The Muslim world’s moral censure alone won’t shake the barbarous grip that Al Qaeda-affiliated extremists have over wide swaths of Syria and Iraq. Their self-declared “Islamic State caliphate” has some 10,000 motivated fighters, guns, foreign backers and money to burn. Like Al Qaeda, they will not be easy to uproot and destroy.
Source: Al Jazeera
The United Nations Security Council has called for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire in Gaza – but the air strikes and shelling goes on. Muslims world-wide began to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan. But as Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports, there’s little joy for Palestinians in Gaza
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