Category: The Muslim World


The U.A.E. said on Thursday that it was ending the mission of North Korea’s non-resident ambassador and terminating its own envoy’s services in Pyongyang, according to the official Twitter account of state news agency WAM. The U.A.E. would also stop […]


Female singers returned to state-run television in Saudi Arabia after a ban that lasted over 30 years, in the country’s latest step towards projecting a more progressive image. Al-Thaqafiya, Riyadh’s channel dedicated to cultural programmes, aired a lengthy concert of iconic […]


  Erbil’s Moment Despite nearly unanimous disapproval from the international community and even its closest ally, the United States, Iraqi Kurdistan is voting in a poll to move towards independence from Iraq. Although the vote is nonbinding and only serves […]


After months of court battles, the revised version of the Trump administration’s travel ban kicked in on Thursday night (June 29), temporarily barring travelers from six mainly Muslim nations from getting US visas unless they prove they have close ties […]


A US judge has been urged to expand a temporarily block on the deportation of 114 Iraqi immigrants arrested in Detroit to apply to Iraqis nationwide.  In a court filling on Saturday, attorneys representing the immigrants and the American Civil Liberties Union […]