Latest Eid Ul-Fitr Items
While debate swirls among national and international political leaders about the best course of action to take in Syria, the fact is American taxpayers are already on the hook for more than $1 billion in aid for the conflict. Moreover, most of that aid doesn't even reach the intended recipients — the civilians hit hardest by the two-plus years of conflict.
Syrian rebels claimed they struck President Bashar Assad's motorcade with rockets and mortar rounds in a rare attack on an upscale Damascus neighborhood where he attended prayers Thursday to mark a major Muslim holiday.
The Afghan Taliban's top leader says the Islamic radicals who once sheltered Osama bin Laden view talks with the U.S. as a way to put an end to the "occupation" of Afghanistan, but will never abandon their religious principles or national interests.
San Francisco police are on heightened alert after the U.S. State Department advised them of a serious al Qaeda threat that shut down 19 U.S. embassies and consulates around the world, local media reported.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is emphatic that the anti-Islam video "Innocence of Muslims" is "disgusting." This happens to be what most Americans feel about our flag being desecrated. For some reason, foreign governments don't heap praise on the United States and its traditions every time their people commit acts of disrespect toward us. U.S. politicians could learn from their example.
It wasn't an Arab Spring — more like an Arab Spring Break: Thousands of Palestinians this week surged through Israeli territory from the hills of the West Bank to reach the beach on the Mediterranean coast.
Syrian government forces on Monday heavily shelled the cities of Aleppo and Daraa and a suburb of Damascus on the second day of a major Muslim holiday, killing up to 30 people, rights groups and activists said.