The boycott blunder

Egyptian opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei has called for a boycott of parliamentary elections unless President Hosni Mubarak's government makes reforms. That would be a mistake.

Erdogan and the future of… Egypt

Egypt, like Turkey, is a large and important country. Culturally Egypt is by far the most important Arab state and significantly, the Muslim Brotherhood has its origins there. Quite a

Is This America?

For a glimpse of how venomous and debased the discourse about Islam has become, consider a blog post in The New Republic this month. Written by Martin Peretz, the magazine’s

Learn, Don’t Burn

As a Florida pastor made, and then cancelled, plans to burn copies of the Qur'an today, a leading U.S. Islamic organization has called for support of their "Learn, Don't Burn"

EU court clears Aqsa foundation of terror charges

A European Union court ruled Thursday that the EU acted illegally when freezing the assets of the Aqsa charity foundation’s Holland branch.

Israeli police raid Aqsa Mosque to take off Palestinian flag

A large number of Israeli policemen stormed the main building of the Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem in order to remove a Palestinian flag waving on its top.

Prominent rabbi tells Erdogan: There can be no peace without Hamas

A prominent rabbi from a settlement in the West Bank has informed Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan that there can be no real peace in occupied Palestine or the

Mr. Obama: Thou shall not lie

In his remarks marking the passage of nine years since the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington on 11 September, 2001, President Obama said Americans ought to remain true

Turks vote ‘yes’ in referendum

The European Commission had earlier accused the government of stifling public debate over the proposals, while backing Ankara's attempt to reorganise the judiciary.

Muslims Facebook

The Muslim community now has its own dedicated social network.