By Pamela Constable In a corner of Washington National Cathedral, several hundred Muslim worshipers and other invited guests gathered Friday afternoon for a first-ever recitation of weekly Muslim prayers at the iconic Christian church and to hear leaders of both faiths call for religious unity in the face of extremist violence and hate. The Arabic […]
Egyptian security services foiled an Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Cairo, the legal advisor of the kingdom’s embassy said in local dailies on Tuesday. > Egypt “arrested three Iranians planning to assassinate the ambassador
Visitors to one of the capital’s most iconic monuments — the Washington Monument — are out of luck: The 5.8-magnitude earthquake that was centered in Virginia on Tuesday and rocked the East Coast from the Carolinas on up to Boston and beyond also caused lasting damage to the world’s tallest obelisk.
“Convergence: New Art From Lebanon” is billed as the first large retrospective of contemporary Lebanese art outside Lebanon in decades.