Muslim world

By IndepthAfrica
In Photo Gallery
Mar 15th, 2014
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Women from the Arab and Muslim world demonstrate naked in front of the Louvre pyramid, on March 8, 2014, to denounce women’s oppression in muslim countries on the occasion of the women’s international day....
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 25th, 2013
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The US embassy in Khartoum will resume full consular services on Monday, following a six month closure after the compound was targeted in violent protests in the Sudanese capital. U.S. embassy in Khartoum, (photo Department of State) According to a statement extended to reporters on Sunday, the embas...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 25th, 2013
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On January 24 Morocco like the rest of the Muslim world is celebrating Eid Al Mawlid Nabawi, the Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (12th of Rabî’ al-Awal), an important religious holiday for all Moroccans.  Unlike other muslim countries Moroccan shrines mark the day in a variety of ways: all-night vig...
By benim
In DR Congo
Dec 10th, 2012
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By Jamie Glazov Asia News recently reported how the misogynist crime of female genital mutilation (FGM) continues to be a “widespread traditional practice” in “rural areas and more remote areas of Indonesia, particularly the island of Java.” The story makes sure to remind us, naturally, that while th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Sep 25th, 2012
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By: James Petras September 25, 2012 The so-called ‘Arab Spring’ is a distant and bitter memory to those who fought and struggled for a better world, not to speak of the thousands who lost life and limb. In its place, throughout the Muslim world, a new wave of reactionaries, corrupt and servile politi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Sep 25th, 2012
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The western liberal élite has a problem with Muslims, in particular with Muslim Rage, as Newsweek’s cover called it.  It reminds me of that priceless, old misogynist quotation from Sigmund Freud: women–what do they want? What do Muslims want, columnists like Roger Cohen, Bill Keller, and Nicholas Kri...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Sep 17th, 2012
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A low-budget film that Muslims say insults the Prophet Muhammad has prompted a wave of protests across various countries. Western embassies across the Muslim world are on high alert for violence stemming from the film “The Innocence of Muslims” produced by an obscure group in the United S...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Jun 13th, 2012
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Rafe MAIR The US. and to a lesser degree Canada, have little to teach, let alone preach about democracy. I know something of this from personal experience because I sat in the British Columbia Legislature and in its cabinet for five years. It didn’t take long for me to learn that our cabinet are resp...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Apr 9th, 2012
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Over and over, evidence emerges from Islamic nations that democracy and voting are instrumental means to an intrinsic end: the establishment of a decidedly undemocratic but draconian form of law—Islamic law, or Sharia. Earlier, for instance, there was Dr. Talat Zahran, an Egyptian cleric who proclaim...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 1st, 2011
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As the Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins, Faduma Aden is fasting all day even though she doesn’t have enough food to celebrate with a sundown feast. The Somali mother of three, who fled starvation in her homeland, says she fasts because she fears God. Muslims around the world mark sundown du...