In the Mideast, Chaos and Questions
ABU DHABI — The leadership crisis in Yemen and the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has raised alarms all over Middle Eastern capitals concerning the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC's) security setting. In the hours following the two events, ...
MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi Arabia rises after smooth royal succession
UAE airlines halt Baghdad flights after shooting
UAE-based airlines Emirates, Etihad and Air Arabia have suspended flights to Baghdad in compliance with security guidance from the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority, the companies said. The Dubai budget carrier flydubai earlier said that damage ...
Bullets hit flydubai passenger jet at Baghdad airport
Is a 'French Patriot Act' the answer to divisions in society?
To combat the supposed marginalization of lower-income Muslims - which could lead to them being radicalized - a French journalist said that France needs its own version of America's Patriot act. (File photo: AFP) ...
France after Charlie Hebdo: Seeking the Enemy Within
Yemen's Houthis 'similar' to Lebanon's Hezbollah: Iran official
“The Houthi group is a similar copy to Lebanon's Hezbollah, and this group will come into action against enemies of Islam,” Ali Shirazi was quoted as saying in an interview published on Sunday by the Defa Press news agency, which is close to Iran's ...
Krauthammer: Beware Iran's emerging empire
Jordan drawn deeper into mire as ISIL demands release of Al Qaeda prisoner
There has been speculation in Jordan that authorities would use Al Rishawi as a bargaining chip to negotiate the pilot's release, or even exchanging both the Japanese journalist and the pilot in the same deal. ISIL, however, has not made any offer ...
Failed Iraqi Bomber Named in Islamic State Hostage Crisis
Gitmo prisoner who published critically-acclaimed memoir won't be allowed to ...
A detainee at Guantanamo who recently published a critically acclaimed book on his life in captivity will not have the opportunity to read his own book, and neither will 121 of his fellow inmates. Jason Leopold at VICE News reports that Guantanamo ...
Guantanamo detainee's diary describes interrogation that made him break
bjarke ingels unites middle east media HQ with giant tensile canopy
bjarke ingels' architecture office BIG has revealed its competition proposal for a vast media headquarters building in the middle east. the scheme will provide a framework for international broadcasting that simultaneously seeks to remain grounded ...
Gunmen possibly linked to Islamic State attack a hotel in the Libyan capital popular with foreigners, officials say.
The BBC has just done more to eradicate 'terrorism' than all our wars since 9/11
The head of BBC Arabic has advised his staff not to label anyone, or any act, as “terrorist”. So, Said Kouachi: not a terrorist. Boko Haram: not a group of terrorists. 9/11: not a terrorist atrocity. The term is “too loaded”, says the BBC's Tarik ...
We must not call Charlie Hebdo killers 'terrorists', says BBC boss
Mangaluru: Eid – Milad celebrated at Masjid – U-Taqwa
Mangaluru, 27 Jan 2015: Eid – Milad 2015 was celebrated at Masjid – u – Taqwa Pumpwell, here recently with maulid recitation and cultural programme by students of Taqwa Islamic School. On this occasion Islamic Cultural Centre felicitated P C M Kunhi, ...
Mangaluru: Eid – Milad at Masjid – u – Taqwa Celebrated
The Curious Affinity of Secular Blasphemers and Right Wing Christian Torture ...
The prohibition of blasphemy extends to language against Christ's Church, the saints, and sacred things. It is also blasphemous to make use of God's name to cover up criminal practices, to reduce peoples to servitude, to torture persons or put them to ...
Anti-Islam San Francisco Muni ads defaced …. with messages of love
The controversial ads, which equate Islam with Nazism, were plastered over with pictures of Kamala Khan, Marvel's first Muslim character, as well as new taglines railing against the posters' hateful message. “Calling all bigotry busters,” one newly ...
Street artist retools anti-Islam ads with Marvel superhero
Mosque vandalized in southern Sweden
A mosque in southern Sweden has had a window smashed in and graffiti sprayed on the walls, the latest in a line of attacks on Sweden's mosques. The Masjid mosque in Mariestad has had a window smashed in by what police say was a tin containing pork.
Mosque in Germany vandalized with racist graffiti
ISTANBUL — Amid widespread hatred toward Muslims in German society, a half-built German mosque called the "Süleymaniye Mosque" in the northwestern German town of Dormagen was vandalized in the early hours of Sunday morning. The vandals ...
German Mosque Vandalized with Graffiti
Kennesaw council reverses course on proposed mosque
Just after 9 p.m., they reconvened in public, and Mayor Mark Mathews announced that the council members who had voted against the mosque last week wanted to change their votes and vote for the mosque, at their next meeting, on Monday. That vote would ...
Kennesaw to re-vote on allowing mosque
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Faith leaders, law enforcement unite to recall 2010 arson at Corvallis mosque
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Gulzar Ahmed with the Islamic Society of Greater Portland was one of the speakers at a "gathering of solidarity for all people of good will to remember the unfortunate vandalism act of arson fire at the mosque in 2010 " at the Salman Al-Farisi Mosque ...
Fighting radicalization: Why mosques shouldn't close their doors to troubled ...
After the fatal attack on Parliament Hill by Micheal Zehaf-Bibeau, a spokesman at a Calgary mosque he attended said he had been asked to leave the congregation when he was found sleeping there overnight. Zehaf-Bibeau had clashed with the mosque over ...
Islamic Association plans to build new Big Flats mosque
The Islamic Association of the Finger Lakes plans to build a $1.5 million mosque on Hickory Grove Road in Big Flats. Since the association was established in the 1980s, its members have held daily prayer services and other related events at 62 Main St ...
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ISLAMABAD: Staff at the capital's Lal Masjid found themselves in an unexpected situation on Thursday evening when a large number of civil society activists, politicians and students arrived at the mosque chanting slogans against the chief cleric and ...
Protest outside Lal Mosque against Maulana Abdul Aziz
Macon mosque hosts vigil for Muslims killed in Pakistan attack
The violent terrorist attack in Pakistan that left 145 people dead has brought those of the Islamic faith together. Loading… Post to Facebook. Macon mosque hosts vigil for Muslims killed in Pakistan attack The violent terrorist attack in Pakistan that ...
Bible-Belt city allows mosque after 1st rejecting it
“The imams in the mosques are all striving towards the establishment of a caliphate and you can't have a constitutional republic along with a caliphate,” he said. “So you can allow it to continue creeping in, until you feel the deep, red welts of ...
Kennesaw City Council votes to approve mosque move
IN NIGERIA'S commerical capital, Lagos, the candle-like minarets of the Central Mosque look out over streets and alleyways filled with a plethora of churches and cathedrals. Yet these two Abrahamic religions do not co-exist quite as peacefully in many ...