Thursday, September 19, 2019
MEMRI In a recent article, leading Pakistani cleric Maulana Zahidur Rashdi noted that Islam and the West are indeed in a clash of civilizations, as argued by U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. The article, titled "The Cultural and Civilizational Struggle Between Islam and...
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The Investigative Project on Terrorism Special ReportA deadly bus explosion in Bulgaria targeting Israeli tourists, a bomb plot to kill the Saudi ambassador in Washington, and a ship carrying large quantities of arms to terrorists – what do these have in common?They are all examples of hostile action by...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Israel on June 25 for his first state visit since retaking the presidency. The visit was arranged in mid-May, and so at least part of the agenda was set, given events in Syria and Egypt. The interesting thing about Israel and Russia is that...
February 12 - February 28, 2010 February 12, 2010 Saudi AriabiaChristian Filipino workers in Saudi Arabia are complaining that their employers are threatening to fire them if they do not convert to Islam. February 12, 2010 IndonesiaA crowd of over 150 Muslims in the village of Curug Mekar, in...
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After a long history of persecution as a minority in Egypt, in these days the nonetheless resilient Copts face a dire moment. The ominously Sharia-leaning Muslim Brotherhood government of Egypt, headed by President Mohammed Morsi, has taken over the country from the oppressive - but slightly more tolerant -...
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As we conclude our series on the fundamentals of terrorism, it is only fitting that we do so with a discussion of the importance of keeping terrorism in perspective.  By design, terrorist attacks are intended to have a psychological impact far outweighing the physical damage the attack causes. As...
Iran-map
News Highlights of the Week on Iran♦ Iran accuses West of responsibility for failure of nuclear talks in Baghdad♦ Ali Larijani re-elected for Majles speaker♦ Surprise and criticism in Iran over Ahmed Shafik's qualification for the second round of the Egyptian presidential elections♦ "Emigrant Olympiad": 62 percent of Iranian medalists in science Olympiads...
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In order to prevent a clash of civilizations, or worse, Islam must reform.   This is the contention of many Western peoples.  And, pointing to Christianity’s Protestant Reformation as proof that Islam can also reform, many are optimistic. Overlooked by most, however, is that Islam has been reforming. What is...
Vladimir Putin
Russia is back. President Vladimir Putin wants the world to acknowledge that Russia remains a global power. He is making his stand in Syria.  The Soviet Union acquired the Tardus Naval Port in Syria in 1971 without any real purpose for it. With their ships welcomed in Algeria, Cuba...

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