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The ineffectiveness of economic sanctions

YOUNG VOICES FEB 28 2021 SAARANSH MISHRA Getty ECONOMIC SANCTIONS UN SANCTIONS The recent coup orchestrated by the Tatmadaw (military) in Myanmar has attracted deep concerns and condemnation from all around the world, with countries calling it a “serious blow to democracy”. In the aftermath, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing is in […]

What is Zakat?

What is Zakat? A scholar of Islam explains Iqbal Akhtar, Florida International University Nov. 15, 2021 Eds: This story was supplied by The Conversation for AP customers. The Associated Press does not guarantee the content. Iqbal Akhtar, Florida International University (THE CONVERSATION) Muslims see wealth as a gift and a divine […]