- Scarlet & BlackMay 07 10:50 PM
Emma Friedlander, Arts Editor firstname.lastname@example.org Writing at the crossroads of historical fiction and magical realism, Salman Rushdie’s stories center around connections and migrations between cultures […]
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- London Evening StandardMay 21 02:54 AM
It was the week that saw West Ham win the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1965 and thousands protesting against Salman Rushdie’s book The Satanic Verses, a work accused of blasphemy against Islam in 1989.
- The Wall Street JournalMay 12 08:10 PM
Sunjeev Sahota, hailed as one of Britain’s finest emerging writers, on his novel “The Year of the Runaways.”
- CNBCMay 21 08:23 AM
Celebrities are speaking up and taking their fight to Capitol Hill about a neglected health issue that affects nearly 200 million people.
- The Indian Express via Yahoo! India NewsMay 24 05:02 PM
India has just witnessed another democratic spectacle: elections in five states, in which three incumbents lost power. Since 1952, India has had 16 national elections and 357 state elections. Until 1989, following democratic theory, the richer and more educated citizens used to vote more than the poorer and the less educated.
- العربي الجديدMay 12 03:36 AM
The word fatwa in its literal sense, denotes an 'answer' or a 'clarification' given by a learned body on a particular issue in the field of Islamic jurisprudence ( fiqh ). Common usage of this word has taken it out of its Islamic religious context to make it mean 'an irrevocable, arbitrary decision'.
- NBC NEWSMay 24 09:32 AM
Ahmed Jannati regularly leads chants of "death to America," and takes a hardline stance on the hijab and domestic dissent.
- Entertainment WeeklyMay 11 01:02 PM
The reading, directed by Olivia Wilde, will be held in New York on Friday
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 24 05:24 AM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A hard-line Iranian cleric who has been in the country's power structure since its 1979 Islamic Revolution was chosen on Tuesday to lead the Assembly of Experts, a clerical body that picks the country's next supreme leader.
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