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Sunni And Shiite Imams Denounce ISIS Together In New Video

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.12.2014 | Religion

Sunni and Shiite Muslim leaders in the United Kingdom have come together to denounce the Islamic militant group ISIS in a video posted by a group call...

ISIS Group Blows Up Shiite Muslim Mosques In Iraq (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.07.2014 | Religion

The ISIS militant group is further advancing its extreme religious agenda by destroying Shiite mosques and Islamic shrines around the ancient Iraqi ci...

What Is A Caliphate?

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.30.2014 | Religion

The militant group Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), has declared that it is re...

Papers Please

Neda Najibi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Neda Najibi

Papers? What are they? They have none. They live in the shadows of the Pyramids. They walk through the ancient bazaars filled with familiar aromas: fresh baked bread, herb-scented clothing, and spice-filled air.

Implications of Political Change in the Central African Republic

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.07.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

If we consider what has happened in countries such as Mali and Sudan, and what is now happening in the CAR, it appears that radical political change in the failed or failing states of SSA is the new normal.

Syrian Forces Reportedly Open Fire On Protesters

Reuters | Khaled Yacoub Oweis | Posted 06.18.2011 | World

April 19, 2011 12:34:33 AM By Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMMAN, April 19 (Reuters) - Syrian forces fired shots at hundreds of protesters who had ga...

In Search of the Moderate Muslim: It Takes an Ummah

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Until moderate Muslims find each other, 'find the other hand,' and start a global response, nothing less than a cacophony of figurative clapping, we will remain as we are now: voiceless.

Saudi Girl, 12, Drops Plan To Divorce 80-Year-Old Cousin

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A 12-year-old Saudi girl has unexpectedly dropped her application to divorce her 80-year-old second cousin, despite intervention from human rights gro...

Luqman Ameen Abdullah, Leader Of Radical Islam Group, Killed In Raid

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DETROIT — Federal authorities on Wednesday arrested several members of a radical Sunni Islam group in the U.S., killing one of its leaders at a ...

Afghan Anti-Sunni Books Destroyed

AP | AMIR SHAH and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — The Afghan government quietly dumped more than 1,000 Shiite texts and other books from Iran into a river after a local governor complain...