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Libyan Islamists Unpacked: Rise, Transformation, and Future

Islamists played a decisive role in the Libyan revolution against Colonel Muammar al-Qadhafi. The extent of their influence in the new Libya has sparked concerns in the international community.

Arab Revolutions for Reform and the Demise of al Qaeda Ideology

In a recorded message, Ayman al Zawahri, deputy leader of Al-Qaeda, called on Muslims in North Africa to fight NATO forces in Libya, and accused the US of supporting former

Why Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood isn’t the Islamic bogeyman

Western fears of Islamist takeover in post-Mubarak Egypt are unfounded. During recent protests, the Muslim Brotherhood has demonstrated a commitment to peaceful political participation.

Human Rights Group Demands Resignation of the Egyptian Interior Minister

During a press statement today, Director of the Egyptian Center for Human Rights, Nabil Gabriel, blamed the Egyptian government for the New Year's Eve massacre in Alexandria.

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

US soldiers ‘killed Afghan civilians for sport and collected fingers as trophies’

Andrew Holmes, Michael Wagnon, Jeremy Morlock and Adam Winfield are four of the five Stryker soldiers who face murder charges. Photograph: Public Domain

The Arab Tomorrow

The Arab world today is ruled by contradiction. Turmoil and stagnation prevail, as colossal wealth and hypermodern cities collide with mass illiteracy and rage-filled imams. In this new diversity may

Let Muslims build near site of ground zero

American Muslims are guaranteed the same rights, privileges and protections extended to every other citizen by the Constitution, and this includes full participation in society and freedom of worship. Calling

Obama hosts second Iftar for Muslims

President Barak Obama hosted an Iftar (meal for Muslims who break fast at sunset) for a second time since his coming into power.

Cancer – USA’s legacy to Iraq

Cancer is spreading like wildfire in Iraq. Thousands of infants are being born with deformities. Doctors say they are struggling to cope with the rise of cancer and birth defects,