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Thursday, April 9, 2015 (1285 views) (7 comments)    
 US Geostrategic Objectives Behind War in Yemen While Saudia has long considered Yemen a virtual subordinate province and as a part of Riyadh's sphere of influence, the US wants to make sure that it controls the Bab Al-Mandeb, the Gulf of Aden, and the Socotra archipelago .The Bab Al-Mandeb is an important strategic chokepoint for international maritime trade that connects the Persian Gulf via the Indian Ocean with the Medit Sea via the Red Sea. Read More      

Saturday, February 28, 2015 (776 views)      
The Federal CVE program remains cause of concern for civil advocacy groups Civil advocacy organizations and Muslim groups have expressed grave concern about the Federal Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program that was a focus of Feb 17-19 White House summit on terrorism. Many groups are concerned that countering extremism programs that only focus on Muslim communities ignore the real threat of extremists in other communities while increasing negative public sentiment toward American Muslims.    

Friday, February 20, 2015 (621 views) (1 comments)     
White House hosts anti-terrorism summit The White House held a three-day anti-terrorism summit dubbed as "Countering Violent Extremism Summit," from Tuesday to Thursday (Feb. 17-19). Addressing the summit on Wednesday, President Barack Obama said the United States is not at war with Islam. He told the summit that he wants to discredit the belief that Americans and Westerners in general are at odds with Muslims.    

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Friday, February 13, 2015 (927 views) (5 comments)     
 When terrorism is not terrorism The seven-million strong American Muslim community was shocked and terrified by the execution-style murder of three Muslim students at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill on Tuesday.      

Monday, February 9, 2015 (549 views) (5 comments)      
Obama's provocative remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast President Obama personally added a reference to the Crusades in his speech this week at the National Prayer Breakfast, hoping to add context and nuance to his condemnation of Islamic terrorists by noting that people also committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ, the New York Times quoted presidential aides as saying on Friday.      

Sunday, February 8, 2015 (514 views)     
 President Obama meets American Muslim leaders President Barack Obama met on Wednesday (Feb 4, 2015) at the White House with 14 Muslim Americans for an hour-long discussion about civil rights, anti-Muslim bias and extremism.      

 Friday, January 23, 2015 (453 views)     
 'Bring the stranded Pakistanis in Bangladesh home' The government of Nawaz Sharif is again under pressure to bring home the stranded Pakistanis living in miserable conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh. The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday asked the government to submit a reply by February 18 regarding the repatriation of 300,000 Pakistanis stranded in some 70 camps in Bangladesh.   

Saturday, January 10, 2015 (677 views) (2 comments)   
 American Muslims fear backlash over Paris massacre American Muslim organizations have strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 people but expressed fear of possible backlash and retribution against Muslims in America and Europe.      

Friday, January 9, 2015 (785 views)      
 Soft Martial Law is being imposed in Pakistan Perhaps following the example of Egypt, the US-client government of Mian Nawaz Sharif, the Prime Minister of Pakistan, has extended military courts jurisdiction all over Pakistan.    

Friday, January 2, 2015 (610 views)      
 2014: Another hard & difficult year for American Muslims Discrimination and hate crimes against the Muslims in America increased after the beheading of American journalists by the so-called " ISIS or Islamic State" terrorists whose sudden meteorite rise remains questionable.   

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