In the capital city of Baghdad in Iraq, a series of car explosions alleged to be part of a coordinated attack killed a total of 54 people while injuring over 100 others on Monday (Sept. 30). Although no group has taken credit for the bombings, tensions between Sunni Muslim militants and Shiites have been growing.
The CIA has been trying to buy its influence over the Aghan government by secretly funneling tens of millions of dollars to President Hamid Karzai several times over the last decade. According to the New York Times, the cash payments have been delivered to the president since the start of the war in Afghanistan.
Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X (El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz), was reportedly arrested by the FBI today. The son of the late Civil Rights activist’s second daughter, Qubilah Shabazz, was en route to Iran when he was taken into custody.
In the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the country has an oppressive hold on its female population. Silenced by a society that would rather the women be submissive and quiet, a young woman has taken a bold step to find expression via music and in turn, becomes the first female Hip-Hop artist of her homeland. Sosan Firooz, […]