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Three Years into Syria, Children are at Greatest Risk

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What started three years ago as anti-government protests has spiraled today into a bloody civil war with no end in sight. The brutal conflict has claimed the lives of well over a 100,000 people; it's estimated that over 3 million have fled the country and are now in refugee camps spread across the Levant and beyond. One of the most ... Read More »

Officials Claim Tunisian Women are Waging a ‘Sexual Jihad’ in Syria, But What’s the Real Story?

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By now you have probably already heard of the harem of Tunisian sex-warrior slaves heading to Syria in order to give up their young bodies to the appetites of deprived rebels to fulfill jihad al-Nikkah — “Sexual Jihad" — and are coming back to the country with bellies full of Jihadi babies. Unfortunately for what seems to be that blind spot people have when it comes to stories on Muslims and sex, there doesn’t seem to be any evidence of Tunisian female warriors going to fight a holy sex war. Read More »

Syria | To intervene or not to intervene?

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As horror stories of another massacre in Syria trickled in last week, western governments initiated their textbook game of diplomatic ping-pong. Condemnations were issued, outrage expressed and vows renewed. This has been the cycle since the war started. We hear of massacre after massacre, it makes the headlines; politicians express their disgust with Assad and all is forgotten after a ... Read More »

Plight of the Refugee Women

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Five women from five countries, all bound to the same fate as refugees, here in Malaysia. They face life one day at a time, in fading hope, alleviated only through the bond of their friendship and journey together. This is their plight. Read More »

’77,777′ More Than Just a Number

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Ask how people all around the world can help Syrians define the word freedom. Ask how a revolutionist gave up his life, what we think is so dear, for the one thing we all should know is most dear, freedom. Ask how the world has let the number rise to 77,777. Read More »

Witness: Crimes Against Humanity in Syria #Mentionthe450

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By Zana Alattar Five hundred and twenty-one and the number is still rising. Today, the Syrian people have faced one of the most gruesome massacres of the last three years of Revolution. In the suburbs of Damascus, in Jdaydet Al-Fadel, the regime government mercilessly massacred its own people.  Dignity and humanity were forgotten as men, women, and children were held ... Read More »

Nouman Ali Khan – Quranic Perspective on Recent Tragedies

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Khutbah delivered by Nouman Ali Khan on April 19, 2013   فَلَعَلَّكَ بَاخِعٌ نَّفْسَكَ عَلَىٰ آثَارِهِمْ إِن لَّمْ يُؤْمِنُوا بِهَٰذَا الْحَدِيثِ أَسَفًا Obviously what's on everybody's mind today are some of the major events in the news that are very tragic that all of us have heard about and have been thinking and can't help but think about. Of course from ... Read More »

Anti-Muslim Bigot Daniel Pipes Says Back Assad to Keep Syrians Killing Each Other

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A new and a very shocking video reveals the true color of anti-Muslim bigots.  This video is a definite MUST WATCH.  In his ever-devilish looks, master-bigot Daniel Pipes makes a short appearance on a TV show to share with us his indispensable views on Syria.  It doesn't really need any of my commentary.  His words speak for themselves.  Here are some excerpts: “We're best off them ... Read More »

Some Quranic Reflections on the Syrian Revolution

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"Oh God, oh God, we have no one by You, Oh God". It's a manifestation of this verse that the Syrian Revolution is gaining ground every day despite this universal conspiracy. Read More »

Empathizing with Catastrophe: Les Misérables and Human Suffering

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Every few decades a story is written that resonates with people across cultures and across histories to create a bridge of understanding spanning centuries of basic human instinct. This story essentially captures the needs, hopes, dreams, and desires that lie deep within our feral souls in spite of a people's shared sorrows. This story shakes us to our core and ... Read More »

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