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Behind the Russian Rage

As the old saying goes, you cannot truly understand a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes.

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April 3, 2014

Story of Heroic Muslim Woman of WWII Coming to Dearborn

Film Premiere of Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story to be screened

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March 27, 2014

A Hundred Years On, Back To The Future In Crimea

A hundred years after the World War I that started in Crimea, the world seems to have drawn no lessons at all

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March 27, 2014

Lebanon: Rebuilding Infrastructure … Again

Getting over the third Israeli invasion devastated more than a lost of human life in Lebanon, it took over Lebanese day-to-day life, with a constant reminder of what was lost.

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March 27, 2014

Jews and Muslims Deserve Apology for Historical Wrongs

Spain takes first step to right historical wrong, but Jews not the only ones who suffered By Faisal Kutty A statue of Maimonides at the synagogue in the Juderia in Córdoba, Spain. Photo: Irvina Lew. The Spanish government’s offer of the “right of return” to the descendants of Jews expelled in 1492 is a “bit […]

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March 27, 2014

35 Countries Where the U.S. Has Supported Fascists, Drug Lords and Terrorists

By Nicolas J.S. Davies Nicolas J. S. Davies is the author of Blood On Our Hands: The American Invasion and Destruction of Iraq. He wrote the chapter on “Obama At War” for the book, Grading the 44th President: A Report Card on Barack Obama’s First Term as a Progressive Leader. The U.S. is backing Ukraine’s […]

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March 13, 2014

Lebanon After Israeli Eviction

After a 15-year civil war, two illegal Israeli occupations lasting two decades, all while only being an independent country for 80 years, Lebanon was on its way to independence.

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March 13, 2014

Is Afghanistan Really Impossible to Conquer?

So what have these and other Afghan campaigns taught us?

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March 13, 2014

Crimea’s Complicated History

If only it were that simple. For the past few days all eyes have been on southern Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, and things don’t look so rosy.

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March 6, 2014

The Forgotten Day!

Today 3rd March, 90 years ago, the then British Foreign Minister Lord Curzon warned, “We must put an end to anything which brings about any Islamic unity between the sons of the Muslims.

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March 6, 2014

A Vulnerable Country, Invaded By Neighbor

The Lebanese Civil war began in 1975, and only escalated in 1978 when Israeli forces invaded across the southern Lebanese border…

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February 27, 2014

Saudis Attack Birthplace of Prophet (s)

By David Usborne An old picture of the house said to be the birthplace of Prophet Muhammad (s). Fresh plans are being drawn up to erect a modern complex on the site of what scholars of Islam contend is the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad (s) as part of a sweeping multi-billion-dollar redevelopment of the […]

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February 27, 2014

The Muslims Who Fought and Died for America

The Mother Mosque in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is considered to be the first official purpose-built mosque in the United States.

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February 20, 2014

Where Are Sochi’s Muslims?

Did the Age of Genocide Begin in Sochi?

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February 20, 2014

New Country, New Terrain

To create a country is one thing, but to create a nationality is another.

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February 13, 2014

Ghazali, Islamophobia and the Myth of Islamic Decline

One of the commonly accepted theories of Islamic history states that after an early period of rise Islamic civilization subsequently went into a long period of decline.

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December 12, 2013

Ghazali, Islamophobia and the Myth of Islamic Decline

One of the commonly accepted theories of Islamic history states that after an early period of rise Islamic civilization subsequently went into a long period of decline.

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December 12, 2013

New Book Sheds Light on Prophet’s (s) Interfaith Views

By Craig Considine No other leader in world history has been more scrutinized and ridiculed than Prophet Muhammad (s). Since the founding of Islam in 610 AD, Christians and Jews have attacked the Prophet of Allah (s) with many slurs. However, according to a new book The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad (s) with the […]

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December 12, 2013

US Blocks Publication of Chilcot’s Report on How Britain Went to War with Iraq

Department of State’s objection to release of key evidence may prevent inquiry’s conclusions from ever being published, except in heavily redacted form

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November 21, 2013

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