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The Statue of Liberty Was Born a Muslim

Bartholdi originally planned for his statue to be a Muslim peasant woman guarding the approach to the Suez Canal. Instead, she stands in New York Harbor, and we should not forget her message in this moment of fear. Too many of us have joined Christie in allowing the photos of …

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Women in Aleppo Choose Suicide Over Rape, Rebels Report

Activists and rebels in the besieged city say mass executions have begun and children are burned alive as Assads Iranian- and Russian-backed forces move in.”> Editor’s Note: This story has been updated throughout. Troops loyal to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and foreign militias under Iranian command swept into eastern Aleppo …

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