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Kebab Odyssey

From pages of Homer’s Odyssey to modern Iraq, kebab remains widely popular and truly socially cross-cutting food

Kebab is an essential part of the Erbil food scene. 724 more words

Two British medical students killed after fleeing to join ISIS

Two medical students have been killed after leaving their studies to fight for ISIS.

Ahmed Sami Khider, from London, and Hisham Fadlallah, originally from Nottinghamshire, are both understood to have died at the weekend. 109 more words

World

Tariq Ramadan: ‘Muslims need to reform their minds’

Source: The Guardian

The academic believes Islam and the west shouldn’t be at odds, but was banned from the US and slated in the Sun. Isis hates him, too – so why is he still dogged by controversy? 348 more words

The Muslim Times

Should The U.S. Maintain Its Alliance With Saudi Arabia?

It is not that the U.S. shouldn’t walk away from Saudi Arabia because it is a major oil producer and a partner in the fight against terrorism, or because the bilateral relationship has benefited Washington. 32 more words

Politics

Pentagon's "devastating" Plan for Crushing ISIS Fails to Live Up to Its Name

The U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis had presented a preliminary version of the Pentagon’s new plan to rapidly defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria… 541 more words

Syria

A Ban Of A Different Color

We all recall the day that Trump issued his new EO about the banning of people from 7 specific countries…Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya and one and on….7 total.  410 more words

International Situations

President Trump Delays New Travel Ban After Speech to Congress Gets High Marks

President Trump has delayed the announcement of a new version of his travel ban, after his first address to Congress was warmly received.

The new travel ban was due to be signed Wednesday but some thought it would have distracted from the well-received speech, CNN reports. 135 more words