A wave of shootings and bombings that Iraqi officials said bore the hallmarks of al Qaeda killed more than 80 people and wounded more than 270 across the country Thursday. Insurgents carried out attacks in Baghdad and Kirkuk, Salaheddin, Anbar, Wasit and Diyala provinces, according to police and Interior Ministry officials
President Barack Obama on Friday called Huma Abedin, a top aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, an “American patriot” after a group of Republican lawmakers accused her of having ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist political organization.
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Saturday that he hopes the holy month of Ramadan would bring an end to the suffering of the Syrian people. “I wish this Holy month will spell the end of suffering of the Syrian people at the hand of the brutal regime, and will mark the beginning of their […]
President Mohamed Morsi on Friday urged Egyptians to overcome the usual lethargy associated with the fasting month of Ramadan and keep up “work and production.” Morsi, who was sworn in last month as Egypt’s first elected civilian president, attended Friday prayer at a mosque in his hometown of Zagazig in the Nile Delta to greetings […]
Activists say Syrian troops have killed at least ten people — including a 13-year-old boy — emerging from mosques on the first day of the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan.
Religious authorities in Egypt and Saudi Arabia have declared that Monday will be the start of the holy month of Ramadan – a period devoted to dawn-to-dusk fasting, prayers and spiritual introspection.
Syrian antigovernment activists, looking ahead to the Muslim holy month of Ramadan as an opportunity to intensify their monthslong effort to topple the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, protested in the thousands on Friday.
The Sharia committee of Sayyed Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah Foundation announced Thursday that Islam’s holy fasting month of Ramadan will begin on Monday, August 1