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The Holy Teaching Power of Laughter

Source: The Huffington Post Author: Homayra Ziad When I was young, a teacher came regularly to my home to teach me Quranic Arabic. Almost every kid in my community had a religious teacher or went to a Muslim Sunday school — and frankly, most of my friends couldn’t wait to […]

Massive storm system weakens after 12 deaths

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=bestoftv/2012/03/01/ac-harrisburg-illinois-mayor-tornado.cnn (CNN) — Weary residents may get some good news Thursday as the monster storm system that already battered many Midwestern states and caused a dozen deaths is expected to weaken. The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center downgraded its outlook for severe weather from moderate to slight over the […]

The Dynamics of Negotiations Within Conflict

Credit:Stratfor: The United States imposed sanctions on Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security on Thursday, while semi-official state media reported that a political official of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) had again threatened that Iran will attempt to close the Strait of Hormuz. At the same time, however, the […]

Jihadi democrats ready for their close-up

Credit:Asiatimes BY:- Pepe Escoba Qatar and the House of Saud have been weaponizing the Free Syrian Army for months now, while Washington sticks with the “lead from behind” plot twist. Try arguing that arming Shi’ites in Saudi Arabia’s eastern province or pro-democracy protesters in Bahrain is also a “very good […]