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  • Nation of Islam leader may speak at Morgan State University in the fall

    Nation of Islam leader may speak at Morgan State University in the fall
    Morgan State University is working with a group that intends to bring Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to speak on campus this fall, a university spokesman said Saturday. Spokesman Clint Coleman said a local Nation of Islam chapter, the Student...
  • Syria government forces seize strategic town near Lebanon border

    Syria government forces seize strategic town near Lebanon border
    BEIRUT — After weeks of fighting, the Syrian military has wrested control of a rebel-held town near the Lebanese border in the strategic province of Homs, military and opposition representatives said Saturday. The seizure of Zara, close to the...
  • The plight of Myanmar's Rohingya

    Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, has made substantial progress in the last few years, moving from military rule toward democracy, releasing political prisoners and freeing from house arrest Nobel Prize-winning democracy activist Aung San...
  • 'Reconciliation' takes hold in embattled Syria town

    TAL KHALAKH, Syria — For more than a year, Ghassan Eid didn't speak to his son, Khaled, who abandoned his job as a policeman and joined the armed rebels. "I was ashamed," recalled the father, a shop owner in Tal Khalakh, long renowned as a...
  • Muslim group urges new way of dealing with radicals

    Muslim group urges new way of dealing with radicals
    Seeking a way to prevent violence like last year's deadly Boston Marathon bombing, an Islamic advocacy group Monday announced a plan aimed at helping U.S. mosques identify and reeducate radicals. The Muslim Public Affairs Council — which long...
  • Spain still healing 10 years after Madrid '11-M' train bombings

    Spain still healing 10 years after Madrid '11-M' train bombings
    MADRID — Reminders of her son hang close to Pilar Manjon's heart. There's the necklace she wears with his name, Daniel, and the golden pendant bearing his first initial. A locket holds a tiny snapshot of his handsome face, smiling with the promise...
  • Muslim students to appeal conviction in 'Irvine 11' case

    An attorney representing a group of Muslim students found guilty of disrupting a speech by the Israeli ambassador said she will appeal the case, which she said tests whether “peaceful, measured student protests” should be a crime. "We are...
  • Bin Laden son-in-law's trial to hear testimony beamed from Britain

    NEW YORK -- It was movie time at the guesthouse in Afghanistan, but this was no regular guesthouse, and it was no regular movie.  Once you checked in, you couldn't leave. Osama bin Laden was a visitor. Rooms were stocked with Al Qaeda books. And...
  • Rockets launched from Gaza Strip answered with Israeli airstrikes

    JERUSALEM--In the heaviest barrage in more than a year, dozens of rockets were launched at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, drawing condemnation from Israel’s political leadership and swift retaliation by its military. At least 60...
  • Gaza tensions continue as mediators seek to clear the air

    Gaza tensions continue as mediators seek to clear the air
    JERUSALEM — An Islamist militant group said Thursday that it had agreed to a cease-fire after an intense round of rocket attacks on southern Israel from the Gaza Strip and retaliatory airstrikes by Israel's military. But several more rockets fell on...
  • American Studies Association debate ignores the real victims [Letter]

    There has been a lot of heated rhetoric recently about the American Studies Association boycott of Israel and academic freedom and a lot of wild accusations being tossed around, but on thing seems to be missing from this whole brouhaha ("A chilling...