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May 29, 10:21 AM - Noorjahan Akbar: What the future holds for Afghan women [aljazeera]



Aljazeera.com

Noorjahan Akbar: What the future holds for Afghan women
Aljazeera.com
Afghanistan's women have made significant gains in recent years, with more girls attending school and more women working outside the home. But fear still overshadows the lives of many. A resurgent Taliban recently provoked outrage by publicly executing ...




May 29, 10:14 AM - Israel Arrests Palestinian Suspects in Jerusalem Bus Attack [abcnews]



Israel Arrests Palestinian Suspects in Jerusalem Bus Attack
ABC News
Israel's internal security service says it has arrested six Palestinians from the West Bank suspected of preparing explosives and planning the bomb attack on a bus in Jerusalem that wounded 21 Israelis last month. The Shin Bet said Sunday that the ...




May 29, 10:05 AM - Russia's draft constitution: End of Syria's Baath era? [aljazeera]


The makeshift constitution is the latest effort to model post-conflict Syria in the Russian vision.


May 29, 10:03 AM - How Muhammad Ali almost topped a boxing bill in Liverpool! [liverpoolecho]



Liverpool Echo

How Muhammad Ali almost topped a boxing bill in Liverpool!
Liverpool Echo
Fifty-years ago today, however, the Echo reported on a possible boxing bill which would undeniably have been the Greatest ever staged in the city. “London v. Clay for Liverpool?” ran the headline. Yes, that's Cassius Clay. AKA Muhammad Ali. AKA The ...
Muhammad Ali Museum Open To The Public



May 29, 9:59 AM - Hillary's on the wrong side of history again: Noam Chomsky, Palestinian freedom, and a policy stuck in the past [salon]



Salon

Hillary's on the wrong side of history again: Noam Chomsky, Palestinian freedom, and a policy stuck in the past
Salon
Despite the latest frontal attack on the grassroots boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian freedom by church member Hillary Clinton, and intense lobbying by representatives of the Israeli government with church delegates ...




May 29, 9:42 AM - Iran Cancels Participation in Hajj Pilgrimage [wsj]



Wall Street Journal

Iran Cancels Participation in Hajj Pilgrimage
Wall Street Journal
Iran on Sunday canceled its participation in this year's hajj pilgrimage to Mecca amid escalating tensions with arch-rival Saudi Arabia. “Unfortunately, Iranian pilgrims cannot go to hajj this year,” Iranian Culture Minister Ali Jannati told state ...
How Might the US Deal With an Aggressive Iran?



May 29, 9:40 AM - Afghan president sends wishes to PM Nawaz for open heart surgery [tribune]



The Express Tribune

Afghan president sends wishes to PM Nawaz for open heart surgery
The Express Tribune
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday extended his best wishes to PM Nawaz Sharif for his open-heart surgery in London. “I would like to send my best wishes to PM Nawaz Sharif and his family. Hope the surgery goes alright. We pray for his speedy ...
Afghan President wishes PM Nawaz speedy recovery



May 29, 9:36 AM - New mothers given helping hand at Robert Bosch Middle East [thenational]



The National

New mothers given helping hand at Robert Bosch Middle East
The National
Robert Bosch Middle East's flexible working policies for its UAE staff mean new mothers don't feel guilty going to work. For the past three years the electronics company, based in Dubai Airport Free Zone, has offered flexible working hours and part ...




May 29, 9:35 AM - Proposed $1.7 Billion Sale of Middle East Fast-Food Operator Collapses [wsj]



Wall Street Journal

Proposed $1.7 Billion Sale of Middle East Fast-Food Operator Collapses
Wall Street Journal
DUBAI—A proposed $1.7 billion deal to sell a majority stake in the Middle Eastern franchise rights-owner of Pizza Hut and KFC to a local group of businessmen has collapsed, reflecting a diminished appetite for large transactions in a region where low ...




May 29, 9:28 AM - Flesh-eating tropical bug in ISIS-held Syria 'spreads across Mideast' [alarabiya]



Al-Arabiya

Flesh-eating tropical bug in ISIS-held Syria 'spreads across Mideast'
Al-Arabiya
A disfiguring tropical disease that had been previously been contained in Syria is now reportedly spreading across the Middle East as millions are displaced, the Daily Mail reported on Saturday. Cutaneous leishmaniasis, which can lead to severe ...





