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May 24, 9:44 AM - Afghan deputy foreign minister arrives in Islamabad for Heart of Asia moot [tribune]



The Express Tribune

Afghan deputy foreign minister arrives in Islamabad for Heart of Asia moot
The Express Tribune
ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan's deputy foreign minister, Hekmat Khalil Karzai, arrived on Sunday in Islamabad, to represent his country in the meeting of senior officials at the “Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process,” Afghan officials said. The Heart of Asia ...




May 24, 9:34 AM - Video purports to show kidnapped Chinese tourist in Pakistan [yahoo]



Video purports to show kidnapped Chinese tourist in Pakistan
Yahoo News
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A militant video purports to show a Chinese tourist kidnapped by the Taliban in Pakistan a year ago asking for his government to help him be released. The video was released Sunday by a militant known to belong to a ...




May 24, 9:31 AM - Negotiator: Iran Agrees to 'Managed Access' to Nuclear Sites [abcnews]



Bloomberg

Negotiator: Iran Agrees to 'Managed Access' to Nuclear Sites
ABC News
An Iranian nuclear negotiator says his team has agreed to grant U.N. inspectors "managed access" to military sites as part of a deal over its contested program, apparently contradicting earlier comments by the nation's supreme leader. Iranian Deputy ...
Iran Sets Conditions to Allow UN Inspection of Military Sites



May 24, 9:19 AM - Malaysia finds mass graves of suspected migrants [aljazeera]


Police discover 30 large graves containing remains of hundreds of people near human trafficking detention camps.


May 24, 9:09 AM - Turkey, Gulf donors failing in fulfilling aid pledge to Gaza [todayszaman]



Today's Zaman

Turkey, Gulf donors failing in fulfilling aid pledge to Gaza
Today's Zaman
Gulf countries, who were among the top donors making pledges at the conference, have also so far been slow in delivering the promised aid. Qatar, which made an outstanding pledge at the Cairo conference to deliver $1 billion to help Gaza's ...
Only fraction of aid promised by Gulf States to reconstruct Gaza delivered



May 24, 9:05 AM - Córdoba controversy: Historic Mosque-Cathedral mired in cultural dispute [aljazeera]



Al Jazeera America

Córdoba controversy: Historic Mosque-Cathedral mired in cultural dispute
Al Jazeera America
CÓRDOBA, Spain – Inside Córdoba's Mosque-Cathedral, a young woman in a Muslim headscarf is taking a hurried selfie in front of the monument's Catholic altar. Just a few yards away, in the building's Muslim section, some European tourists are admiring a ...




May 24, 9:03 AM - Saudi Arabia identifies bomber of kingdom's deadliest attack in years [middleeasteye]



Middle East Eye

Saudi Arabia identifies bomber of kingdom's deadliest attack in years
Middle East Eye
The militant group had already claimed the attack on Friday in Eastern Province, but it identified the bomber as Abu Amer al-Najdi. "The cell was discovered last month, and so far 26 of its members, all Saudi nationals, have been arrested," the ...
Islamic State armed group advances reflect regional and propaganda strategy



May 24, 8:52 AM - Pakistan should help tackle terrorism: Rajnath Singh [indiatimes]



NDTV

Pakistan should help tackle terrorism: Rajnath Singh
Economic Times
LUCKNOW: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today asked Pakistan to extend all help in tackling terrorism as it was also a victim of the menance. "It (Pakistan) should extend full cooperation in checking terrorism because the country is facing a similar ...
Pakistan Expresses Concern Over Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's ...



May 24, 8:51 AM - Iraqi army in counter-offensive near ISIL-held Ramadi [aljazeera]


Iraqi forces, backed by Shia militias and US air strikes, pound ISIL positions near central city of Ramadi.


May 24, 8:49 AM - Australia to introduce counter-terrorism citizenship changes [channelnewsasia]



Channel News Asia

Australia to introduce counter-terrorism citizenship changes
Channel News Asia
SYDNEY: Australia is set to introduce new counter-terrorism laws, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Sunday (May 24), with the package expected to include stripping dual nationals who are linked to terrorism of their citizenship. There has also been ...
Dual nationals who join terrorist groups to be stripped of Australian ...




Featured Blogs

May 24, 9:58 AM - Post-Assad strategy needed [aljazeera]


To save Syria from descending into an all-out civil war, now is the time to manage the transition process.


May 24, 8:31 AM - If ISIL is defeated in Ramadi [aljazeera]


If ISIL is defeated in Iraq, the militias - not the national army - will become the backbone of the Iraqi state.


