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The Spectator: Paris Terror Attacks Show America’s Deep French Connection

As the old French proverb, “plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose” is translated into the common phrase, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Sadly, it couldn’t have been more frighteningly accurate during ISIS terror attacks in Paris that killed 129 people and wounded another 150 Friday. In what was the worst terror attack in Western Europe since the Madrid railway bombing in 2004, ISIS claimed
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World: Is Russia Entering Syria The Beginning Of The Next Global Conflict?

With the recent entry of Russian troops into Syria, many in the Arab and Muslim world are seeing this as the beginning of the final war. Russia came into Syria claiming that they were going to fight ISIS but in fact are helping ISIS by attacking it’s enemies, namely the Free Syrian Army, or the FSA for short. Russia has also been accused of bombing refugee camps holding Sunni refugees
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World: Children Most Effected By Syrian Refugee Crisis

As days go by, and more people are forced to leave war-torn Syria due to the carnage from both Assad’s regime, and ISIS, more children are being separated from their families. Out of the one million Syrian refugees that are children, at least 100,000 of them have been separated from their families. As a result, an even greater crisis has been created. UN law also does not allow for the
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Iran Nuclear Deal: Why Nuclear Energy Is Not The Answer

As an American Muslim, I have been asked routinely my view about Iran’s nuclear energy policy. And for years, I have had the same response. I believe that Iran’s leadership is not looking out for the best interest of the people, and that their true goal is not for just having nuclear plants, but instead want to have Nuclear weapons. In an age where sustainability and environmental awareness is growing.
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World: Thanks To Syrian Refugee Crisis, Where is Our Humanity?

On September 1, 2015, a young Syrian boy from the city of Kobani, was discovered washed up on the shore of the Turkish resort town of Bodrum. The family was fleeing ISIS and were trying to reach the Greek island of Kos. They were promised refugee status by the Canadian government if they could make it to Kos. Unfortunately their flight to freedom ended in disaster. This comes at a
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Politics: Obama’s Latest Foreign Policy Win, Keeps Iran at Arm’s Length

“Keep your friends close and your enemies closer”, with these words of wisdom passed down from Vito to Michael Corleone, the family business was able to thrive. It seems these words of Italian wisdom were not lost on President Barack Obama either. When Democratic Senator Barbara Mikulski announced her support for the landmark Iran nuclear deal, it meant that opponents to the deal will not have the requisite 67 vote
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The ISIS Deception: Have We All Been Fooled By The Western Media?

Earlier this month, the United Nations confirmed that ISIS aka the Islamic State (IS), used biological WMD’s against the Kurdish Peshmerga in Northern Iraq. Earlier accusations say that IS used mustard gas against the citizens of Aleppo in Northern Syria across from the Turkish border. It would seem that this would be major headlines news in light of the fact that some of the pollutants might have crossed into the
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Politics: Is Islam Compatible With Democracy?

The negative stereotypes of Islam and Muslims permeates our lives. If we turn on the news there will be a story of a terrorist attack. When we are driving our car we see billboards demonizing Islam as the religion of terror. If we take the train we see signs posted labeling Muslims as followers of the religion of Satan. This is something that has happened for over 40 years in
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Tunisia: Why It Is Under Fire For Birthing The Arab Spring

Tunisia is a country that is dear to me. I have spent over two years of my life in Tunisia. I did not live where typically the Westerners would live in, I lived amongst the locals. I have been all over Tunisia and I understand that Tunisian people very well. I was married in Tunisia; I had a daughter born in Tunisia; I have very dear friends in Tunisia. For
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Culture: Why The Purpose of Ramadan Is Trusting in Allah

Ramadan, which is the 9th month of the Muslim lunar calendar, is a month of fasting as prescribed for Muslims in the Qur’an. This sacred month for Muslims marks a time where Muslims around the globe partake in fasting, alms giving, late night prayers, and reading Qur’an. Ramadan is one of the 5 pillars of Islam. The word Ramadan comes from the Arabic root ramiḍa or ar-ramad which means scorching