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Are Radical Muslims really that much of a Minority?

Of course it is generally agreed that the world would be a more peaceful and better place if it wasn’t for religion, but there’s no denying that the religion most associated with violence, terrorism and extremism is Islam. 1,254 more words


Iraq army kills more than 2,000 IS militants in battle to reclaim Tal Afar

The Iraqi forces killed over 2,000 Islamic State (IS) militants and more than 50 suicide bombers during a major offensive to free Tal Afar area in west of Mosul, officials said. 138 more words

Umar & The Good Bi'dah: A Short Story

Abdul Rahman ibn Awf took his slippers out of his old closet. “It’s impossible to walk in this cold weather without slippers” he murmured. And impossible, it was. 3,039 more words


Bahrain unveils terrorist cell linked to Iran

Source: asriran.com

Bahrain has unveiled the discovering of a terrorist cell, linked to the Iranian regime. The authority of Manama, announced the arrest of a cell, composed by 10 members, which had the goal of planning terrorist attacks in the country. 53 more words


Two young Arab leaders to keep an eye on


If you were looking for a single moment that captured the peculiar nature of leadership and how history is determined in the Arab region today, it would be the meeting that took place a few weeks ago between the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad Bin Salman, and the populist Iraqi Shiite leader Moqtada Al Sadr. 437 more words

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