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September 14, 2017 2:33 PM In Uzbekistan, Signs of a Thaw After Decades of Repression

Former Soviet republic on Afghanistan’s border says it wants to improve ties with the U.S. TASHKENT, Uzbekistan—Step after tentative step, Uzbekistan—one of the world’s most closed societies—is beginning to open up. The most-populous post-Soviet nation in Central Asia had become increasingly repressive during the quarter-century rule of former President 12

September 11, 2017 9:13 PM The gaze elif shafak pdf

Humaniste et profondément imprégnée par le soufisme et la culture ottomane, Il debutto letterario della Şafak è la storia Kem Gözlere Anadolu, 301 del Codice penale turco. La sua opera attinge a diverse culture e tradizioni letterarie, Intitolato Black Milk, E la nostra umanità potrebbe appassire se stiamo troppo a lungo dentro i nostri the gaze elif shafak 21

September 10, 2017 3:26 PM Pakistan: Thousands rally in solidarity with Rohingyas

KARACHI, Pakistan – Thousands of supporters of Pakistan's main Islamic Jamaat-e-Islami party have gathered in Karachi to protest Myanmar's treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority. The JI supporters rallied Sunday on a Karachi main street for hours chanting slogans in support of the Rohingyas. The JI leader Senator Sirajul Haq, addressing the rally 15

August 27, 2017 12:38 PM The political lynching of Sebastian Gorka

Friday marked Sebastian Gorka's last day at the White House. Democrats, progressives, and even many Republicans cheered. The Federalist published his resignation letter, although anonymous White House officials told the New York Times and Washington Post that he had been fired. The truth might lie in the middle: Chief of Staff John Kelly's reported decision 17

August 26, 2017 2:07 AM Sebastian Gorka, a fiery nationalist and Bannon ally, abruptly exits White House

Sebastian Gorka, a controversial White House staffer who served as a fiery spokesman for President Trump on national security matters, abruptly left the administration on Friday as his nationalist faction was being silenced, four people briefed on Gorka’s exit confirmed. Gorka, a deputy assistant to the president, is a close ally of former chief strategist 17

August 17, 2017 8:44 AM War crimes court holds Islamist liable for $3.2 million in damages to Timbuktu shrines

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Judges at the International Criminal Court ruled on Thursday that a former Islamist rebel who was jailed for wrecking holy sites in Timbuktu was liable for damages of 2.7 million euros ($3.2 million). Amad al-Faqi al-Mahdi was jailed for nine years in 2016 after pleading guilty to war crimes for his involvement in the destruction 25

August 11, 2017 10:21 AM Turkey’s Embattled Political Cartoonists

A Turkish tradition of satire and caricatures is disappearing in the age of Twitter and Erdogan Satirical cartooning may not be dead in Turkey, but it’s on life support. The country’s oldest satire magazine, Girgir, shut down in February amid a controversy over a cartoon depiction of Moses, who is a prophet in Islam as in Judaism and Christianity. The well-known 18

August 6, 2017 1:10 AM 'There is too much anger out there.' Bombing of a Minnesota mosque leaves Muslims concerned

Terror tore through a suburban Minneapolis community on Saturday after the bombing of a mosque, amplifying growing concerns among some Muslims who have felt targeted nationwide in recent months. Law enforcement officials said the explosion occurred around 5 a.m. at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., a suburb of Minneapolis. Fire and smoke 22

July 22, 2017 10:51 AM Al Aqsa Mosque Clashes: 6 Killed as Jerusalem Shrine Tensions Worsen

JERUSALEM — Three Palestinians died in clashes in Jerusalem and three Israelis were killed in a stabbing attack at a West Bank settlement as tensions turned into violence over the Holy Land's most contested shrine. A Palestinian sneaked into a home in the Israeli settlement of Halamish in the West Bank after nightfall on Friday and stabbed-to-death three 37

July 22, 2017 9:22 AM German runaway girl who converted to Islam found in Iraq

BERLIN – A prosecutor says that a German girl, who ran away from home after converting to Islam, has been found in Iraq. Dresden prosecutor Lorenz Haase told The Associated Press on Saturday that 16-year-old Linda W., whose surname wasn't given in line with German privacy law, is getting consular assistance from the German Embassy there. Haase wouldn't 24