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Female Genital Mutilation a Growing Problem in Iran

Female Genital Mutilation a Growing Problem in Iran

by Irfan Al-Alawi and Stephen Schwartz The hideous practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) is neither an exclusively Muslim nor a principally Middle Eastern...

A Shia mosque being dynamited by ISIS.

Sunni Muslims Must Reject ISIS “Caliphate”

by Irfan Al-Alawi A Shia mosque being dynamited by ISIS. At the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan this year, coinciding with the end of the Western month...

New Saudi King Salman

Sorting Out the Saudi Succession

by Irfan Al-Alawi and Stephen Schwartz Saudi Arabia’s former King Late Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Following the death of King Abdullah Bin Abd Al-Aziz, at 90 or...

Mecca For Sale

Mecca For Sale

By Stephen Suleyman Schwartz Mecca in 1910 — Photograph Via Wikimedia Commons [Public Domain.] Mecca is threatened. The city is the sacred cen­ter of attention...