Day: August 15, 2012

Diversity Of Islam Highlighted

Huff Post: WASHINGTON (RNS) Nearly all Muslims can agree on the basic beliefs of Islam: There is one God, Muhammad is God’s prophet, Muslims should fast during the holy month of Ramadan and give alms to the poor. Yet beyond these central pillars of the faith, Muslims worldwide vastly differ […]

Mortgage probe could lead to action soon

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A joint federal and state probe into mortgage-backed securities fraud is close to “significant action,” with a possible announcement in coming weeks or months, according to a source familiar with the probe. Despite last week’s announcement that the Department of Justice was closing a criminal investigation […]

Saudis use summit to isolate Syria, Iran

Credit: Asia Times: “To examine the situation in many countries of the Islamic world, intensify efforts to confront this situation, address the sources of discord and division therein, reunify the Islamic Ummah and promote Islamic solidarity.” That is how Saudi Arabia’s leaders initially justified their decision to hold a special […]