Monthly Archives: June 2014

Is Muslim identity a liability in Sri Lanka?

Rising attacks against Muslims by Buddhist supremacist groups raise questions about community’s safety. Please read full story on al Jazeera website Advertisements

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Iraq may split into three in a sectarian bloodbath

By Ameen Izzadeen The military success of the hardline Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq was shocking although it was in the making. The signs of a Sunni rebellion were there before Iraq exploded last week with … Continue reading

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Al-Baghdadi’s ISIL redraws Mideast map

By Ameen Izzadeen Iraq is in the midst of mayhem and bloodshed. It has been so for the past few months though in April the Nouri al-Maliki government managed to hold general elections. With the attention of the world’s big … Continue reading

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Syria: Seek a win-win solution for suffering millions

By Ameen Izzadeen The people of Syria have suffered enough in the past three years for no fault of theirs. The civil war has killed more than 162,000 Syrians and left more than 9 million people displaced. It is time … Continue reading

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