Day: September 13, 2012

US Warning Over Anti-Islam video

U.S. warns of rising threat of violence amid outrage over anti-Islam video By the CNN Wire Staff updated 10:19 PM EDT, Thu September 13, 2012 Protesters chant slogans during a march to the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, on Thursday, September 13. One protester was killed in clashes when Yemeni security […]

Protesters demonstrate at Swiss embassy in Iran

by Veronica DeVore, swissinfo.ch Crowds gathered outside the Swiss embassy in Tehran on Thursday to protest an American film that has sparked violence throughout the Muslim world. The embassy was evacuated as a precaution, but no one was injured. Switzerland has represented American interests in Iran since 1981, after the […]

Umar II: The Mujadid of the First Century

Written and collected by Zia H Shah Umar II, in full ʿUmar ibn ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz  (born 682/683, Medina, Arabia [now in Saudi Arabia]—died  February 720, near Aleppo, Syria), pious and respected caliph who attempted to preserve the integrity of the Muslim Umayyad caliphate (661–750) by emphasizing religion and a return to the original […]

Mr Blowback rising

Source: Asia Times The attack on the US consulate in Benghazi may have been just an out-of-control protest against a crude movie produced by an Israeli-American certified Islamophobe – or a determined response to the death by drone of al-Qaeda number 2 (and former “freedom fighter”), the Libyan Abu Yahya […]

US sends Marines to Libya after deadly attack

Credit: TOI Obama vows to ‘bring to justice’ envoy’s killers, sends Marines to Libya BENGHAZI: The US dispatched an elite group of Marines to Tripoli on Wednesday after the mob attack that killed the US ambassador and three other Americans. Officials were investigating whether the rampage was a backlash to […]

Ruling Shows Court’s Weakness in EU Matters

Credit. Spiegel Germany A Commentary by Thomas Darnstädt DPA Justices with the German Federal Constitutional Court, including President Andreas Vosskuhle (center): The ruling on Wednesday by the Federal Constitutional Court on the euro bailout fund makes one thing very clear: The Karlsruhe-based institution will not stop European integration because it […]