UK Scholars Condemn London Attacks

In the name of Allah, the all-Merciful, the most Compassionate A special meeting of imams (leaders) and ulama (scholars) held at the Islamic Cultural Centre, Regents Park, London on 15th July 2005 endorsed the following declaration: Along with all Londoners and the people of Britain, we are deeply shocked and saddened by the bombing attacks […]

Why tyrants rule Arabs

For 60 years, the West has propped up Arab despots, creating poverty and illiteracy where education once thrived GWYNNE DYER It was just a random statistic, but a telling one: Only 300 books were translated into Arabic last year. That is about one foreign title per million Arabs. For comparison’s sake, Greece translated 1,500 foreign-language […]

The Iraq War and Israel

How 9/11 Report Soft-Pedaled Root Causes By RAY McGOVERN,¬†Former CIA analyst The 567-page final report released Thursday by the 9/11 Commission provides a wealth of data–indeed, so much detail that it is all too easy to miss the forest for the trees. Comments by the ubiquitous commissioners last weekend yield the clear impression that they […]