Do Alawis Want to Fully Become Shia Offshoot?

(Latakia, Syrian Regime) Ghadir* admits that he didn’t pray before he started attending the Shia Ar-Rasul al-Aazam compound in Latakia. While there has been a...

Are Egyptians Once Again Coming Together to Overthrow Dictatorship?

Unknown groups within Egypt called for protests on 11th November against the rising prices free-fall of Egyptian currency and the dictatorial regime of Sisi...

Pokemon Fatwa: Why do Muslims feel their clerics are letting them...

Pokemon Go has become a rage across the world including Middle-East. No wonder, it has now attracted the attention of clerics. 16 years ago, Clerics...

Is Salafism leading to Radical Islam?

By Z. Fareen Parvez, University of Massachusetts Amherst The Trump administration has been using the phrase “radical Islam” when discussing the “war on terror.” From his...

Sea of protesters swamp Jakarta

Tens of thousands of Muslims poured into central Jakarta today to protest against the city’s governor, a Christian accused of insulting the Koran, fuelling...

Aleppo running out of room to bury the dead

With deadly fighting ongoing and cemeteries full up medical staff in Aleppo are running out of places to bury the dead. As a result, bodies...

Failed Turkish Coup: How going Digital defeated Analog Communication?

Istanbul and Ankara were taken over by the forces involved in the coup. The Turkish National Broadcaster was forced to communicate to the nation...

1.5 Million Muslims across the Globe arrive at Mecca for Hajj

Over 1.5 million Muslims across the globe have arrived at Mecca for performing Hajj, an annual pilgrimage, one of the five pillars of Islam. The...

Innovative Kurdish farmers breed hardy goat hybrid

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – A farmer from Erbil has discovered a new, hardier breed of goat, mating a male wild goat with a female...

Iraqi air force strikes IS commanders, Baghdadi fate ‘unclear’

The Iraqi air force has targeted a meeting of commanders from the Islamic State group that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been attending,...

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