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Mar 02, 2018
Indian Muslims must heed Jordan's King Abdullah's message: Ending takfirism key to getting rid of radicalismJordan’s importance for Indian Muslims lies in an inclusivist non-takfiri (not accusing other Muslims of apostasy) interpretation of Islam which King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein championed through the Amman Message
Jan 24, 2018
Gallup survey reveals Indians optimistic on economy and govt, but personal satisfaction plummets; will politicos pay heed?Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office in 2014, a majority of Indians have been highly optimistic about the economy and expressed confidence in their government even as their rating of 'personal satisfaction' got worse every year, a Gallup survey revealed.
Jan 05, 2018
Iran protests: From Green Movement to Arab Spring, how much does current uprising draw from past?Iran's Revolutionary Guards have declared the "end of the sedition" and said that quiet has returned to the country now.
Nov 30, 2017
Former Egypt PM Ahmed Shafiq hints at running for president next year; may challenge Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for top postFormer Egyptian premier Ahmed Shafiq, who narrowly lost a 2012 election to since ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, will challenge leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at a poll next year, his aides told AFP on Wednesday
Oct 02, 2017
Fears growing as Facebook and Twitter admit that Russia used their network to spread discordJust a few years ago, Facebook and Twitter were hailed as tools for democracy activists, enabling movements like the Arab Spring to flourish.
Sep 20, 2017
Saudi Arabia to remove all bans on internet phone calls from 21 SeptemberAll internet-based voice and video call services such as Skype and WhatsApp that satisfy regulatory requirements will become accessible at midnight.
Jul 04, 2017
Qatar-Gulf crisis: 'Demand to shut down Al Jazeera is unjustified,' acting managing director tells FirstpostAl Jazeera on Monday released a video on its Facebook page, demanding freedom of the press in response to the list of demands served to the Qatar government by the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
Jun 19, 2017
One police officer killed, two injured in Bahrain town bombingA bombing in a Bahrain town — which is home to a prominent Shiite cleric — has killed one police officer and wounded two.
Apr 08, 2017
Syria airstrike: US missile attack is a senseless and dangerous act by Donald Trump regimeBe that as it may, the fact remains that America has been at war with Syria since the days of Hillary as the secretary of state.
Jan 25, 2017
Jallikattu ban: Why the demand for revival of a blood sport does not indicate people’s freedomGiven, that these animal sports have their cultural and historical heritage, these protests demanding the lifting of bans against the sports are guaranteed to raise machismo and regional jingoism.