compiled by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on FEBRUARY 24, 2015: Today’s featured video is a live stream recording of a conference on Malcolm X held on February 21, 2015 in New York titled “A Special 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Assassination of Malcolm X.” Below is the poster describing the event, speakers, and sponsors.
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by PENDA MBOW for SUD ONLINE on JANUARY 15, 2015 *originally published in French, translated here in English: The time has come, a week after the tragic and inexcusable events in Paris, the killing of the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists and the taking of hostages in a Hypercacher supermarket, to begin an honest debate among all, […]
by NABEEL KHOURY for CAIRO REVIEW on JANUARY 29, 2015: The first of the Houthi wars started, in 2004, while I was the chargé at the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa. John Abizaid, then the general running U.S. Central Command, came to visit. On the ride to the presidential palace, to meet the former president of Yemen, […]
by JUDY WOODRUFF for PBS NEWSHOUR on JANUARY 23, 2015: Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who died Thursday at the age of 90, was laid to rest in Riyadh. The new king, Salman bin Abdulaziz, pledged continuity with his brother’s policies. Judy Woodruff remembers the late monarch’s rule. Related After King Abdullah, Continuity (Frederic […]
Column » ‘By the Book’ with Joseph Preville by JOSEPH RICHARD PREVILLE for ISLAMiCommentary on JANUARY 13, 2015: (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) History is a witness to the close relationship between Muslims and Jews. That was the message Profesor Mark R. Cohen delivered in two lectures at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia last month on the […]
Following on from a damning report on “harsh interrogation techniques” used by the CIA, CAGE’s Moazzam Begg, talks to Sky News Tonight about his experiences of torture at the facility. by TOM FINN for MIDDLE EAST EYE on DECEMBER 10, 2014: On Tuesday Mozzam Begg, a British Pakistani citizen and former Guantanamo bay detainee, was […]