Month: October 2017

Indonesia: Jokowi Appoints Din Syamsuddin as Sepcial Envoy for Interreligious Dialogue

  Jakarta. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Monday (23/10) appointed Muslim leader Din Syamsuddin as a special envoy for interreligious and cultural affairs. Din currently chairs the Indonesian Ulema Council’s (MUI) advisory board. “Today Din Syamsuddin becomes the president’s special envoy for interreligious dialogue and cultural cooperation. He’s an expert,” President […]

Kurds headed towards internal rift

  Already on Sunday night, Iraqi Kurdish political parties opposed to Barzani reported attacks on their offices in several cities Image Credit: Reuters Demonstrators gather in the streets in support of Kurdish president Masoud Barzani in Duhok, Iraq on Sunday. Published: 12:03 October 30, 2017 By: Nabih Bulos, Los Angeles […]