News and Analysis (6/12/15)

The terrorist group Boko Haram’s suicide bombings in Maiduguri, Nigeria, have recently increased, now using women and girls to do the bombings…

…Meanwhile, President Buhari has set up a joint military force along with Nigeria’s neighboring countries to fight Boko Haram. Buhari, inaugurated only two weeks ago, has concentrated on this issue which has led to cracks within his own party, APC:

Human Rights Watch reports that they suspect that Raif Badawi will receive the next set of lashes on Friday. The Saudi regimes continues to violate human rights extensively, despite the criticism received from UN and others:

Abdelaziz Aouragh and Mona Eltahawy discuss the limitations and opportunities of sexuality that contemporary Muslim societies and Islamic texts present to us:

“We need to recover the absolute values that make Abrahamic monotheism the humanising force it has been at its best”:

A 17-year-old in Virginia has supported Daesh via social medias as well as instructed on how to transfer money to the organization through the digital currency BitCoin:

This is the second time this tear Bahrain has stripped Shia Bahrainis of their citizenship under color of National security:

Rory McCarthy discusses Tunisia’s democracy and the future of the Islamist party Ennahda in Tunisia after they lost the general election last year.

“A delegation representing a few Muslim groups … supported the suggestion made by the [Union Minister of State for Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy Shripad Naik] that Namaz had eight yoga postures”:

With the help from students from University of Minnesota College of design, middle-school students who wear hijab design sports wear that will enable them to play basketball freely:

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