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Mexican couple converts to Islam after watching Resurrection: Ertuğrul

A Mexican couple were inspired to convert to Islam after watching the hit Turkish TV series Resurrection: Ertuğrul, and meeting with one of its actors at a convention in Los Angeles, U.S.
Celal Al, who plays Abdulrahman Alp in the hit period drama, attended the 22nd annual meeting of the Muslim American Society (MAS), a flagship Muslim organization, and gave a speech about the series and Turkey…more: .yenisafak

A Massachusetts mayor wants to say ‘no’ to more refugees

The city of Springfield, Massachusetts has welcomed refugees from all over the globe. Right now, it’s home to about 1,500 of them.
But the city’s mayor is saying that number is more than enough.
Mayor Domenic Sarno, a Democrat, wants the federal government to freeze refugee resettlements to Springfield. In a letter to Massachusetts members of Congress, he said the new residents, many of whom are from war-torn Somalia, are putting an unmanageable strain on the city’s public services…more: pri.org

More Than 300 Chemical Attacks Launched During Syrian Civil War, Study Says:

Image result for KIDS CHEMICAL ATTACK SYRIAstudy released on Sunday tallies the chemical weapons attacks over the course of the Syrian civil war, which has left hundreds of thousands dead. At least 336 have occurred, according to authors Tobias Schneider and Theresa Lütkefend of the Berlin-based Global Public Policy Institute.

That’s a number higher than previously known — and “we suspect that the real number may still be significantly higher,” they write…more: NPR – abcnews

 

U.S. Recognition of Settlements Will Harm More Than It Helps

A view of houses in the Israeli settlement of Kedumim in the West Bank.Secretary Mike Pompeo’s announcement on Monday that the United States has reversed a four-decade-old State Department legal opinion that regarded Israeli settlements in the West Bank as contravening international law was hardly surprising. If there have been two running themes to U.S. policy onr…more: fp

Liberalism According to The Economist

….“On Liberty” (1859), as a “numbskull.” In colonized Asia and Africa, critics—such as R. C. Dutt, in India, and Sun Yat-sen, in China—pointed out liberalism’s complicity in Western imperialism. Muhammad Abduh, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, wrote, “Your liberalness, we…

80% of terror victims Muslims: French group

80% of terror victims Muslims: French groupThe head of a French group said most victims of terror are Muslims and it is crucial Europe is reminded about this fact. “Muslims are the first to suffer the consequences of terror attacks,” Guillaume Denoix de Saint-Marc, who chairs the French Terror Victims Association (AFVT), told Anadolu Agency before the start of the International Congress for the Victims of Terrorism being held in Nice….more: AA