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May 29, 9:40 AM - What's behind Turkey's bill of immunity [aljazeera]


Is it a democratic move or another step towards a one-man rule?


May 29, 4:05 AM - Meet the new boss: The Taliban get a new leader. Now what? [post-gazette]



Washington Times

Meet the new boss: The Taliban get a new leader. Now what?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Taliban on Wednesday named a new leader and two deputies to succeed Mullah Akhtar Mohammed Mansour, whom the United States had killed in a drone strike in Pakistan a few days before. There had been some thought on the part of Washington ...
AP Analysis: Hopes for peace dim with new Taliban leader



May 29, 3:21 AM - Matt Johnson: Citing death toll trvializes terror [cjonline]



Topeka Capital Journal

Matt Johnson: Citing death toll trvializes terror
Topeka Capital Journal
The Patriot Act was passed 45 days after September 11, and it allowed FBI agents to obtain personal information without a warrant and search property without informing the owner beforehand. According to Human Rights Watch, 130 of the anti-terrorism ...




May 29, 12:53 AM - Stamper Brown: This weekend, remembering Afghanistan [trib]



Casper Star-Tribune Online

Stamper Brown: This weekend, remembering Afghanistan
Casper Star-Tribune Online
I had to shut down my computer the other day after reading about all the brave soldiers who've joined the ranks of the "forever young" in Afghanistan. It's been a long 15 years.War is not for the fainthearted, or the impatient. I am guilty on both ...




May 28, 8:34 PM - Terrorism, refugees and migration — an interview with Germany's interior minister [washingtonpost]



Washington Post (blog)

Terrorism, refugees and migration — an interview with Germany's interior minister
Washington Post (blog)
But the public discussion [in Germany] is: The country should only collect data from those people who are suspected. And the discussion is: At what range starts suspicion? And the fight against terrorism needs to learn about contacts between relevant ...




May 28, 7:52 PM - Gaza refugee finally freed from Arizona immigration jail [electronicintifada]



The Electronic Intifada (blog)

Gaza refugee finally freed from Arizona immigration jail
The Electronic Intifada (blog)
Ghalia, who will turn 32 this summer, fled Gaza in 2010. He arrived in a refugee camp in Cyprus where he first met Mounis Hammoud, 30, who also fled Gaza after his home was bombed by Israel during its three week assault in late 2008 and early 2009.




May 28, 7:00 PM - 'India is India, comparisons are not always useful' [thehindu]



The News International

'India is India, comparisons are not always useful'
The Hindu
For more than 50 years, Stephen Philip Cohen has played a leading role in shaping South Asian security studies, and mentoring generations of scholars in the field. He is credited particularly for landmark work on the Pakistani and Indian armies. His ...
Pakistan refused to accept India's dictation



May 28, 6:58 PM - Everything on Iran [thehindu]



Everything on Iran
The Hindu
Shirin Ebadi has a memoir out, Until We Are Free: My Fights for Human Rights in Iran, that brings the remarkable story of her life up to date since her previous book, Iran Awakening. The first book had been written in the first flush of recognition ...




May 28, 4:44 PM - Opinion: Jihad With the Iranian Rial! [aawsat]



Asharq Alawsat

Opinion: Jihad With the Iranian Rial!
Asharq Alawsat
Our newspaper published a story about Iran allocating an annual budget for the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) organisation after relations between them were restored. An official at the organisation's press office said that Iranian support “is not an ...
Iran Renews Relations with Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Pledges $70 Million in Aid



May 28, 1:40 PM - Why the US can't disengage from the Middle East [thenational]



The National

Why the US can't disengage from the Middle East
The National
One of the key features of late Obama-era American foreign policy is the dominant mythology that all American – and, by extension, any western – military intervention in the Middle East is doomed to failure. President Obama has said as much, with ...





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Islamophobia Alerts

May 20, 2:06 PM - How the Mainstream Media's Islamophobia Fuels Endless War [truth-out]



How the Mainstream Media's Islamophobia Fuels Endless War
Truth-Out
Residents walk through a market area in the Molenbeek neighborhood of Brussels, March 29, 2016. According to a new report by the American Friends Service Committee, the dominant media tend to paint violent extremism as an inherently Islamic problem ...




