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Islamists Destroy Timbuktu, Eye Pyramids of Giza



Pyramids of Giza, Photo by Neil B.

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 19:20 PM EDT, 11 July 2012 Unfortunately, radical Islamist behaving badly has dominated the news this week. This coupled with a dearth of response from moderate Muslims who should vociferously denounce these fringe groups that have hijacked their religion, has provided fertile ground for anger, mistrust, and xenophobia. Today, news […]

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Tuareg Rebels Eye Azawad Secession



Tuareg Soldier, Photo by Sergio Pessolano

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 22:23 PM EDT, 2 April 2012 AZAWAD, Mali – The stability of Mali continues to be a grave issue for its citizens and neighboring countries.  West African leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), an organization comprised of 15 countries, have brought to bear the strictest economic […]

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A Coup for a Coup | Amadou Toumani Touré



Malian Military Stages Coup, Photo by Pan-African News Wire File Folder

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 12:49 PM EDT, 22 March 2012 BAMAKO, Mali – President Amadou Toumani Touré has been deposed following a coup d’etat by soldiers who are members of the National Committee for the Restoration of Democracy and State (CNRDR). In the video below, Lt. Amadou Konare spoke in French to deliver news […]

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