Month: October 2013

Egypt’s Challenge: Writing a New Constitution
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Egypt’s Challenge: Writing a New Constitution

As Egyptians wait for the constituent assembly to produce the country’s new foundational document, the world can only speculate as to how well the new draft  will distinguish Egypt’s future from its past. Article 2 of Sadat’s 1971 constitution is the controversial point today. Since 1980, it states: “Islam is […]

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‘We’re Here to Kill Americans’

A British security officer who was in charge of training guards in the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has spoken to CBS news about the attack on the embassy in September 2012.   The unnamed officer, who went by the pseudonym “Morgan Jones,” admitted to being “annoyed” that his […]

Brunei to Implement Strict Islamic Law
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Brunei to Implement Strict Islamic Law

Muslims in Brunei who commit adultery can expect to face the death penalty by stoning if found out, according to new sharia (Islamic law) law being introduced in the South East Asian state.   The UK’s Daily Telegraph has reported the Sultan of Brunei is set to usher in a […]

Hamas Orders: Shoot Protesters ‘In the Head’
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Hamas Orders: Shoot Protesters ‘In the Head’

Hamas has reportedly issued orders to shoot any opposition protesters in the head.   Sources in the Palestinian Authority told the Palestine Press news agency on Saturday that the Interior Minister in Hamas’s government in Gaza, Fathi Hamad, has instructed security forces to be tough on any anti-Hamas demonstrator who […]