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Why People Believe In God And How Atheists Lost Their Religion

This article originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Anders Andersen.<p>In my case: <b>research into my beliefs</b>.<p>Being raised as a Christian, I personally …

Atheism

When is Ramadan 2017: Top 10 facts about the Muslim holy month

It is believed that the Quran was revealed during the month of Ramadan to Prophet Muhammad.<p>It is that time of the year again, when Muslims around the …

Islam

Saudi Arabia and Syrian Uprising

It’s difficult to think of a more unlikely champion of democratic change in Syria. Saudi Arabia is one of the Arab world’s most conservative …

Middle East

Why is Iran backing Syria's Bashar al-Assad?

In this week's <i>UpFront</i>, Mehdi Hasan speaks to Iranian Vice President and Head of Iran's Environmental Protection Organisation, Masoumeh Ebtekar, on her country's support for Bashar al-Assad in Syria, and Iran's advances in the fight against climate change.<p>In the Reality Check, we look into how the …

Syria

Iran's Forces Outnumber Assad's in Syria

Pursuing a sectarian agenda, Iranian leaders have also fueled the conflict by sending religious leaders to Syria to depict the conflict as a …

Iranian leader, military use billions of dollars for terror ops, weapons: dissidents’ ebook

Iran has spent up to $100 billion the last five years financing operations in Syria that were instrumental in keeping President Bashar Assad in …

$6-$35 Billions Annually to Assad: Stronger Iran, Mightier Assad?

In the ongoing 4-year-long civil war, the Islamic Republic- one of the major bank-rollers for the Syrian government- has approximately spent between $6 and $35 billion a year in order to keep its staunchest regional ally, Bashar Al Assad in power.<p>This amount of spending is significant considering …

Iran

Emboldened by Rouhani’s Win, Iranians Seek Further Reforms

TEHRAN — Iranians came out in force to dance in the streets this weekend, breaking Islamic rules, to celebrate the re-election of President Hassan Rouhani by a large margin.<p>Emboldened by the election results, others gathered in the capital, Tehran, to begin demanding what they hope a second term …

Trump summons Muslim nations to confront ‘Islamic terror of all kinds’

<p>RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Trump delivered a forceful address here Sunday summoning the Muslim world to confront “the crisis of Islamic …

Trump Tells Muslim Leaders: ‘Drive Out’ the Terrorists

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Donald Trump offered a message of unity Sunday as he called on the Arab world to confront extremism during a highly anticipated speech in the birthplace of Islam.<p>"A better future is only possible if your nations drive out the terrorists and extremists," Trump told …

Middle East

Poor Donald Trump, sent to foreign lands to discuss hugely complex topics he probably knows nothing about

When you’re alone and life is making you lonely, as Petula Clark almost sang back in 1964, you can always go (ba ba ba bum) on a whistlestop five …

Donald Trump

Rouhani: Iran ready to promote relations with the world

Elected for a second term, Iran's president says people 'interaction with the world' over violence and extremism.<p>Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, after securing a decisive re-election, has pledged to open the country to the world and deliver freedom its people have yearned for.<p>Rouhani sealed a …

Iran

Trump to Reach Out to Muslim World After Harsh Campaign Rhetoric

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — During last year’s campaign, President Trump said he thought that “Islam hates us,” and, intentionally or not, he gave many Muslims the impression that it was mutual.<p>He called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.” He engaged in a charged …

Five steps toward achieving Middle East peace

Donald Trump’s decision to visit Saudi Arabia during his first overseas trip as president creates the perfect opportunity for his administration to …

What should the US' next move be in Afghanistan?

A US decision to boost troop numbers in Afghanistan would be welcome, but there is need for a more robust engagement.<p>Over the next few days, US government agencies with the task of reviewing and assessing the next phase of the military mission in Afghanistan will submit a set of recommendations …

Afghanistan

Muslims and Jews Break Bread, and Build Bonds

Florence Nasar kept checking her phone. She was at an interfaith dinner last Sunday aimed at building friendships between New York Jews and Muslims, and the guests, all in their 20s and early 30s, sat on couches around her, sharing stories about their religious practices, their pasts and their …

Islam

Gulf states offer normalizing Israel ties in exchange for partial freeze on settlements

The Gulf states have compiled a proposal to take steps toward normalization with Israel if the Netanyahu government in turn makes gestures to the …

Middle East

The single best type of exercise for your brain, according to scientists

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of …

The Brain

Walking the tightrope on Saudi-led alliance, Iran - The Express Tribune

A recent statement by Iran’s military chief, threatening to conduct cross-border raids against Jaish-e-Adl militants who carry out cross-border …

Middle East

Safeguarding Islam's past for future generations

BBC News<p><b>A recent conference in Bahrain brought together experts in Islamic archaeology to discuss the lessons of the past and how to safeguard Muslim heritage for future generations.</b><p>Under the blistering Bahraini sun archaeologist Salman Al Mahari and his team are excavating a section on the western …

Archaeology

US nears $100bn arms deal for Saudi Arabia in time for Trump's visit

Senior White House official says it is close to completing a series of deals to boost Saudi defense capabilities, as Trump readies for trip next week<p>The United States is close to completing a series of arms deals for Saudi Arabia totaling more than $100bn, a senior White House official said on …

Middle East

Muslims are the main Victims of Terrorism

By onApril 7, 2017 in Breitbart Watch, General<p><b>Muslims are victims of radical Islamic terrorism too. As a matter of fact most victims of this terror</b> …

Terrorism

Iran is seeking 'to control Islamic world', says Saudi Arabian prince

Deputy crown prince and defence minister rejects notion of talks with ‘extremist’ Iran as proxy wars in Syria and Yemen grind on<p>Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince has said there is no space for dialogue with the Iran due to its ambitions “to control the Islamic world”.<p>The rare and wide-ranging …

Middle East

Stuck in the Afghan muc

ACCORDING to legend, Alexander the Great’s mother sent him a letter taunting him for being stuck in Afghanistan for three years after conquering …

Why Muslims are the world’s fastest-growing religious group

In the next half century or so, Christianity’s long reign as the world’s largest religion may come to an end, according to a just-released report …

Geography

China bans 'extremist' Islamic baby names in Muslim province

Chinese authorities have banned Islamic baby names in the country’s largest Muslim province, as part of a crackdown on alleged "extremism" that …

China

Roznama Dunya

ستر سال بعد<p>عرصہ ہوا پرانی کتابوں میں دل لگا لیا ہے۔ انگریزوں نے بھی کمال کیا۔ ایک طرف ہندوستانیوں کو جلیانوالہ باغ میں گولیوں سے بھون رہے تھے تو ان …

USA drops MOAB , Mother of All Bombs , non Nuclear bomb on ISIS in Afghanistan

U.S. drops 'Mother Of All Bombs' on ISIS: America's most massive non-nuclear weapon is used for first time in combat on caves in Afghanistan<p><b>U.S.</b> …

Middle East Religious Composition Map - Dareshgaft-e Olyamp257 Iran