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Saudis caught with their pants down? – Zahra Abidi:   After more than a decade, it seems the White House may finally be folding under pressure to declassify the 28 redacted pages of the 9/11 commission report. Bob Graham, ex-senator and former Chairman of the Senate Select Committee
Brussels Attacks-The unquestioned questions – by Zahra Abidi:     The suicide attacks of March 22nd, 2016 in Brussels killed 35 and wounded 180. This was indeed tragic, but the bigger calamity that hit Brussels was in the aftermath of the event when the government, media, security
The Ultimate Qur’an for intellectuals – by Zahra Abidi:   Voilà! the inevitable has finally happened! A revolutionary English translation and commentary of the Glorious Qur’an has hit the stalls and is selling like hotcakes. Already a bestseller, with 150,000 copies sold, The Study Quran has indeed made
Iran releases Trespassing marines- Another blow to the ‘bomb Iran’ crew – by Zahra Abidi:   TEHRAN — Iran released two US Navy patrol vessels and 10 marines that had illegally entered the country’s territorial waters near Farsi Island in the Persian Gulf. The release was made after it was determined that the entry
Chickens coming home to roost – by Zara Abidi:       Jan 12, 2016, A suicide bomber blew himself up in Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul, killing 10 and wounding 15. President Erdogan and his deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş, a bit too quick to point fingers, blamed the