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Can Faith and Modernity coexist under Muslimism?

By Neslihan Cevik | (Socialtrendsinstitute.org) | - - There is a new brand of Muslim religious orthodoxy on the rise in places like Turkey, which seeks to engage modernity through the sincere…
Does Turkey’s Erdogan Dream of Neighboring Mosul?

Does Turkey’s Erdogan Dream of Neighboring Mosul?

By Lucy DerTavitian | (Informed Comment) | - - The battle over Mosul appears to have ignited Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s expansionist Ottoman era fantasies. He gained a few more adversaries…
What’s The Hajj About, Anyway?

What’s The Hajj About, Anyway?

AJ+ | (Video Report) | - - "The Hajj: It's one of the biggest gatherings in the world, with millions of Muslims from everywhere making the pilgrimage to the city of Mecca…
Saudis Should Not Run Hajj Pilgrimage: Iran

Saudis Should Not Run Hajj Pilgrimage: Iran

TeleSur | - - Pilgrims from Iran will be unable to attend hajj, which starts on Sept. 11 this year after talks between the two countries on arrangements broke down in May.…