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‘Instead of naming and shaming, I believe in engagement’: Khizr Khan nominated to USCIRF

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by Aysha Qamar On Friday, President Joe Biden announced his plans to nominate Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father famous for criticizing Donald Trump, for a post with the U.S. Co

India has a hard time to accept Kashmir as an international dispute: Dr. Fai

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Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai, Secretary General, Washington-based ‘World Kashmir Awareness Forum’ said that the assertion of Indian Ambassador to the U.N., T.S. Tirumurti, “I think it

Understanding the CDC’s new masking guidelines

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What the recommendations tell us about COVID science and policy in the era of delta. by Abdul El-Sayed This post was originally published on The Incision  The sound you hear?

‘Can I ask you why you hate me?’: Muslim woman faces harassment in a grocery store for wearing hijab

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by Aysha Qamar Social media is at it again. In the last few years, viral videos on social media have exposed racism and other incidents of violence. In a recent incident, a Mu

Recent Situation in Afghanistan

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By Mahvish Akhtar Tension has constantly been escalating in the Afghanistan situation. The recent kidnapping and torture of the daughter of the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan did

White House cracks down on social media misinformation

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by Zaid Aleem According to White House communications director Kate Bedingfield, the White House is considering whether social media platforms should be held legally liable for

Space travel heats up

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by Zaid Aleem On Tuesday, Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, flew into space. It was a short flight aboard a spaceship created by Mr. Bezos' rocket business, Blue Origin, that

‘You people bring your children everywhere’: Flight attendant harasses Muslim woman

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by Aysha Qamar Despite how progressive things may seem, “flying while Muslim” remains the same: often an unpleasant experience. In a recent incident, a Muslim woman who d

Delta variant makes up 83% of new U.S. coronavirus cases

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by Zaid Aleem According to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the more infectious Delta form of Covid-19 currently accounts for 83 p

Op Ed: Taliban’s Emirate is a slap in the face of Islam

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by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Except for two, all Afghan national soccer players are beardless. Under the Taliban, they would have to grow beards of a specific size or