Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin-- the Jewish-Muslim political power couple-- are back in the news. Anthony Weiner is running for Mayor in NYC. Will his past marital discrepancies ruin his campaign or will his wife Huma Abedin's recent political indiscretions cause him harm?
Former Solicitor General Sri Srinivasan's nomination to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals has been approved today. This is a huge deal because as rumor has it, he's next in line for the US Supreme Court. Why does this matter? Because the DC Circuit hears many important cases, namely, Guantanamo prisoner cases. Also, if he makes it to SCOTUS, he'll be the first Asian American there!
Do Muslim charities and Tea Party groups finally have something in common? According to Fareed Zakaria's GPS, they do. ILLUME co-editor and tax attorney Maryam Khan Ansari weighs in.
HBO talk show host Bill Maher is used to putting people in the hot seat. But on last Friday's show, the tables turned when Maher had his anti-Islam rant. Guest Glenn Greenwald put Maher in the hot seat, schooling him on issues of foreign policy and U.S.- Middle Eastern relations.
A group of Muslim American leaders have debuted a New York City-based partisan Democratic Club, drawing the attention of mayoral contenders, as Muslim Americans seek to flex political muscles amid growing clout and concerns of spying.
The Arab Spring started in Middle East as a political crisis, led by liberal secularists regardless of their religious background. Ironically, it is also the making of one of the bloodiest sectarian wars in Islam's modern history.
Drones, otherwise known as Unmanned Arial Vehicles (UAVs) have caused no shortage of controversy.
What role will the ‘Ulama’ – the Syrian oppositional scholars – play in a post-Assad Syria?
The glitter and glamour of 2008 was not on display this election, but the concerns and challenges facing our nation brought citizens out in record numbers to re-elect President Obama.
The show did not go on for Lupe Fiasco at the Sunday night pre-inauguration concert in Washington D.C., having been left with words he would never say for the rest of the night.