Kerry Says Israeli-Palestinian Deal Possible By End-April

Shrugging off gloomy predictions of failure, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that Israelis and Palestinians remained committed to peace talks and were on course to wrap up a full deal by April.

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December 19, 2013

Hajj Fraud Alert: Dar al-Islam Misleads Hajjis by Having Name Similar to reputable Dar el Salam Hajj Agency

My father even wrote out his first money order to Dar el Salam, which was cashed by Omar at Dar al-Islam…

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December 12, 2013

UN: 1 Million Syrian Children Are Refugees

By Margaret Besheer Syrian refugee children gather around fire near makeshift tents, central Ankara, Oct. 5, 2013. GENEVA — The United Nations warned Friday that many Syrian children are suffering from psychological stress, are not in school, and are living separately from parents as a result of the nearly three year-long crisis. According to U.N. […]

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December 5, 2013

Pakistani Drone Protesters Block NATO Supply Route

Thousands of people protesting U.S. drone strikes blocked a road in northwest Pakistan on Saturday used to truck NATO troop supplies and equipment in and out of Afghanistan

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November 27, 2013

South Windsor elects CT’s first Muslim mayor

Mayor M. Saud Anwar SOUTH WINDSOR, CT–In a  historic event of sorts South Windsor elected the Connecticut  first Muslim mayor.  He was sworn in on Nov.8. M. Saud Anwar, a doctor specializing in pulmonary and critical-care medicine, will serve as mayor of this town of 26,000 for the next two years. Currently, he serves as […]

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November 21, 2013

Israeli-Palestine Negotiations

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict, having occupied the front pages of Middle Eastern news for over 60 years, has been sidelined in the past several years…

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November 14, 2013

40% of Syrians Need Humanitarian Aid: U.N.

The United Nations estimates that around 9.3 million people in Syria or about 40 percent of the population need humanitarian assistance due to the country’s 2-1/2-year civil war, the U.N. humanitarian office said on Monday.

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November 7, 2013

Saudi-U.S. Relations to Undergo ‘Major Shift’

Saudi Arabia’s intelligence chief has said the kingdom will make a “major shift” in relations with the United States in protest at its perceived inaction over the Syria war and its overtures to Iran, a source close to Saudi policy said on Tuesday.

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October 24, 2013

Syrian Rebels Say Shot Warplane Near Border With Jordan

Syrian rebels said they shot a government warplane on Sunday near the southern city of Deraa along the border with Jordan but the plane was able to make an emergency landing at a nearby military airport.

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October 17, 2013

Israel’s US Funding Rests on Nuclear Secrecy

A look at Israel’s nuclear history and present

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October 10, 2013

Iran Takes Charm Offensive To U.N., Agrees To Nuclear Talks

Iran’s new government took its diplomatic charm offensive to the United Nations on Monday and agreed to new talks on its nuclear program

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September 26, 2013

Somalia’s al-Shabab Claims Nairobi Westgate Kenya Attack

A senior figure in the Somali militant group al-Shabab has told the BBC it carried out a deadly attack on a shopping centre in neighbouring Kenya.

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September 26, 2013

Brotherhood Leaders Liken Egypt Jail Cells To Graves

Murad Ali says he was put in a foul-smelling cell on death row, sleeping on a concrete floor, and denied light and human contact after his arrest in Egypt’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood

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September 19, 2013

Muslim Brotherhood Newspaper Soldiers On Despite Egypt Crackdown

Whenever Muslim Brotherhood journalist Islam Tawfiq files a story about the group’s struggle for survival for its newspaper Freedom and Justice, he fears his Internet address will tip off state security agents to his whereabouts.

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September 5, 2013

Declaration of Saudi Scholars Regarding the Coup in Egypt

In the face of these perilous developments—for now and in the future—it is the responsibility of the people of knowledge—with the obligation that Allah has placed upon them of speaking the truth and by virtue of the position of leadership that He has granted them over the matters of the Ummah—that they clarify the position of the Shariah with regards to what is happening in Egypt, the truth about the conditions that preceded the coup and its expected outcome

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August 29, 2013

Why I Left the U.S.

On July 1 of this year my wife and I left our home in Florida — with no plans to return.

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August 22, 2013

Pakistan: Why the Political Instability?

This is not a new incident in Quetta, Balochistan or elsewhere in Pakistan as suicidal and bomb attacks on military installations, security force personals and public have become the daily routine in Pakistan for the last two decades.

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August 15, 2013

Kerry Says U.S. Plans To Stop Drone Strikes In Pakistan

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Prime Minister’s House in Islamabad on Thursday.

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August 13, 2013

Syria Rebels Seize Government Town Near Aleppo

Syrian rebels seized the northern town of Khan al-Assal on Monday, activists said, one of the last towns in the western part of Aleppo province that was held by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.

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July 25, 2013

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