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Student removed from flight after speaking Arabic

A University of California, Berkeley student who came to the US as an Iraqi refugee was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight after he spoke in Arabic.

March 4, 2019
March 4, 2019

A glimpse into the pre-modern Islamic culture in Bengal

Did you know that the famous Bara Katra, located in the old quarters of Dhaka city, was built to be an exact replica of the garden of paradise? It is also little known that its patron Mughal Prince Shah Shuja (1616–1661AD) was not satisfied with the structure and thus ordered it to be used as a caravanserai instead.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

Student removed from flight after speaking Arabic

A University of California, Berkeley student who came to the US as an Iraqi refugee was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight after he spoke in Arabic.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

Islamic State video threatens France a day after Paris attacks

Islamic State releases an undated video threatening to attack France if bombings of its fighters continue, a day after gunmen and bombers killed at least 140 people in Paris.

July 7, 2015
July 7, 2015

HSBC fires staff for mock IS execution video

British bank HSBC fires six staff after they filmed a mock Islamic State-style execution video during a team-building day out and posted footage online.