Month: December 2019

  • Impeachment: Republicans Hate to See Trump Treated Like an African, Latino, or Muslim American

    Democrats say that Republicans focus on the process of the Trump impeachment because they are unable to defend him on the merits. Maybe. But neither major party seems to care about the fact that the procedural weaknesses of the impeachment process are the same challenges faced by blacks, Latinos, and Muslims every day by the […]

  • News and Analysis (12/30/19)

    Muslims express solidarity with Jews in the wake of Hanukkah stabbings: CAIR, CAIR-NY Express Solidarity with Jewish Community After Hanukkah Stabbings (CAIR-NY) UAE Condemns Machete Terror Attack at Chanukah Party in Rabbi’s Home in NY (Jewish Press) Iran charges that “the United States has targeted the positions of forces that over the years have inflicted […]

  • News and Analysis (12/28/19)

    As the European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran remain uncommitted, the EU Commission Chief said rescuing the nuclear deal with Iran is getting harder: EU Commission President Says Rescuing Iran Nuclear Deal Getting Harder (Iran News by Radio Farda) Deputy minister of Iran Industry, Khiabani, uncovers Iran’s export worth of 32.5 billion […]

  • News and Analysis (12/28/19)

    Both within and outside of the Muslim world the plight of Muslims is bad: The World’s Muslims Are Facing Unprecedented Repression (Axios) Opinion: The Muslim World’s Nightmare Decade (Buzzfeed) “To date, Gaza’s Ministry of Health reports that Israeli soldiers have shot 50 men, women, and children in the eye since the weekly demonstrations began last […]

  • News and Analysis (12/25/19)

    As millions visit Bethlehem for Christmas, 92% of Bethlehem’s 210,000 Palestinians, Christians as well as Muslims, have restricted access and are confined to 13% of the total land with a devastated economy: “We Are Living in a Touristic Prison”: Palestinians on Life in the Holy City of Bethlehem ( A letter to the editor highlights […]

  • News and Analysis (12/22/19)

    Malaysia’s PM said at the end of the Islamic summit on Dec 19 that for Muslim countries to be self-reliant and able to face future economic embargoes, they consider trading in gold through a barter system: Muslim Nations Consider Gold, Barter Trade to Beat Sanction (Reuters) Muslim Countries Mull Trading in Gold, Through Barter System […]

  • News and Analysis (12/20/19)

    On December 20, the united Nations general Assembly called for “permanent sovereignty of Palestinian people in the Occupied Territory, including east Jerusalem.” Palestinians Can Claim Restitution for ‘Occupation,’ 160 UN Nations Say (The Jerusalem Post) Jayapal Pramila is targeted for sponsoring a Congressional resolution “urging India to lift its communications and internet restrictions in Indian-administered […]

  • News and Analysis (12/17/19)

    Students abandoned their protests to return to campus when locals joining in turned violent, but Delhi police attacked them on the university campus, beating students and damaging mosques: “Thrash the Circumcised,” Delhi Cops Shouted Amidst Rampage Against Us Students (Quartz) According to Al Mayadeen TV, the draft keeps “existing Israeli settlements, as well as isolated […]

  • News and Analysis (12/14/19)

    Charges against two Iranian students dropped after the jailed Iranian scientist, Soleimani, was freed in prisoner swap: The United States Drops Charges Against Two More Scientists after Iran Prisoner Swap (Nature) As President Trump is focusing on sanctions, Saudi Arabia is questioning U.S. military policy and seeking ways to end tensions with Iran: Saudi Arabia […]

  • News and Analysis (12/12/19)

    “Both women were co-defendants in the prosecution of … a renowned … stem-cell researcher who was arrested last year in the U.S. on charges of arranging the export of human growth factors to” Iran: U.S. Quietly Drops 2 More Prosecutions Linked to Trump Iran Prisoner Swap (Politico) A new defense policy drops “a  bipartisan provision […]

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