Written by Reva Bhalla
Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zubi harshly criticized the Turkish government early last week over Ankara's proposal that an interim government succeed the al Assad regime, saying that "Turkey isn't the Ottoman Sultanate; the Turkish Foreign Ministry doesn't name custodians in ...
Written by Peter Martino
French politicians such as President François Hollande hope that Qatari funds will help fight poverty in disadvantaged Muslim neighborhoods, They assume that poverty is the cause of France's social problems. They should, however, know better. The problems in the suburbs of Seine-Saint-Denis and ...
Written by Toby Westerman
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov declared that the Obama administration's "Reset" in relations with Russia "cannot last forever," and must be followed by a closer relationship, according to a Reuters news report.Lavrov, however, is willing to wait until the outcome of the elections in the ...
Written by Maria Celander
Prayer calls from minarets all over Sweden can become a reality before long. The mosque in the Stockholm suburb of Botkyrka leads the way. After an initial green light by lower bureaucrats, the City Council of Botkyrka township will make a final decision in the matter next month.
Written by Bat Ye'or
Breakthrough for Islamic supremacy in town south of Stockholm
It looks as if Sweden is ready to stress the peaceful and benevolent character of Muslim immigration to this Lutheran Nordic country. According to the Swedish daily Aftonbladet (September 27), the town of Fittja south of Stockholm ...
Written by Karin Bengtsdotter
If permitted, Sweden would be well on its way to joining the House of Islam
In an editorial in Aftonbladet, Anders Lindberg claims that Muslims are not allowed to call to worship in the same way as Christians are. It's actually a lie. Muslims and Christians do not call to worship in the same way ...
Written by A. Savyon and Y. Carmon
The Non-Proliferation Treaty, or NPT, bans member states from enriching uranium to a level above the 3.5%-5% level required for producing energy and above the 19.7% level required for medical research; even this enrichment is permitted only with the approval and oversight of the International ...
Written by Kamran Bokhari
The outbreak of the Arab Spring in 2011brought significant attention to groups -- known as Islamists -- seeking to establish Islamic states in countries once ruled by secular autocrats. The bulk of this attention went to already established political groups such as the Egyptian Muslim ...
Written by Roger Baker
Sept. 29 will mark 40 years of normalized diplomatic relations between China and Japan, two countries that spent much of the 20th century in mutual enmity if not at outright war. The anniversary comes at a low point in Sino-Japanese relations amid a dispute over an island chainin the East ...