May 23, 8:59 AM - Fighting hate with hate? Anti-Islamophobia social media star accused of anti-semitism [albawaba]



Al-Bawaba

Fighting hate with hate? Anti-Islamophobia social media star accused of anti-semitism
Al-Bawaba
Zakia Belkhiri gained fame earlier this month for taking selfies at anti-Islam protests in Antwerp, Belgium. Amidst signs reading “no headscarves” and “no mosques,” the 22 year-old posted selfies while holding up the peace sign in front of the protesters.
Anti-Islamaphobia Poster Girl Apologizes For Anti-Semitic Tweets



May 23, 9:30 AM - Colleges Rush to Build 'Islamophobia' Studies Departments [algemeiner]



Algemeiner

Colleges Rush to Build 'Islamophobia' Studies Departments
Algemeiner
So declared San Francisco State University race and resistance studies professor Rabab Abdulhadi, at the University of California, Berkeley's Seventh Annual International Islamophobia Conference in April. Abdulhadi's seemingly disjointed declaration ...




May 24, 12:38 AM - Mayor Hodges calls out transphobia, islamophobia in State of City Address [thecolu]



TheColu.mn

Mayor Hodges calls out transphobia, islamophobia in State of City Address
TheColu.mn
In the State of the City address last Tuesday, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges addressed the city's continued racial disparities, distrust between communities and the police department, and gun violence. She also said she is “disgusted” by the ...




May 9, 5:32 PM - Latino Muslims at country's only Spanish-speaking mosque: 'Islam changed my life' [theguardian]



The Guardian

Latino Muslims at country's only Spanish-speaking mosque: 'Islam changed my life'
The Guardian
Standing at the front of the prayer hall, the 29-year-old dental technician accepted hugs and handshakes from other members of the Centro Islámico, America's only mosque founded specifically to be a place for Spanish-language programming for Latinos.




May 10, 7:41 PM - Airstrike on mosque kills 10 in Syria's Idlib province [telegraph]



Telegraph.co.uk

Airstrike on mosque kills 10 in Syria's Idlib province
Telegraph.co.uk
Two airstrikes struck a northwestern Syrian town on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, wounding many others and knocking out the dome of a mosque, opposition activists said. Low-level fighting also appeared to continue inside the city of Aleppo, 50 ...




May 13, 12:20 AM - IRR project: plots allotted for temple, mosque [thehindu]



IRR project: plots allotted for temple, mosque
The Hindu
District Collector Babu A. announced at a review meeting on Inner Ring Road project, the allotment of a plot measuring six cents at Currency Nagar to the mosque at Ramavarappadu which is being removed to facilitate construction of the road. Besides, a ...




May 12, 6:15 AM - Religion News: Banja Luka mosque re-opens 23 years later after it was destroyed [telegram]



Religion News: Banja Luka mosque re-opens 23 years later after it was destroyed
Worcester Telegram
After a 9-year reconstruction process, the 16th-century Ferhadija grand mosque in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, was recently re-opened 23 years after it was destroyed by Bosnian Serb militiamen as a part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing. During ...




May 9, 11:58 PM - A historic Bosnia mosque is rebuilt in powerful symbol of post-war reconciliation [pbs]



PBS NewsHour

A historic Bosnia mosque is rebuilt in powerful symbol of post-war reconciliation
PBS NewsHour
Twenty years ago, the vicious civil war in Bosnia between Orthodox Serbs and Muslim Bosnians left more than 100,000 dead, and the country remains segregated along religious and ethnic lines to this day. Now, both sides are taking steps toward ...
Bosnia's Muslims reopen mosque Serbs blew up during the war



May 11, 7:14 PM - Evangelicals, Jews, Sikhs, and More Are Fighting for a New Jersey Mosque [sojo]



Evangelicals, Jews, Sikhs, and More Are Fighting for a New Jersey Mosque
Sojourners
Southern Baptists, Sikhs, and Hare Krishnas have told a federal court they think a proposal to erect a New Jersey mosque should be approved. A planning board denied the application of the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge in December. The board held a ...





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