Crimes committed in the name of Al-Qaeda

Not surprisingly, different countries resort to using scarecrow tactics to keep internal differences at bay. Over the last decade, different players have created Al-Qaeda bogey for various political agendas. For instance, the United States exploited the issue of this radical organization in the running up to elections, Iran capitalized on […]

Kyrgyz Officials Reject Muslim Sect

Source/Credit: Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty BISHKEK — Kyrgyz religious authorities have refused to re-register the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, RFE/RL’s Kyrgyz Service reports. Sagynbek Toktorbaev, a representative of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Kyrgyzstan, told RFE/RL on December 29 that the government’s State Commission on Religious Affairs rejected their re-registration. […]

Grandchildren’s grey hair

“What made us dream he would comb grey hair?” Irish poet and 1923 Nobel Laureate William Butler Yeats wrote of a friend—and the “discourtesy of death.” A week after Tropical Storm “Sendong” hit, Mindanao deaths bolted to 1,249. When New Year dawns, other victims won’t “comb grey hair.” Exhausted rescue […]