Warrior Hero Who Fought Beyond Borders and Skies of Pakistan

War is normally measured by its final outcome, but many individual heroes gave up their lives for the Arab side during the 1967 Six-Day War.

This past June marked the 45th anniversary of the Arab defeat of the 1967 war. War is normally measured by its final outcome, but many individual heroes faithfully gave up . . . → Read More: Warrior Hero Who Fought Beyond Borders and Skies of Pakistan

Ramadan 2013 celebrations in pictures

The Ramadan celebrations have officially begun, and Muslims all over the world are joining in the festivities.

Though some specific practices may differ from country to country, and there was widespread disagreement about the start date of Ramadan, the global community is united in its observance of the holy month.

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Internet services down due to cable damage

One of the international submarine cables (SMW4) on Wednesday developed a fault in sea waters near Alexandria, Egypt, causing disruption in the internet services in Pakistan, a statement said.

This has impacted internet services in the regions of the Far East, the Middle East, Pakistan, India and North Africa. The international consortium of operators in . . . → Read More: Internet services down due to cable damage

Egypt polio outbreak traced to Pakistan

Pakistani health officials Monday called for infants leaving the country to be issued polio vaccinations at airports after virus samples linked to a southern Pakistani city were discovered in Egypt.

Two sewage samples from Cairo were analysed and found to resemble a recently discovered strain in Sukkur, a joint statement by health officials, the World . . . → Read More: Egypt polio outbreak traced to Pakistan

Protesting blasphemy

By Salma Ahmed

Another derogatory movie ‘Innocence of Muslims’ has yet again created a havoc in the Islamic world especially in Libya, Egypt and Pakistan. I have not seen the movie or its trailer but only read about it. Apparently, the movie is poorly directed with no plot or acting worthy of comments. It was . . . → Read More: Protesting blasphemy

How should Muslims react to blasphemy?

by Anas Hlayhel

How should we Muslim react to mockery of our Prophet Muḥammad  or should we even react at all?

Just like the cartoons few years ago, the Muslim response to the recent film has been very diverse.  From the very mild of responses to the very violent ones, what’s most noteworthy is the enormity of the response.  . . . → Read More: How should Muslims react to blasphemy?

Egyptians welcome Hilary Clinton with shoes and tomatoes

Protesters threw tomatoes and shoes at U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s motorcade on Sunday during her first visit to Egypt since the election of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.

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Powerful Images

A monk prays for an elderly man who had died suddenly while waiting for a train in Shanxi Taiyuan,

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Democracy doesn’t come easily

Dozens of Egyptians were killed in a soccer stadium brawl this past week. This was the deadliest outbreak of violence since Hosni Mubarak was ousted one year ago. The violence didn’t stop at the stadium and it begs the question: What has Egypt gained since its revolution? Take a step back and ask: What has the Arab Spring achieved . . . → Read More: Democracy doesn’t come easily

Non-lethal weapons and the threat they pose

From Egypt, to Athens, to Oakland, police have employed “non-lethal weapons” to break down recent protests and disperse protesters.

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