"Cairo: New Testimonies of an Ongoing Revolution" opens at MKG in Hamburg:
Friday, August 16, 2013
Monday, August 05, 2013
Threats against embassies 'very reminiscent' of pre-9/11 chatter - NBC Politics "The threats that led to the U.S. closing almost two dozen embassies abroad this weekend is based on intelligence that is reminiscent of the "chatter" preceding the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a top senator on intelligence matters said Sunday."
Farsnews, Iran to Host Int’l Conference on Campaign against Cyber Crimes: "Iran will host a conference and a regional workshop on international cooperation and campaign against cyber crimes on August 13-14, a deputy police chief announced on Monday."
BERNAMA - Many Still Prefer To Pay Zakat At The Counter: "In a world full of inequalities, the solemn tradition of paying zakat, obligatory for every Muslim who can pay, now finds technology coming to the aid of the devout."
Friday, August 02, 2013
U.S. man convicted of al Qaeda support says his free speech was violated - Reuters/swissinfo.ch "Lawyers for a Massachusetts man convicted a year and a half ago of conspiring to support al Qaeda have claimed that prosecutors prejudiced the jury with videos of beheadings and that the judge who sentenced him violated his right to free speech."
Sheikh your Google | MuslimVillage.com "As a growing number of young people search for information about Islam online, experts warn that ‘religions were never programmed for Google’." Some familiar themes here, related in this article specifically to Australia.
Niqash - politics - al qaeda’s big prison break: rumours and conspiracy theories fly: "Film clips were also posted on the Internet that showed the prison attack underway. The clips were posted on sites known for their affiliation with Al Qaeda and members of the sites wrote messages underneath the clips, congratulating each other on the success of the operation. "
Ministry tells MCMC to get Jakim help in ‘Aidilfitri’ dog video probe | The Malay Mail Online "Putrajaya today directed the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to seek guidance from local religious authorities in its probe on the controversial Aidilfitri dog video."
Saudi blogger faces lashes for 'insulting Islam'|Middle East|chinadaily.com.cn "Raif Badawi, who started the "Free Saudi Liberals" website to discuss the role of religion in Saudi Arabia, has been held since June 2012 on charges of cyber crime and disobeying his father - a crime in the conservative kingdom and top US ally."