PARIS â€” It is a measure of Franceâ€™s confusion about Islam and its own Muslim citizens that in the political furor here over â€œbanning the burqa,â€ as the argument goes, the garment at issue is not really the burqa at all, but the niqab.
Month: August 2009
COPENHAGEN – A Saudi lawyer has demanded a public apology from a number of Danish dailies that reprinted a controversial cartoon of Prophet Mohammed in February 2008, Danish media reported on Sunday.
While showing off her JROTC uniform, 16-year-old Heather Lawrence told us joining the Army is her next big goal, to follow in the footsteps of her father and grandfather.
The â€œColor Redâ€ rocket warning system sounded in Sderot and surrounding communities on Monday night for the second night in a row as Gaza terrorists resumed their attacks.
Hamas has condemned a United Nations decision to teach refugee children in Gaza about the Holocaust, saying it is a â€œlie invented by the Zionistsâ€ and would reinforce Israeli control over the Holy Land.
An Israeli-Arab from Tira, Rawi Sultani, was indicted Monday morning for conspiring to kill senior Israeli officials, among them IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi.
The North American Treaty Organization (NATO) is increasing its vigilance as the Islamic Republic continues its drive toward nuclear development, and it has begun to take a deeper interest in Iran's military capability.
Residents of Sderot heard the familiar â€œColor Redâ€ rocket warning siren on Sunday night after weeks of relative quiet as Gaza terrorists attacked. Terrorists fired an estimated four mortar shells toward Israeli towns adjacent to northern Gaza.
Egyptian preacher Amr Khaled is at the center of a controversy over an episode on his popular Quran program that discussed the story of Moses and allegedly linked it to current events and aroused sympathy for Jews.
Hamas condemned the United Nations on Sunday for what it said was a plan to teach Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip about the Holocaust in its history books as Israel's prime minister slammed three Jewish religious schools for refusing to admit Ethiopian Jews.