its Necessity to the Muslim Community

TMO Foundation 4th Annual Scholarship Banquet Sold Out; Imam Siraj Wahhaj Chief Guest By Noor H. Salem and Adil James, TMO Imam Siraj Wahhaj addressing the audience at the TMO Foundation Fundraising Banquet. On Sunday, September 22nd more than 500 people gathered in the Novi Sheraton Hotel for the TMO Foundation’s 4th Annual Scholarship Banquet. […]

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September 26, 2013

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