International

  • President Trump welcomes Egyptian dictator, the butcher of Cairo

    President Donald Trump Monday, April 3, 2017, welcomed the Egyptian military dictator, General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who assumed the title of  Field Marshal after arresting and deposing the democratically elected President Mohamed Mursi in...

  • Hawaii judge extends order blocking Trump's Muslim Ban 2.0

    Hawaii Federal Judge Derrick Watson extended his order blocking President Trump’s travel ban to six Muslim majority countries last Wednesday, as the state’s attorney general denounced the executive order as a “Muslim ban&rdquo...

  • German lawmaker accused of links with anti-Erdogan Gulen movement

    In a new low point in Bonn-Istanbul relations, Turkey has linked  Michelle Müntefering, a German lawmaker for the Social Democratic Party (SPD), with the supporters of self-exiled Turkish cleric Gehullah Gulen accused of master-mi...

  • Iraq rejects displaying Kurdish flag in Kirkuk fearing establishment of Greater Kurdistan

    The Iraqi parliament on Saturday, April 1, 2017, voted against raising the flag of Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on public buildings and institutions in the city of Kirkuk.  In a session attended by 186 member...

  • The Next Phase in the War on BDS: Why Israel Detained Omar Barghouti

    For a while, it seemed that Israel was capable of maintaining its occupation and denying Palestinians their rights indefinitely, while promoting itself as 'the only democracy in the Middle East'.

  • Mughals gave fish cutlets to the world

    If we look at the international cuisine scenario, it'll hurt us a bit to know that very few preparations are completely Indian, I mean originated on the sub-continent.

  • Canadian parliament passes motion against rising Islamophobia

    The Canadian parliament has passed a landmark anti-Islamophobia and religious discrimination motion that calls on politicians to condemn anti-Islamic behavior and rhetoric. It called on the government to recognize the need to "quell the pu...

  • UK report: Gulenists took part in failed Turkey coup

    A British parliament committee has released a report indicating evidence that individual members of Fethullah Gulen's group participated in Turkey's failed coup attempt. The failed coup attempt in July left more than 240 people dea...

  • EU-Turkey rift escalates as Germany says Gulen was not behind anti-Erdogan abortive coup

    The rift between the European Union and Turkey is escalating as President Erdogan has accused the EU countries of persecuting Muslims like Jews were during World War II while the spirit of fascism was running wild on the streets of Europe. ...

  • Nawaz Sharif 1st ever Pakistani Prime Minister to celebrate Holi Festival

    Islamabad (March 12, 2017): Patron-in-chief of Pakistan Hindu Council Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani has said that celebration of Holi reminds the symbolic great victory of good over evil. He was exchanging his views on the occasion of colorful cele...

  • Six years on, Syrian people share stories of hope for the future

    15 March 2017 – “There is still suffering and much pain - but what keeps us going on is our courage to hope and our continued resilience.” These are the words of Lola Mousa, who originally hails from the countryside near the c...

  • Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland block Trump's Muslim Ban.2

    Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland have blocked President Donald Trump's Muslim Ban 2.0. In their ruling both judges cited Trump's statements about Muslims during the presidential campaign. A federal judge in Hawaii Wednesday ord...

  • Only the Israeli Dead Matter: Israel's Failure at Investigating Its Bloody Wars

    At a glance, Israel appears a true democracy. Take a closer look, and that facade of democracy will soon dissipate, turning into something else entirely. Tuesday, February 28 was one of those moments. The chain of event...

  • Hawaii is first to sue over Trump’s Muslim Ban 2.0

    Hawaii Wednesday (March 8) became the first US State to challenge President Donald Trump’s new Muslim Ban order rolled out on Monday. The State of Hawaii lawyers have called the travel ban nothing more than "Muslim Ban 2.0&qu...

  • Resisting Donald Trump's Violence Strategically

    It is already clearly apparent, as many predicted, that Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States would signal the start of what might be the final monumental assault on much of what is good in our world. Whatever our ...

  • Where do the Palestinians live today?

    The following map published by Beirut-based Al Zaytouna Palestinian research centre has published this infograph showing where the Palestinians are living today. It is based on the statistics provided by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statis...

  • German Chancellor visits Cairo amid severe human rights violations by Egyptian Junta

    The German Chancellor Angela Markel visits Cairo amid reports of severe human rights violations by the Egyptian Junta led by Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi who overthrew President Mohammad Morsi, the first democratically President ...

  • Donald Trump rolls out Muslim Ban 2.0

    President Donald Trump Monday issued a new Muslim ban executive order that will temporarily halt entry to the U.S. for people from six Muslim  nations who are seeking new visas, though allowing those with current visas to travel freely...

  • Descendants of Slaves, Forerunners of Justice: American Muslims Must Stop Apologizing

    I had recently been asked to give a talk about “being an American Muslim in the United States.” Although wary of the uses and abuses of the term, I obliged. Islam is a religion propelled by values, not race nor, theoret...

  • Amnesty Intl warns: Politics of demonization breeding division and fear around the globe

    The Amnesty International says that politicians wielding a toxic, dehumanizing “us vs them” rhetoric are creating a more divided and dangerous world. The warning came in its 2017 annual assessment of human rights around the worl...