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Dozens Dead After Truck Bomb Explodes In Baghdad Market

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 08.13.2015 | World

At least 76 people were killed and 212 wounded on Thursday in a blast claimed by Islamic State in Baghdad's Sadr City, police and medical so...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

With ISIS At Its Door, Kurdistan Struggles To Accommodate Sunni Arabs And Yazidis | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Asked about Kurdistan in Iraq, the autonomous region that has become the United States' favored partner on the ground against the Islami...

Sophia Jones

Many Iraqis Think They Know Who's Behind ISIS: Uncle Sam | Sophia Jones | Posted 03.25.2015 | World

BAGHDAD -- It’s all a ruse, some Iraqis say, nothing more than a carefully thought-out plan to destabilize their bloodied country even more. Twel...

Syria and the Ukraine -- A Contrast?

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Russia now owns Crimea and rebel forces in eastern Ukraine are trying to take over that part of Ukraine. This is all being done without any help from Vladimir Putin. If anyone has any doubts about that they were put to bed by a spokesman for the foreign ministry, Alexander Lukashevich.

The Unintended Consequences Of The U.S. Campaign Against Islamic State

Reuters | Isabel Coles | Posted 11.08.2014 | World

SULEIMAN BEG, Iraq, Sept 9 (Reuters) - A small group of people pick through putrefying human remains laid out on plastic sheets by the side of a roa...

What Is Strength?

Umar Zulqarnain | Posted 09.28.2014 | Religion
Umar Zulqarnain

Strength is to let go, to let be, to simply exist. Strength is to know that we are nothing and that we have no strength. It is to know that strength is in God and is not acquired but provided.

What Is Strength?

Umar Zulqarnain | Posted 09.25.2014 | Religion
Umar Zulqarnain

We try to display ourselves as strong, independent beings, as confident and un-phased by the events around us. In reality, it is often a show, a facade, a cry for attention rather than an element of fortitude.

Muslim Leaders Urge Media Not To Inflame Sunni-Shiite Tensions

Religion News Service | Trevor Grundy | Posted 06.20.2014 | Religion

LONDON (RNS) Senior leaders of England’s estimated 2.7 million Muslims have called on religious scholars and political commentators in the media not...

A Bizarre Trial for Lebanon

Allan Topol | Posted 04.06.2014 | Politics
Allan Topol

The prosecutor has done a careful job assembling his case. It is likely that justice will be done in the Netherlands. But at what price for poor suffering Lebanon.

Rafik Hariri Assassination Trial Begins

AP | By MIKE CORDER | Posted 03.17.2014 | World

LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Nearly nine years after a truck bomb killed former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 22 others, the trial st...

Assad Shown Unharmed After Rebels Report Attack

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

AMMAN, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Syrian rebels said on Thursday they targeted President Bashar al-Assad's motorcade heading to a Damascus mosque to mark the...

Bombings At Pakistan Mosques Kill 15

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 07.17.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Bombs that exploded outside two mosques in a village in northwestern Pakistan killed at least 15 people Friday, underlining the ...

Will Shiite And Sunni Islam Ever Reconcile?

Mike Ghouse | Posted 05.24.2013 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Insha Allah, we will do more intra-faith dialogue and learn to respect each other for what we believe, and not get hell bent on proving and denying each other's faith.

Iraq Sentences 15 Alleged Al Qaeda Members To Death

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 08.16.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — An Iraqi court on Thursday sentenced 15 alleged al-Qaida members to death for their role in the 2006 wedding party massacre of 70 peop...

Muslims Should Stand Up Against Harassment Of Fellow Muslims

Mike Ghouse | Posted 07.25.2011 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Prophet Muhammad asked to find how many Muslims were in Medina, and the only criterion was if they called themselves Muslims. Let's respect the wisdom and norm of our Prophet.

Foreign Military Forces Reportedly Enter Bahrain

AP | By MAAMOUN YOUSSEF | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- A security official in Saudi Arabia says a military force from Gulf states has entered Bahrain to help deal with a month of political unrest ...

Morocco Cuts Ties With Iran

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RABAT, Morocco — Morocco cut off diplomatic relations with Iran on Friday, accusing Tehran in a rare public spat of trying to spread Shia Islam ...

Sunni V. Shiite Biker Gang War In Sydney

Sydney Morning Herald | Dylan Welch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An ancient religious enmity is at the centre of a new conflict in the Sydney bikie scene, with a new gang comprised mainly of Sunni Muslims warring wi...