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Turkey: Top 5 Reasons for the AK PARTİ Failure

28/07/2015

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AKP Lawmakers Fight in Parliament, Photo AP - Burhan Ozbilliicj

Elvan Katmer, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 16:20 p.m. EDT, 30 July 2015 ANKARA, Turkey – In the previous analysis of the recent elections in Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s was largely to blame for the failure of the AK PARTİ or AKP party to maintain its majority control of parliament.  There have been many elements affecting […]

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Timbuktu Rebuilt After Radical Islamist Destroyed

23/07/2015

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Timbuktu, Mali, Photo by Xavier Bartaburu

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 11:02 a.m. EDT, 23 July 2015 TIMBUKTU, Mali – In 2012 we reported on the modern trend of the destruction of ancient artifacts by radicals, and in Mali the destruction of Timbuktu was an equally notable travesty. It is incomprehensible that any Muslim would try to destroy this legendary center […]

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Russian Billionaire Funds Search For Alien Life

21/07/2015

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Stephen Hawking NASA 50th, Photo by NASA HQ Photo

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 22:45 p.m. EST, 21 July 2015 RUSSIA – Yesterday, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner announced that he will spend $100 million to further the search for life beyond Earth. His plan, called “Breakthrough Listen,” uses radio telescopes and a handpicked team of scientists to conduct a ten-year search for […]

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Mohed Altrad, a Bedouin Who Flees the Desert, Becomes Billionaire, Wins Coveted 2015 EY Award

19/07/2015

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Eiffel Eyeful, Photo by IWC Photo

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 18:08 PM EDT, 19 July 2015 MARSEILLE, France – How many of us could walk through the desert to sit outside of school because we had such a thirst for knowledge? Would you be motivated enough to gaze through a hole in mud and tin roof schoolhouse and stare at […]

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Muslim American Support for LGBT Rights is Growing

14/07/2015

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Austin Bryan, Managing Editor Last Modified: 06:47 a.m. EDT, 14 July 2015 WASHINGTON D.C., United States –  Prominent Muslim Americans have been actively speaking up in support of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision, which legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states last month, but not without controversy. Author Reza Aslan and “Daily Show” correspondent […]

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