‘Bureaucratic’ Delays Put Egyptian Convert’s Appeal at Risk

After weeks of judicial runaround, Egyptian lawyer Karam Ghobrial has managed to find and visit his client, Egypt’s most publicly-known Christian convert Mohammed Hegazy, in Cairo’s Tora Prison.

 

The whereabouts of Hegazy, the first Egyptian Muslim to, in 2007, fight a legal case to change his religious identity to Christian, had become a puzzling concern to his defense lawyer.

 

King Salman’s Shady History

President Obama wants to work with the leader of the House of Saud. But the new king of Saudi Arabia has troubling ties to radical Islamists.

 

President Barack Obama went to Riyadh to offer his condolences on the death of the beloved Saudi King Abdullah and to meet his successor, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. But just who is King Salman?

 

Internal Emails Show Al Jazeera English Banning Use of Terms ‘Terrorist, ‘Militant,’ 'Islamist'

Shortly after news broke of a deadly January 27 attack by Islamic terrorists on a hotel in Libya’s capital, Al Jazeera English executive Carlos van Meek shot out an email to his employees.

 

Muslim Brotherhood-Aligned Leaders Hosted at State Department

‘What this shows is that the widespread rejection of the Muslim Brotherhood across the Middle East, particularly the largest protests in recorded human history in Egypt on June 30, 2013, that led to Morsi’s ouster, is not recognized by the State Department and the Obama administration.’

 

Al Qaida’s Nusra Leads U.S.-Backed Rebels in Major Offensive Against Syrian Army

Al Qaida’s Nusra Front for the Defense of Levant has launched a major offensive in southern Syria.

 

Nusra has organized Islamic and U.S.-backed rebel militias for an offensive against the Syrian Army in the southern province of Dera. In the first stage of the offensive, Nusra captured the army’s 82nd Brigade headquarters and attacked the 60th Brigade.

 

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