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Will Iran Adhere to Its Part of a Nuclear Deal?

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Will Iran Adhere to Its Part of a Nuclear Deal?

By Dr. Behrooz Behbudi Dr. Behrooz Behbudi offers his opinion on the recent nuclear negotiations involving Iran: As on Monday in Geneva, Iran’s delegation entered talks with world powers to hammer out a lasting nuclear deal ahead of a deadline of 24 November, the commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Brigadier Mohammad Ali Jaffari declared that [...]

What Do You Expect from President Obama on Immigration Reform?

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What Do You Expect from President Obama on Immigration Reform?

“Our immigration system has been broken for decades — and every minute we fail to act, millions of people who live in the shadows but want to play by the rules and pay taxes have no way to live right by the law and contribute to our country,” said President Obama while announcing about his [...]

ISIS Controls Derna in Libya; Nearing European Union

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ISIS Controls Derna in Libya; Nearing European Union

By Rakesh Raman The Islamic State (IS or ISIS – Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) and its affiliate terrorist groups have now taken complete control of Derna, a city on the coast of the Mediterranean, in Libya. The city has a population of 80,000 and it is near Egyptian border. Last month, ISIS had [...]

What Exactly Is the Islamic State’s New Currency for the Caliphate?

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What Exactly Is the Islamic State’s New Currency for the Caliphate?

By Rakesh Raman The Islamic State (or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS) has decided to produce its own currency in the form of gold, silver, and copper coins to be called Islamic Dinars. While the new currency may not be initially acceptable in other parts of the world, ISIS plans to use [...]

Additional U.S. Forces in Iraq to Train Iraqi Soldiers

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Additional U.S. Forces in Iraq to Train Iraqi Soldiers

The U.S. commander in chief has authorized Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to deploy to Iraq up to 1,500 additional U.S. personnel over the coming months. According to a Department of Defense statement issued Friday, the additional forces will be deployed in a non-combat role, to expand the U.S. advise and assist mission and initiate [...]

What Is the Future of Muslims in India?

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What Is the Future of Muslims in India?

Although Narendra Modi’s BJP is an extreme political outfit that expects every person living in India to be a Hindu, Muslims have been facing varying degrees of persecution under all political parties in India. By Rakesh Raman When Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid (the largest mosque in India), will anoint his [...]

Al-Qaeda Ready to Fight for the Liberation of Palestine

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Al-Qaeda Ready to Fight for the Liberation of Palestine

“Besiege Them,” screams the title of the cover story that has appeared in the recently released Fall 2014 issue of the magazine, Resurgence. It is the first issue of the magazine published by As-Sahab Media, the publicity wing of the militant outfit Al-Qaeda. The story discusses the practical steps towards the liberation of Palestine and [...]

How Islamic State Takes Care of Its Muslim Citizens

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How Islamic State Takes Care of Its Muslim Citizens

By Rakesh Raman While the Islamic State (or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS) is in the process of expanding its territory by conquering different regions of Iraq and Syria, it claims that its soldiers are providing comprehensive citizen services to Muslims under the new regime which is supposed to become a Caliphate. [...]

Shia Cleric Sentenced to Death in Saudi Arabia

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Shia Cleric Sentenced to Death in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Specialized Criminal Court sentenced a prominent Shia cleric to death on Wednesday, Oct. 15. According to Human Rights Watch, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr was convicted on a host of vague charges, based largely on his peaceful criticism of Saudi officials. Al-Nimr has a wide following in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, where most of the [...]

President Barack Obama Sued Over Ebola Epidemic

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President Barack Obama Sued Over Ebola Epidemic

Larry Klayman, a former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor and founder of Freedom Watch, announced Tuesday that he has personally filed a lawsuit against President Barack Hussein Obama and those in his administration. They include the director of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), who are recklessly exposing the American people to the deadly Ebola [...]

Islamic State to Americans: You Will Not Feel Secure Even in Your Bedrooms

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Islamic State to Americans: You Will Not Feel Secure Even in Your Bedrooms

By Rakesh Raman In response to the airstrikes on Iraq and Syria led by America, the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) militants have launched a major media offensive against the U.S. and its allies. Just before the American attack on Syria, an official spokesman of the Islamic State – Shaykh Abū Muham-mad al-‘Adnānī ash-Shāmī (hafidhahullāh) [...]

Terrorism, Wars, Debt, Ebola…And Now Hunger Troubles America

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Terrorism, Wars, Debt, Ebola…And Now Hunger Troubles America

America seems to be under a curse. As the country – which claims to be a super power in the world – is trying to grapple with a series of serious issues such as Islamic State terrorism, persisting wars in Muslim countries, mounting debt nearing $18 trillion, Ebola epidemic, now it’s facing another threat. It’s [...]

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