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Yemen Crisis Report: Updates on Operation Decisive Storm as United Arab Military pound the Houthis

The civil war in Yemen has escalated into a full fledged regional war. The uprising of Zaidi Shia Houthi rebels against Sunni president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who took reigns as a transient president after the ouster of the dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh, has pushed the country to the brink. As the ground situation turned [...]

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Arabs hunting houbara bustrad in Pakistan

Houbara Bustard: busted beyond measure?

It seems that humans and animals alike bear the brunt of maleficent intentions of the uber-rich. Nowhere does this stand truer than in Pakistan, where the Houbara Bustard is the latest in a long series of rare and endangered species on the hunting list of foreign “dignitaries”. The Houbara Bustard is a migratory bird whose [...]

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Dr. Zakir Naik Awarded King Faisal International Prize

For his service to Islam, Dr. Zakir Naik was awarded the prestigious ‘King Faisal International Prize’ on 1st March. Known for reverting many non-Muslims all over the world with his speeches and brilliant dialogues, Dr. Zakir Naik is a simple man who uses verses from Holy books of different religions to prove that Islam is [...]

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Nawaz Sharif in Medina

Nawaz Sharif in Medina, doing what he does in Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif, the ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan who has the habit of fleeing away when there is some tension going on back home, is currently in Saudi Arabia. The apparent reason for visiting KSA is to perform Umrah and spent the last Ashrah (10 days) of Ramadan there. Above picture shows Nawaz Sharif and his [...]

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Prince Bandar bin Sultan - Saudi Intelligence Chief

Saudi Intelligence Chief Prince Bandar Bin Sultan assassinated?

It has been reported that Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Intelligence Chief of Saudi Arabia, has been allegedly assassinated. This news has yet to be confirmed from official / Saudi sources. Voltaire Network, an Independent French news source, reports that Prince Bandar has been assassinated by Syria. Prince Bandar was recalled [...]

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Democracy or Monarchy

Democracy or Monarchy? An Interesting Discussion

Including the states of Palestine and Israel, there are about 195 sovereign nations around the world. Every sovereign nation or state is governed through a system of government. It could be democracy, monarchy, military or non-military dictatorship, socialist dictatorship or socialist democracy. Practically, in all these forms of governments, a political party or a powerful [...]

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June 17: Saudi Women Will Drive Regardless of Ban

A mass protest has erupted across Saudi Arabia after Manal al-Sherif was detained for driving and creating a Facebook page Teach me how to drive so I can protect myself. Saudi women will drive on June 17 regardless of the ban. “On June 17th, 2011, we women in Saudi Arabia, from all nationalities, will start [...]

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Woman Detained In Saudi Arabia for Driving

A Saudi woman named Manal al-Sherif was detained yesterday after she broke the law which prohibits women from driving. She also launched a campaign against the driving ban for women by creating a Facebook page called “Teach me how to drive so I can protect myself.” Along with that, she posted her video driving the [...]

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Can Muslims take nationality of America or other non-Muslim countries?

Is it allowed for Muslims to take nationality of America or some other non-Muslim country? Following is published for knowledge and guidance of people, who: a. live in a non-Muslim country but criticize those who reside in a Muslim country b. are planning to migrate to a non-Muslim country Verily, Allah (swt) knows best. ————————————————– [...]

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Tunisia Revolution

The Jasmine Revolution of Tunisia: A Review

The uprising and massive public outrage in Tunisia has been triggered by series of events which led to the downfall of president Zein El Abidine Ben Ali, who ruled the country for 24 years. Ben Ali took refuge in Saudi Arabia. The increase in corruption, unemployment, inflation and poor living conditions for the middle urban [...]

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