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Protest: “Stop the Bombing of Iraq – Don’t Attack Syria”

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Protest: “Stop the Bombing of Iraq – Don’t Attack Syria”

As nationwide protests are happening in the U.S. against the U.S. administration’s decision to attack Syria, similar demonstrations are now planned in the U.K. where Prime Minister David Cameron has decided to attack ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants in Iraq. Stop the War Coalition – a local organization in the U.K. – [...]

Islamic State Magazine Dabiq Reveals the Cause for James Foley’s Execution

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Islamic State Magazine Dabiq Reveals the Cause for James Foley’s Execution

By Rakesh Raman The recent issue of Dabiq, the flagship magazine of the Islamic State (IS or ISIS – Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), has given its version of the execution of the American journalist James Foley. It has been extensively covered in the media that James Foley, who was abducted in November 2012 [...]

Save the Children Opens Ebola Treatment Center in Liberia

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Save the Children Opens Ebola Treatment Center in Liberia

A 70-bed Save the Children-built treatment center has now opened its doors in Liberia and is being run by the International Medical Corps (IMC). Bong county – where the center is located – is one of the five counties in Liberia worst affected by the outbreak, which experts claim could claim up to 1.4 million [...]

New Video Shows John Cantlie as ISIS Hostage

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New Video Shows John Cantlie as ISIS Hostage

Now John Cantlie, a British war reporter, appears in a new video that is reported to be released by the terrorist outfit ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). Cantlie appears in the customary orange-color robe similar to the one worn by James Foley, Steven Sotloff, and British hostage David Haines, who were reportedly beheaded [...]

How ISIS Militants Deliver Governance to the People

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How ISIS Militants Deliver Governance to the People

Click the above image to enlarge it. The difference between the militant outfit ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) and other conventional terror groups is that ISIS has positioned itself as a fully-fledged government instead of just a bunch of fighters. It is currently managing different territories in Iraq and Syria that it has [...]

Pizza Hut Opens First Restaurant in Africa

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Pizza Hut Opens First Restaurant in Africa

Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM), announced Wednesday the opening of its first restaurant in Africa. The introduction of Pizza Hut on the Continent reflects the company’s expansion in emerging markets. “Africa is an emerging continent with more than 1 billion people and endless possibilities for us to grow Pizza Hut over [...]

ISIS – Is the Islamic State Really Islamic?

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ISIS – Is the Islamic State Really Islamic?

In his Sept. 10 speech, U.S. President Barack Obama outlined his strategy to combat the terrorists’ threat from ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant or ISIS – Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). Obama said: “ISIL is not Islamic. No religion condones the killing of innocents. And the vast majority of ISIL’s victims [...]

Is Austin Tice also an ISIS Hostage in Syria?

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Is Austin Tice also an ISIS Hostage in Syria?

By Rakesh Raman Austin Bennett Tice, an American journalist, went to Syria in 2012 as a freelance journalist to report on the conflict there. Two days after his 31st birthday, on August 13, 2012, his family and friends lost contact with Austin, as he was preparing to travel from Daraya – near Syrian capital Damascus [...]

Dubai Invites Small Businesses from India

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Dubai Invites Small Businesses from India

India has a new opportunity in Dubai at Dubai World Central (DWC). Fully owned by Government of Dubai, DWC is set to be a purpose-built aerotropolis around the Al Maktoum International Airport. It was announced Monday. The DWC Business Park will cater to new companies setting up business in the UAE, particularly those coming from [...]

Education Activist Malala Yousafzai Visits Africa

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Education Activist Malala Yousafzai Visits Africa

On her first trip to Africa, education activist and Malala Fund co-founder Malala Yousafzai said she was inspired by the dreams and determination of the schoolgirls she met while learning about the many challenges they have overcome to obtain education. The 16-year-old spent several days speaking with girls from rural Kenyan communities about their passionate [...]

Qatar Airways Daily Service to Dallas / Fort Worth

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Qatar Airways Daily Service to Dallas / Fort Worth

Qatar Airways has commenced daily, non-stop services between Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport and the newly unveiled Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha, Qatar. The new route increases Qatar Airways’ global network to seven gateways within the United States and 144 destinations worldwide. Dallas / Fort Worth becomes Qatar Airways second destination in Texas. [...]

Muslim Democrat Prize Goes to Tunisia’s Nahdha Bloc

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Muslim Democrat Prize Goes to Tunisia’s Nahdha Bloc

The Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID) has bestowed its 2014 Muslim Democrat of the Year Award to the Nahdha Bloc in the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly (NCA). During its 15th Annual Conference, CSID president Dr. Radwan Masmoudi announced to the Nahdha Bloc leader, Mr. Sahbi Atig, that the prize was awarded [...]

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