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16 August 2014
The Sound of Music could become The Sound of Music is Haram, if ever the Islamic State achieves its goal of occupying the Islamic world and beyond.
2 August 2014
Scores of people were arrested and tortured in Bahrain after an online witch-hunt to identify protesters. Today, the same tactic is being used by Israel and the ISIS.
24 July 2014
Iraq finally has a new president. Fouad Masoum, a 76-year-old Kurdish politician, has been elected to the post.
7 July 2014
News that hardline Saudi cleric Mohamad Al Arefe will be visiting Bahrain tomorrow has caused controversy in the country, already simmering under sectarian strain.
21 June 2014
14 June 2014
"Apparently blockage of social media sites were removed now in #Iraq, the fear is that the Gov is getting ready 2 cut the Internet," tweets Mohamed Najem.
13 June 2014
Local media and at least one ISP are reporting that the Ministry of Communications ordered Internet providers to shut down Google and social media sites, fearing security risks.
10 June 2014
Iraq's second largest city Mosul fell into the hands of Islamist militants today (June 10). Reports say the militants are from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
10 August 2013
This Ramadan marked one of the deadliest months in Iraq. Around 17 bomb explosions across the country have left 91 dead and 323 injured tonight. And the number of victims...