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Poor But Smart? Aim High, Say Researchers

Most American high school students from poor families, who earn excellent grades, are not aware that top notch colleges and universities want them, says a recent study.

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March 14, 2013

Brothers at War

on fighting between Muslims

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March 7, 2013

Nominated Afghan Film Fails to win Oscar but makes an impact

Buzkashi Boys tells the story of two Kabul children who dream of being Buzkashi riders

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February 28, 2013

Palestinian Hunger Strike Mom Faints at Hearing

Emaciated and wheelchair-bound, Samer al-Issawi appeared at a hearing before a Jerusalem civil court on Tuesday, February 19…

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February 21, 2013

Free Speech or Hate?

By Dr. AS Nakadar This cartoon that appeared in Sunday Times over a week ago caused an uproar forcing Sunday Times to withdraw the cartoon and issuing an unreserved apology for its publication. Its editor Martin Ivens and the owner Rupert Murdoch himself apologized. In its print apology they said: “We crossed the line and […]

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February 14, 2013

NY Students Prevail

Perhaps due to the worldwide attention, the college has (so far) refused to cancel the event scheduled for February 7, in which leading Palestinian rights activist Omar Barghouti and Jewish scholar Judith Butler are to discuss Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS)

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February 7, 2013

The IAEA vs. Iran II–Professor Heinonen’s Prognostication

Dr. Olli Heinonen, originally from Finland now of Harvard, stated that the Iranian Revolutionary Guard would have to establish a special corps to secure the Persian facilities against outside attack.

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January 31, 2013

God, Not Guns

Religious coalition takes on the NRA Religion News Service Jim Wallis, president and CEO of Sojourners, and Sayyid Syeed(R) of the Islamic Society of North America, smile at each other after speaking during a press conference at the United Methodist Building January 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. The group of religious leader organized by Faiths […]

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January 24, 2013

Making Sense of Mali’s Armed Groups

Al-Qaeda gets the most attention, but local groups and ethnic fighters are part of a complicated mix of instability

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January 19, 2013

Winter Devastation Hits Syria

The worst winter storm in two decades has hit the eastern Mediterranean this week, bringing destruction and death to Syria and its neighbours

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January 10, 2013

Syrian Refugees in Winter

By Yara Bayoumy A Syrian refugee girl walks barefoot in a refugee camp named “Container City” on the Turkish-Syrian border in Oncupinar, Kilis province, southern Turkey December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Umit Bektas BAB AL-SALAMEH, Syria (Reuters) – Huddled inside thin plastic tents in a makeshift camp after fleeing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s bombs thousands of refugees […]

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December 27, 2012

Anti-Islam Law Denied

By Laura Fawaz, Contributing Reporter Lansing, MI.–Last week, Muslims nationwide were urged to take action against HB 4769, better known as the Anti-Islam Legislation.  State Legislator Dave Agema, a Republican from Michigan, was the state representative behind this bill, and actively pushing for it to pass during Michigan’s lame duck session.  CAIR, the Council on […]

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December 20, 2012

Syria Rebels Take Key Base

Opposition fighters enter Sheikh Suleiman base near city of Aleppo after weeks of fighting, Syrian Observatory says.

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December 13, 2012

Rivals Clash in Egypt Crisis

Islamists battled with protesters outside Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi’s palace on Thursday…

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December 6, 2012

Israeli Press Declares Victory for Hamas

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sought to claim Wednesday’s ceasefire deal as a personal success.

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November 29, 2012

Gaza Ablaze Again

Richard Falk is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Palestinian human rights.

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November 21, 2012

95% of Muslims Voted

Poll: 85 Percent of Muslim Voters Picked President Obama

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November 15, 2012

Obama Wins

The 2012 election season thundered to a close last night, with a decisive victory for President Barack Hussein Obama.

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November 8, 2012

Peace via Sharia

The current trend of anti-Muslim bigotry, using Sharia as an excuse, is highly disturbing.

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November 1, 2012

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