Miami Imam Convicted in Aiding Pakistani Taliban

By | 2013-03-07T16:58:25+00:00 March 7th, 2013|Islam|

The imam of a mosque in Miami was found guilty on Monday of funneling thousands of dollars to the Pakistani Taliban, the United States Justice Department said.   After a two-month trial, Hafiz Muhammed Sher Ali Khan, 77, originally from Pakistan, was convicted on several counts of conspiring to support and providing material support to

New Egyptian crisis threatens currency, finances

By | 2012-06-16T18:32:04+00:00 June 16th, 2012|News|

The dissolution of the Egyptian parliament elected after last year’s overthrow of veteran president Hosni Mubarak has alarmed investors who fear the country will now hurtle towards a balance of payments crisis and currency collapse.   Growth in North Africa’s biggest economy has flatlined in the 16 months since the toppling of Mubarak’s 30-year regime.