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The Shadow of the Iraq War on Syria

The Iraq War began more than ten years ago, and yet its legacy looms large today.

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September 5, 2013

Who’s Who: Egypt’s ‘Color Coup’

A new tactic has been added to the US democracy promotion arsenal, where `color revolutions’ are too difficult, and `postmodern coups’ fail, writes Eric Walberg

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August 29, 2013

Why US Policy Toward Egypt Reveals Divisions Within the Obama Administration

By Abdulla Tarabishy, TMO With Egypt in an unpredictable state of turmoil at the moment, it is natural that the US would be unsure of what to do or say. However, statements from US officials in the past few weeks have revealed that there are disagreements within the Obama administration over what the US policy […]

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August 22, 2013

“There is Very Little to Celebrate This Year’s ‘Eid”

The sacred month saw great bloodshed and suffering of the faithful in the neighborhood and across the world…

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August 15, 2013

Fox News Must Apologize to Reza Aslan

Fox News has done a great deal to promote Reza Aslan’s new book, “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.” How so? An interview conducted by Lauren Green on FoxNews.com managed to so thoroughly insult and trash Aslan’s motives in writing the book that the whole world is clicking on the tete-a-tete.

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August 1, 2013

Imam’s Petition Nearly Washed Away in Susquahanna River!

Journey for Justice: Woman Walks Across NY State for Imam’s Freedom

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July 25, 2013

When is a Military Coup not a Military Coup?

When it happens in Egypt, apparently

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July 11, 2013

New Qatar PM Signals Lower Key World Role

A stickler for discipline with a security background, Qatar’s new prime minister will have a narrower remit than his influential predecessor, who led the Gulf state’s forays into global finance and Arab Spring politics

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July 3, 2013

Big Racists vs Little Racists

How Israeli Apartheid is Coming Unstuck

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June 27, 2013

The Real Jihad That Calls Us

Muslim societies must come up with more effective measures to fight the scourge of extremism

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June 20, 2013

Column: Obama Can Close Guantanamo

closing Guantanamo

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May 2, 2013

What Really Happened at the Boston Marathon?

On Monday, April 15th, the news-starting coming in of bombs that went off at a beloved tradition for Bostonians for over a century

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April 25, 2013

Contemporary Islamic Conscience in Crisis

Over-definition of norms makes it possible to legitimise attitudes that may be legally licit, but do not respect Islamic ethics in matters of behaviour

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April 4, 2013

Two Steps Back & One Step Forward

The tumultuous political clouds have always hovered upon Pakistan but the best thing is, the circumstances may look gloomy, the conditions may be uncertain, infrastructure may be downtrodden albeit no matter how the situation is, the nation is always ready for a better tomorrow

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March 28, 2013

An Israeli Rabbi Speaks Out Against Racism in Israel

Like many other Israelis (and non-Israelis), we at ICCI were horrified and saddened to hear of the two violent attacks…

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March 21, 2013

Imran Khan: Square of Fortune or Messiah?

I don’t think anyone can ever question about Imran Khan’s dignity and morality.

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March 14, 2013

Pressure Mounts on Israel as Protests Escalate

On February 23, Mohammed Al Namrooti from Gaza doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire in the street Tibet-style to protest the Israeli blockade of Gaza.

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February 28, 2013

Violence Against Shi’as: An Assault on Islam

Against infighting

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February 21, 2013

Can We Teach a Dual Narrative?

The report of a new study of Israeli and Palestinian textbooks commissioned by the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land is causing quite a stir, especially in Israel

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February 14, 2013

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