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  • Kuwaiti sentenced to 7 years for offending Shiites on Twitter

     
    A Kuwaiti writer will reportedly spend seven years in prison for making remarks on Twitter that offended Shiite Muslims, the latest in a string of sentences that have punished Kuwaitis for online talk....
  • Egyptian court ruling may save Islamist's presidential campaign

     
    The presidential bid by ultraconservative Islamist Hazem Salah abu Ismail appeared less in jeopardy Wednesday after an Egyptian court ruled that it had no proof his mother was a U.S. citizen, a revelation that has threatened to upend his campaign....
  • Sarajevo: A look back at the first few months of the siege

     
    Twenty years ago, the Bosnian war began with the siege of Sarajevo, which over the next 46 months became the longest siege of a city in modern history. Serb nationalists attacked after the former Yugoslav republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina declared itself...
  • Islamists rally to rescue Salafi candidate's presidential bid

     
    Thousands of Islamists marched to Tahrir Square on Friday to support Salafi presidential hopeful Hazem Abu Ismail, whose candidacy is in jeopardy over revelations this week that his deceased mother was a U.S. citizen....
  • Islamic Art documentary will be shown Thursday, April 25

     
    The premiere of the documentary Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World will be held  Thursday, April 25, from 6 p.m-9 p.m. at the Orlando Museum of Art. Tickets are $25. For a trailer of the film and information on purchasing a ticket, click here: ...
  • Muslim Peace Academy hosts potluck picnic Sunday

     
    The American Muslim Community Centers' Peace Academy will host a potluck picnic at Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs Sunday, April 15, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The public is invited. For more information call 407.900.4AMCC or visit the website at amccenters....
  • Tuareg rebels in Mali declare independent state

     
    Tuareg rebels who recently captured northern Mali in a stunning military advance declared their own independent state. The state, which the rebels call Azawad, was immediately dismissed by France, the former colonial power in the region. It was also...
  • Parliament aims to stop Mubarak-era official's run for president

     
    The Egyptian parliament Thursday passed a law barring top officials from deposed President Hosni Mubarak’s regime from running for president, a move certain to draw legislators into a fierce political battle with the country’s military leaders...
  • Remembering Mike Wallace

     
    Veteran broadcast journalist Mike Wallace, who found his way into the homes of millions of people through his many years on CBS' "60 Minutes," died Saturday night at the age of 93....
  • Tunisia, birthplace of Arab Spring, rocked by new protests [Video]

     
    Tunisia is known as the birthplace of the Arab Spring, the country where a distraught fruit seller who set himself on fire launched a wave of uprisings that is reshaping the Middle East. Now, new protests are sweeping the North African nation along with...
  • Saudi Arabia sentences hard-line cleric to five years in prison

     
    Saudi Arabia has jailed a hard-line cleric who once called for demolishing the Grand Mosque in Mecca and rebuilding it to prevent mixing between the sexes in Islam's holiest site, local media reports say....