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The Divide Over Islam and National Laws in the Muslim World

Varied views on whether Quran should influence laws in countries

BY JACOB POUSHTER

As strife in the Middle East continues to make headlines, from the militant group ISIS to Syrian refugees, the Muslim world is sharply divided on what the relationship should be between the tenets of Islam and the laws of governments. 1,105 more words

Arab World

The migration superpowers

Apr 24,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – MARK LEONARD

We have entered the age of migration. If all the people who live outside the country of their birth united to form their own — a republic of the rootless — it would be the fifth-largest country in the world, with a population of more than 240 million people. 958 more words

Asia

Delivering on the Promises of Paris: Why the World’s Muslims Are Demanding Climate Action Now

Source: Huffington Post

By Naser Haghamed

CEO of Islamic Relief Worldwide, an independent humanitarian and development organisation with a presence in over 40 countries worldwide. 641 more words

Islam

Obama in Saudi Arabia, Exporter of Oil and Bigotry - Nicholas Kristof - Op Ed- The New York Times

This is an insightful must-read op-ed in the NYT. Nicholas Kristof, the author, argues that the Islamophobia festering in the U.S. is fed by extremism fostered by the Saudis. 47 more words

Politics