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Did the Turkish president just call for Muslims to invade Jerusalem?

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been president of Turkey for 13 years. In a recent speech to admiring supporters in the Turkish city of Erzincan, Erdogan called for Muslims to invade and conquer Jerusalem. 676 more words


Friday Favourites: The World Partnership Walk 

Like many people, I tend to be wary of supporting foundations and charities unless I know the majority of funds go directly towards the cause. That’s why I’m so happy to support Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC), a non-profit organization that puts 100% of funds raised into their international development programs! 262 more words

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Suicide bomber attacks Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia

A suicide bomber has attacked a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, causing casualties, state media say. 57 more words


Iraq enlisted 100,000 militiamen to fight ISIL and now it can barely control them

BAGHDAD—With traffic on the Republic Bridge snarled up for half a mile and lunchtime fast approaching, the two pickup trucks chock full of armed men in desert camouflage decided they could stand the wait no longer. 1,537 more words

Erdogan's Syrian Chaldiran

I recently read an article in Al-Monitor about the rising number of attacks on Syrian refugees in Turkey and decided to share a piece I wrote in March 2014. 842 more words


Sectarianism & the fall of Ramadi

The fall of Ramadi to ISIS has come as a severe disappointment to us all. One more advance by the barbarians and yet another round of Shia bashing by the media. 646 more words