Hajj crane collapse and cultural reactions to 9-11 tragedies

The date September 11 now has three tragedies attached to it - The World Trade Center, Benghazi and the Hajj crane collapse. It is time for both East and West to mourn these tragedies MECCA, Sept. 22, 2015 – The date Sept. 11 now has a string of three tragedies attached to it. First was the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, then the attack on the U.S. consulate in...

Dear God: Who’s prayer will you listen to this Hajj year?

WASHINGTON, October 9, 2014 — Hajj is a significant period where representatives from all Muslim and non-Muslim countries gather in Saudi Arabia. In a best case scenario, the gathering is used to share news, regroup, and plan for the upcoming year for the Muslim nations. Hajj 2014 is even more important because of the current divisions in the Muslim world. All Muslim nations must now deal with a hatred...

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