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1st Al-Aqsa Mosque closure since 1967

RT The Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem has been closed to all worshipers for the first time since 1967. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas called the closure a ‘declaration of war.’ Both…

The Middle East problem: Boots on the ground or peace in their hearts?

theage.com.au: There are two stories, both compelling narratives, competing for attention here in the Middle East. The first is tactical and simple. It revolves around the dominance of airpower and…

Israel to vote on partitioning Al-Aqsa Mosque between Muslims and Jews

Middle East Monitor: An Arab Knesset member has revealed that there will be a vote in the next month on a law drafted by an Israeli committee regarding the partition…

The Debate: Why Israel wants to Judaize al-Aqsa Mosque?

Israeli officials have imposed limitations on Palestinians’ access to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied West Bank for the third consecutive week. Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9q2kUi0cWY   Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjC0zAb4PDY…

A mount of troubles

The Economist: The status of Jerusalem- Jewish radicals are upsetting the fragile religious balance in the holy city BEFORE the gates of the Dome of the Rock, a resplendent golden…

Lady Warsi on Palestine, Islam, quitting … and how to stay true to your beliefs

theguardian: The tipping point for Sayeeda Warsi came in the aftermath of one of the most notorious incidents of this year’s Gazan war: the killing of four Palestinian children by…

If great architecture belongs to humanity, do we have a responsibility to save it in wartimes?

The lands of Syria and Iraq gave rise to some the oldest societies we know: the Sumerians, the Akkadians, the Babylonians, the Assyrians, the Parthians, the Romans and many others.…

On Yom Kipoor Israeli President Visits Arab Village in Honor of Muslim Festival

Israel’s President, Reuven Rivlin made a festive visit to the northern Israeli town of Kfar Yasif near Acre, in honor of the Muslim Feast of the Sacrifice, Eid al-Adha, which…

Why stop at Isis when we could bomb the whole Muslim world?

Let’s bomb the Muslim world – all of it – to save the lives of its people. Surely this is the only consistent moral course? Why stop at Islamic State…

Two celebrations- Yom Kippur and Id al-Adha on same day

This year, the Jewish fast and holiest day of the calendar coincides with Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, which marks Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice Ishmael. With the Jewish high holiday…

24 reasons ISIS are wrong

Muslim scholars blast Islamic State Source: RT   MORE…

Obama: When It Comes to Islam and America, ‘There Is No Us and Them – Only Us’

Source: Media ITE By Eddie Scarry | 10:52 am, September 24th, 2014 President Barack Obama on Wednesday addressed the United Nations General Assembly, focusing in large part on the U.S.’s current battle…

Syria air strikes: Can Obama’s Arab coalition hold?

President Barack Obama has touted the involvement of Arab nations – many of them Sunni-majority – in US air strikes against Islamic State militants. But will this coalition hold up…

Entire Soccer Team Converts to Islam

Source: National, UAE Cameroonian football team converts to Islam Twenty-three young African footballers converted to Islam at the end of a two-month training camp in Dubai. The men, all in…

Jewish State and Islamic State have alot more common than you think

Jewish State and Islamic State, Like Breeds Like By Ali Kazak Source: The Palestinian Chronicles Sixty-six years after the establishment of the “Jewish State” in the Middle East, the world…

8 Things You Didn’t Know about Masjid Al-Aqsa

By Muhammad Wajid Akhtar There can be only one choice for the world’s most contested area of land, and that is masjid Al-Aqsa in Jerusalem. It is no exaggeration to…

Israelis cannot let Judaism be a mask for racism

It’s time Jews in Israel shed their Diaspora mentality of fearing assimilation and start taking care of the minority religions living in this country. By Arie Hasit / Jewish World…

327 Moral Idiots

Source: The Times of Israel This week 327 people demonstrated that having survived the Holocaust or being related to Holocaust survivors certainly does not mean you have any moral wisdom.…

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