Fayyad Sharif

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The Week in Review: Violence in Gaza

Since the murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank last month, simmering tensions between Israel and Palestine have risen to a boil. …

Breaking a 700-Year-Old Tradition: The American Islamic Gospel Drummer

Inside Flipboard / July 25, 2014<p>When the Islamic holy month of Ramadan wraps up at the end of July, a small group of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims …

Syrian defector's photographs may prove torture by the Assad regime

A Syrian military police photographer has supplied “clear evidence” showing the systematic torture and killing of about 11,000 detainees in circumstances that evoked Nazi death camps.<p>Over 55,000 postmortem images provided by the photographer, who fled Syria after passing the pictures to Assad’s …

Tension in Ukraine as anti-protest law due to take effect

Russia has said it fears events in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv could be spinning out of control, as anti-government protesters continue a tense stand-off with police following Monday night’s violence.<p>The Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged European governments not to interfere in the crisis.<p>It came …

Obama, Putin discuss Olympics security in call | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed in a phone call on Tuesday how best to have a “safe and secure” Winter Olympics in Sochi, the White House said.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to a journalist's question during a televised news …