International

Analyzing France’s Hypocritical, Anti-Islam Agenda

By Abdur-Rahman Sohail Troubling news from France displays an ideological war waged by the French government against Islam.      France’s demonization of Islam is allowing horrific events such as a recent stabbing of two Algerian Muslim women who were walking with their children in Paris. Thankfully, the women are expected to make a full recovery.       France’s […]

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The Peace Plan and its Players

By Abdur-Rahman Sohail Once upon a time, during an anti-colonial Republican era, the Arab cause was fiercely led by Cairo, Damascus, Baghdad, Tripoli, and Algiers. Since this era, many covert wars, proxy wars, and hybrid wars have changed the look of the region. 1967 and 1973 are long gone, and so are the “borders” of […]

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Tens of Thousands Protest India PM Modi’s Reception in Houston

By Badees Nouiouat People of all ethnicities and religions came together today to protest the reception of India PM Narendra Modi in Houston, Texas.  The Prime Minister was previously banned for 10 years from entering the United States due to his crimes as chief minister in Gujurat, India. In the incident, Modi oversaw the killings […]

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Hundreds Gather in Dallas at JFK Memorial to Protest India’s Actions in Kashmir

This article was first published in the North Dallas Gazette. Find them at www.northdallasgazette.com On Saturday Aug. 10, hundreds of protestors gathered for a rally at the JFK memorial in downtown Dallas. The protest was planned in response to a new development in the hotly contested Himalayan region of Kashmir.  What’s Happening in Kashmir? Kashmir […]

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Rally For Sudan Held In Irving

“Stop the killing in Sudan! Stop the rape in Sudan! Stop the violence in Sudan!” Demonstrators shouted these and other similar chants outside the Irving Convention Center on Sunday, June 9. Despite the pouring rain and strong winds, hundreds of protesters showed up to the rally. “When you see your family back home dying in […]

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Protests Rock Sudan

By Abdur-Rahman Sohail “Unseat the regime!”, we chant, “The president must step down!” we demand, and “Down with the system!” we proclaim. Questions we often forget to ask are “In “with what as a replacement?”, “with who as a successor?”, and “with the company of who as your allies to achieve your goals?”- that is […]

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Vote To Ban Liquor Sales Narrowly Loses

An initiative to ban the legal sale of alcohol in the city of Irving recently suffered a narrow loss. The Muslim community mobilized their voters to make a difference, but ultimately the vote passed by less than 51 percent. The difference was only 122 votes. Local Muslim leaders involved in politics have been working hard […]

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Rodwaan Saleh’s Inspiring Campaign

Our very own Rodwaan Saleh recently ran an exciting and inspiring campaign for Irving City Council Place 2. Place 2 of the city council is an at-large seat, which means that it represents the whole city. Therefore, all voters in the city can vote for the seat. The Muslim community of Irving showed up in […]

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