May 24, 6:44 AM - Op: The S in the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Call [pnn]



Palestine News Network

Op: The S in the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Call
Palestine News Network
The BDS National Committee website describes BDS as, "[t]he global movement for a campaign of Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel until it complies with international law and Palestinian rights was initiated by Palestinian civil ...
Monitor Board of Contributors: Arc of justice bends toward Palestine




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April 14, 8:57 AM - New York college postpones American Sniper screening 'after protest from ... [dailymail]



Daily Mail

New York college postpones American Sniper screening 'after protest from ...
Daily Mail
A New York college has provoked anger after postponing its screening of movie American Sniper in response to complaints from Muslim students. The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York has pushed back its planned screening of the controversial ...
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute postpones 'American Sniper' showing after ...



April 13, 8:51 PM - 'Radical Muslims' clothing line attempts to shatter stereotypes [washingtonpost]



'Radical Muslims' clothing line attempts to shatter stereotypes
Washington Post
Radical Muslims. The phrase elicits images of ISIS militants and terror in the desert, perhaps grainy YouTube videos, Kalashnikovs and raised fists. What about a man in an ankle-length garment and cotton headscarf carving the air with his skateboard?




April 13, 12:25 AM - The Muslim World Is Turning on Hezbollah [nationalinterest]



The National Interest Online

The Muslim World Is Turning on Hezbollah
The National Interest Online
This is a tipping point for the organization, and its involvement in Syria signals the acceleration of its fall from grace in the eyes of the majority of Muslims. To survive in the long run, the organization will have to execute another volte-face ...




April 11, 2:53 PM - Egyptian court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to death [cnn]



CNN

Egyptian court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to death
CNN
... Morsy backers who attacked police stations, government buildings and churches. The government accused the protesters of inciting violence. After the coup, the new government outlawed the Muslim Brotherhood. Morsy was arrested, and he too faces trial.
Muslim Brotherhood: From rapid rise to sharp decline



April 12, 8:30 AM - 'Art gets things out in the open' – young British Muslim artists tell their ... [theguardian]



The Guardian

'Art gets things out in the open' – young British Muslim artists tell their ...
The Guardian
He suggested that the Muslim communities he knew felt “under siege” – spied on, interrogated, routinely asked to “put their house in order” as if they were not, and had never been, an equal part of British society. This, suggested Birmingham street ...




April 13, 10:02 PM - Divided colours of Ahmedabad: Saffron uniform for Hindu kids, green for Muslim [indianexpress]



The Indian Express

Divided colours of Ahmedabad: Saffron uniform for Hindu kids, green for Muslim
The Indian Express
While the uniform at Shahpur school where most of the students are Hindus is saffron-coloured, the Dani Limda school where almost all the students are Muslims has a green uniform. The other 454 schools run by AMC, all non-English-medium, have the ...
Non-Uniform Code: Saffron For Hindu Kids, Green For Muslims



April 8, 6:16 PM - UMichigan Cancels 'American Sniper' Over Protest It's Anti-Muslim [newsmax]



Mediaite

UMichigan Cancels 'American Sniper' Over Protest It's Anti-Muslim
Newsmax
A showing of the Academy Award-nominated film "American Sniper" was canceled at the University of Michigan after protesters complained that it promotes "negative and misleading stereotypes" against Muslims, the website MLive.com reported. According to ...
University of Michigan nixes screening of 'anti-Muslim' American Sniper, will ...



April 9, 3:53 PM - Teacher Under Fire for Anti-Muslim Lesson [yahoo]



Yahoo Parenting

Teacher Under Fire for Anti-Muslim Lesson
Yahoo Parenting
A teacher at a Texas high school allegedly distributed this anti-Muslim handout to his economics class. (Photo: KHOU). A high school economics teacher is facing disciplinary action after allegedly distributing anti-Muslim handouts to his students. In ...
Teacher accused of giving students Anti-Muslim handouts



April 10, 11:02 AM - Bill Maher and the New Atheists are anti-Muslim bigots [qz]



Quartz

Bill Maher and the New Atheists are anti-Muslim bigots
Quartz
On last week's show, Uygur asked whether anti-Muslim bigotry has become the new McCarthyism—a metaphor to the 1950s anti-Communist “practice of making unfair allegations, or using unfair investigative techniques, especially in order to restrict ...




April 13, 1:05 PM - Anti-Muslim massacre overshadows Modi visit - Saskatoon StarPhoenix [thestarphoenix]



Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Anti-Muslim massacre overshadows Modi visit
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
"The RSS is driving a campaign ... to convert Muslims and Christians back to Hinduism," he said in an email. And while the courts did exonerate Modi of involvement in the anti-Muslim pogrom in Gujarat, there were many irregularities in the court ...
Indian Prime Minister Modi will face mixed reception in Ottawa Tuesday




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