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Gaza UN shelter attack ‘totally unacceptable’ – White House

The US has said the shelling of a UN shelter in Gaza is “totally unacceptable and totally indefensible”. In its strongest criticism yet of Israel’s offensive in the Palestinian territory,…

An open letter for the people in Gaza from doctors and scientists

Source: The Lancet We are doctors and scientists, who spend our lives developing means to care and protect health and lives. We are also informed people; we teach the ethics…

Israel’s economy is soaring—why isn’t it bringing peace?

Most of us have been taught that much of the world’s political instability and violence is rooted in economic problems and hardships. The argument often goes something like this: “If…

John Kerry fails to secure Gaza ceasefire as efforts for truce continue

The US failed to secure agreement on a ceasefire to end 18 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza on Friday night but insisted that efforts were continuing to arrange a humanitarian…

The new generation of Muslim American leaders

When widespread criticism arose from President Barack Obama’s gratuitous lecturing of Muslims at a White House iftar, about Israel’s right to defend itself as unarmed civilians in Gaza died by the hundreds, it signalled…

Envoy: 21m Chinese Muslims fast in Ramadan

An estimated 21 million Chinese Muslims fast during the holy month of Ramadan and are allowed under the country’s constitution to freely practice other Islamic rituals, according to the Chinese…

A Muslim’s Ramadan Message to ISIS: You Don’t Speak for Islam

By Qasim Rashid, Lawyer, Speaker, Best-Selling Author of “EXTREMIST The terrorist organization ISI S has set a new low standard of barbarity and inhumanity. Their most recent act of terrorism…

Islam: a real threat or just the latest US scapegoat?

UCA News: By Brian Regal is a fellow of the Kean University (N.J.) Center for History, Politics and Policy. A historian recalls that earlier scapegoats were Catholics Historians have a…

6 Convincing Reasons Debunking the Myth of Islam Promoting Hatred of Jews and Christians

The Huffington Post: By Ro Waseem, Blogger, http://quranalyzeit.wordpress.com Amidst the tragic situation in Palestine these days, a few Muslims seem to have found a way to express their anger and…

Palestinians Find Show of Support Lacking From Arab Leaders Amid Offensive

CAIRO — Three years ago there was a hope that a growing movement for democracy might make Arab countries more supportive of the Palestinians, as governments grew more responsive to the…

Ramadhan entering most blessed phase

Mosques across the country are all set to receive believers who stay inside the prayer halls as part of ‘I’tikaf’ for the rest of Ramadhan as the holy month is…

Israel’s real purpose in Gaza operation? To kill Arabs

Since the first Lebanon war over 30 years ago, Israel’s main strategy has been killing Arabs. The current atrocious war in Gaza is no different. By Gideon Levy Haaretz The…

UN questions legality of Israel’s Gaza offensive

Netanyahu dismisses intl pressure RT: The legality of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge, which entered its fifth day on Saturday, has been questioned by the UN’s humanitarian chief. But Israel’s prime…

World Cup 2014: Algeria ‘to donate $9m World Cup prize money to people of Gaza’

Source: The Independent First the Palestinian flag was draped from the team bus during the team’s triumphant open-top bus tour of the capital, now it has been claimed that the Algerian…

Australia reassures Arabs that its policy on Jerusalem has not changed

Coming under intense pressure from Arab and Islamic countries for saying it will no longer refer to east Jerusalem as “occupied,” Australia reaffirmed Thursday that its position on the “legal…

Tense calm returns to Jerusalem after Arab teenager’s stormy funeral

A tense calm descended upon the capital Friday evening after a day of heavy rioting and emotionally charged demonstrations, as an Arab teenager allegedly murdered by Jews was laid to rest…

The tragedy of the Arabs

A THOUSAND years ago, the great cities of Baghdad, Damascus and Cairo took turns to race ahead of the Western world. Islam and innovation were twins. The various Arab caliphates…

Rome will be conquered next, says leader of Islamic State

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed leader of the Islamic State stretching across Iraq and Syria, has vowed to lead the conquest of Rome as he called on Muslims to immigrate…

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