Day: April 18, 2016

CA: Student removed from airline for speaking Arabic

Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, a University of California-Berkeley student and Iraqi refugee, says he was escorted out of Southwest flight after a passenger heard him speaking Arabic and reported him as a possible safety threat. http://gulfnews.com/news/americas/usa/california-student-says-airline-removed-him-for-speaking-in-arabic-1.1714951 LOS ANGELES: A University of California, Berkeley student who came to the US as an Iraqi […]

Meeting of minds

Apr 17,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL Pope Francis’ brief meeting with US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders Saturday at the Vatican may have been short in time but was long in symbolism and meaning. Sanders was at the Vatican to attend a conference at the Pontifical Academy of Social Justice, […]

Top expert on Islamist radicalisation is investigated by university for saying slain Muslim shopkeeper was ‘not a real Muslim’

Researcher Shiraz Maher wrote he does not ‘regard Ahmadis as Muslims’ Came days after man admitted killing Asad Shah for ‘disrespecting’ Islam Glasgow shopkeeper Mr Shah was part of the the Ahmadiyya community Maher has apologised for remarks which are being investigated by King’s College London By JULIAN ROBINSON FOR […]