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Syrian Rebels Capture Provincial Capital

Syrian opposition fighters captured the northeastern city of Raqqa on Monday

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March 7, 2013

Syria Opposition to Join Rome Talks After Foreign Aid Pledge

The UK said it was ready to ‘significantly increase’ its support for Syria’s opposition The Syrian opposition has agreed to attend an international summit in Rome, after the US and UK “promised specific aid” to the Syrian people. The group had previously announced it would boycott the talks because of “the world’s silence” over the […]

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February 28, 2013

The Republican Obsession

If last week’s hearing for Chuck Hagel raised questions about his capacity to be secretary of defense, the show trial conducted by his inquisitors on the tribunal raised questions about the GOP.

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February 21, 2013

My Name is Khan and…

Khan in one of his articles in The New York Times-Outlook Turning Points ((January 2013) suggested that India has a bias against Muslims

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February 14, 2013

Hijab for a Day: Non-Muslim Women Who Try Headscarves

World Hijab Day calls on non-Muslim women to try out life under the traditional head scarf. Can it lead to more religious tolerance and understanding?

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February 7, 2013

Being a Khan: Muslim Post 911

“Your name pops up on our system, we are sorry.” “So am I,” I think to myself, “Now can I have my underwear back please?”

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January 31, 2013

Burmese Refugees Sold by Thai Officials

An investigation by the BBC has revealed that Thai officials have been selling boat people from Burma to human traffickers.

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January 24, 2013

AFMI Holds Successful 21st Annual Convention

The American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (USA & Canada) held its successful Annual International Convention and Gala Awards Ceremony in the historic city of Hyderabad on Dec.28-29,2012.

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January 10, 2013

Germany Close to Arms Deal with Saudi Arabia

The German government is close to completing a 100 million-euro arms deal with Saudi Arabia to sell 30 armored vehicles, and Berlin’s national security council has already signaled its backing, Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported on Sunday

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January 3, 2013

Afghans Seek Woman’s Motive for Killing Contractor

An Iranian-Afghan policewoman who killed a U.S. contractor at the police headquarters in Kabul may have been motivated by a personal grudge, said security officials

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December 27, 2012

Egypt Opposition Urges “No” to Constitution

Egypt’s liberal and secular opposition has urged its supporters to vote down a controversial constitution put forward by the Ikhwan

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December 13, 2012

Egypt Opposition Urges “No” to Constitution

Egypt’s liberal and secular opposition has urged its supporters to vote down a controversial constitution put forward by the Ikhwan

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December 13, 2012

Iran Says Extracts Data from US Spy Drone

Iran has obtained data from a U.S. intelligence drone that shows it was spying on the country’s military sites and oil terminals, Iranian media reported its armed forces as saying on Wednesday.

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December 6, 2012

Rebels: Sheikh Suleiman Army Base Soon to Fall

Rebels who have besieged Sheikh Suleiman army base for nearly two months are confident it will fall in days, giving them full control of a swathe of northwest Syria from Aleppo to the Turkish border.

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November 29, 2012

Erdogan Calls Israel a Terror State, Sends Minister to Gaza

By Selcan Hacaoglu Turkish PM Erdogan delivers a speech at Cairo University November 17, 2012. Erdogan  praised Mursi, on Saturday for recalling his ambassador from Tel Aviv in response to Israeli attacks on Gaza. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Israel a terrorist state because of its offensive in Gaza and said […]

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November 21, 2012

France Recognizes New Syria Opposition

France became the first European power to recognize Syria’s new opposition coalition as the sole representative of its people and said on Tuesday it would look into arming rebels against President Bashar al-Assad

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November 15, 2012

Morocco’s King Keeps Strong Hand Despite Reforms

Unlike other Arab leaders challenged on the streets early last year, King Mohammed VI swiftly reformed Morocco’s constitution, held an election and let an Islamist party lead the government.

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November 8, 2012

Saudis Take a Bulldozer to Islam’s History

Authorities are building a mosque so big it will hold 1.6m people – but are demolishing irreplaceable monuments to do it

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November 1, 2012

Attack Iran?

As we traverse the October before the American polls, the following information seems to have come from a report probably purposely leaked by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to Foreign Policy (FP) magazine/journal which seems to be fairly close to U.S. government sources.

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October 18, 2012

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