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Flag of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant
Islamic State flag


Islamic State Circulates Threats Via ‘Media Kiosks’ In Syria, Iraq

By Waleed Abu al-Khair The “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL) has set up dozens of “media kiosks” in areas under its control in Syria and Iraq, in an effort to disseminate its extremist ideology, observers told Al-Shorfa. Locals are constantly forced to read religious material circulated by the group’s elements, retired schoolteacher […]

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Google Mountain View campus garden


Google Boosts Security With USB Accessory

Google has launched a USB security accessory dubbed the Security Key, a physical solution for safer two-step verification, according to Digital Spy. The tool eliminates the need for email or text message verification by allowing the user to authenticate logins by plugging it into their PC’s USB port. The Security Key was launched as a […]

Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Asheikh
Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Asheikh


Enemies Of Islam ‘Spreading Evil And Lies Through Twitter’ – Grand Mufti

Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh says that the enemies of Islam are using social networking sites such as Twitter to spread lies about the religion and attack Muslims. Al-Asheikh, who is also the president of the Council of Senior Scholars, made the remarks during a show on Saudi television. The mufti called […]

Asia-Pacific region
Asia-Pacific region


Asia-Pacific Countries Pledge To Lower Internet Infrastructure Costs Across Region

Affordable and reliable Internet for all people in Asia and the Pacific is one step closer to becoming a reality today, as policymakers agreed to work towards amending the Asian Highway and Trans-Asian Railway intergovernmental agreements, which will encourage co-deployment of ICT and transport infrastructure and significantly lower the cost of high-speed Internet across the […]

Asia-Pacific region
Asia-Pacific region


The Next Leap For Regional Connectivity: Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway – OpEd

By Dr. Shamshad Akhtar Advances in regional connectivity have generated substantial economic and social gains in terms of growth, trade and people to people connections. The global explosion of new technologies, especially in information and communication technologies (ICT), points the way to the next big leap for regional connectivity: an Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway. The countries […]