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Nation Jul 15During Ramadan, a time for charity, prayer, reflection — and being green
The month of Ramadan, which comes to a close Friday, is meant to be a time of extra charity, prayer, reflection and community. One of those communities is Green Muslims, a spiritually-inspired environmental group based in Washington, D.C.
World Mar 16Four years into war, Syrian Americans renew their calls against Assad, IS
On Sunday, hundreds of Syrian Americans from around the country gathered for a fourth year in front of the White House to commemorate the beginning of the revolution, and to honor the 220,000 people who have been killed since it…
World Jan 22Memories of Iraq before the violence
Zeena Rahman is a 30-year-old law associate who left Baghdad in 2003 and now lives in Virginia. 2014 was a turbulent year for Iraq. Already ravaged by decades of war, sectarian violence, and corruption, the country also endured…
Politics Jan 20Why the Obamas’ State of the Union guest is ‘cautiously optimistic’ on Ebola
A doctor back from the front lines of the Ebola epidemic in west Africa will sit with first lady Michelle Obama during the president’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday.