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While Secretary of State John Kerry is spending most of his time in office desperately trying to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians,...

The military coup in Egypt has, of course, been headline news for more than a week now. Pundits and politicians may debate whether or not...

The shootings in Cairo this morning that took the lives of what is reported to be more than 50 supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed...

In 2009, the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center named Sheikh Abdullah Bin Bayyah as one of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world. The...

I have been traveling in Azerbaijan and Iraq for the better part of a month with sometimes limited Internet access, and so I missed this...

After two years of assuming that while “Assad must go” there is no need for Western powers to do anything much to facilitate that outcome,...

One of the most discouraging trends in international affairs is the way some Western nations have kowtowed to the calls of Muslim nations to treat...

I’ve been traveling quite a bit and so this initially escaped my attention, but it does shed some light on why the Turks in Taksim...

Details are still emerging about the life and habits of Michael Adebolajo, the Islamist butcher who displayed the blood-drenched palms of his hands to a...

Middle East analyst Tom Gross brings to my attention this news snippet from Qatar: The Egyptian Muslim scholar Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, one of the most respected...

British scholar Denis MacEoin points me to this article, which appeared yesterday in USA Today: Lawyers for American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh asked a federal...

While Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi was in Germany today hoping to attract European investors to put their money in his country, the situation in many...