World Voices

World Voices

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The war in Iraq is not a sectarian one. It is the plight of a nation struggling to find itself in the midst of regional and global interests.

Nelson Mandela / Image: Symphony of Love, used under Flickr Creative Commons license

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WASHINGTON, December 5, 2014 — Today marks the first anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s death. Mandela is a towering figure in world history. The name of the...

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The Kurds occupy a semi-autonomous region, collectively known as Kurdistan, within the national boundaries of 4 countries - Iraq, Iran, Syria and Turkey.

Muslims praying

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WASHINGTON, October 10, 2014 — Under the nom de guerre “The Atheist Muslim,” an individual named Ali A. Rizvi, wrote a rambling article called...

"#AmessagefromISIStoUS We are in your state We are in your Cities We are in your streets You are our goals anywhere." reads the twitter account that posted this photo

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FBI officials report being aware of pro-ISIS graffiti and activity in Washington DC and ask the public to contact them if they see any suspicious activity.

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International committees, governments, and NGOs must end discriminatory or oppressors and terrorists will not fear to violate human rights.

A politician attempts to force food into the mouth of a fasting Muslim

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WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 — India’s government is furious at the actions of some members of its parliament, after it was revealed that a...

UN Secretary General meets with Grand Ayatollah Sistani (Source: UN)

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In an unprecedented move, Grand Ayatollah Sistani met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon today, regarding the crisis in Iraq. The Grand Ayatollah has traditionally refused to meet with representatives from the United States or Europe. For that reason, a meeting with the United Nations signals a major decision on the part of Sistani.

UMAA, one of the top Shia Muslim organizations in the United States, held its first Grand Iftar in Washington DC, with more than 100 attendees.

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Iftars have become politicized, hosted by politicians and not only in DC. These important dinners are to commemorate Ramadhan, not provide for political influence

Bahrain's foreign minister, bowling for diplomats / Photo: Bahrain Foreign Ministry

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WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 — Bahrain expelled U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski from its borders today in what...

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Celebrate Earth Day with images from Bluefields Bay, Westmoreland, Jamaica