News and Analysis (6/22/20)

Apparently with Israeli government approval, spyware is distributed to Arab governments to spy on journalists, including Saudi interceptions of phone calls with the subsequently murdered Jamal Khashoggi:

“The ad, which included a photo collage of President Trump, Pope Francis and burning American flags” presaged that “Islam is going to detonate a nuclear device” in Nashville:

Arrested along with seven others BLM demonstrators, the college student was deprived of her religiously-motivated headscarf for seven hours in violation of the Religious Land Use and Incarcerated Persons Act:

The OIC may consider action as the oppression in Jammu and Kashmir continues to mount:

An example of communal harmony in India is demonstrated by the Muslim man who, “in an effort to contain coronavirus, … developed a contactless sensor bell for a Hindu temple”:

The Qur‘an charges man to be God’s steward (khalifa) in maintaining the balance inherent in the natural world on which human survival depends:

As Iran’s chief rabbi reminds the world that “Judaism is a religion that is 3,300 years old, while Zionism is a national and political movement that is just 100 years old” …

… emeritus Oxford Avi Shlaim thinks the time has come to rectify the injustice of Britain’s recognition of the national rights of what was then a tiny minority in Palestine and denial of the same to the majority:

“A Turkish-US business council is projecting Turkey as a trading alternative to China” in the wake of “[c]riticism of China’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic [that] has widened the gap between Washington and Beijing”:

“Despite escalating tensions, both countries see Iran’s Chabahar port as key to stabilising neighbouring Afghanistan”:

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