Jonel Jones has special reason to pause and reflect today, the anniversary of the horrific attacks on the World Trade Center. "My father was a firefighter," the Lake Worth native told New Times. "The sacrifices made that day, I really felt them." The aftermath of the attacks also have a special mea ... More >>
Robert Levinson, a Coral Springs private detective, disappeared in March of 2007 while visiting Kish Island in Iran while researching a cigarette-smuggling case. In March of 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that the U.S. State Department had received indications that Levinson was ... More >>
What's this? An Obama Done Coddled the Terrorists and Apologizes to Them All the Time party? And Allen West wasn't invited? No, wait. There he is. With Mitt Romney leading the way and attacking a statement the president never actually made and Sarah Palin getting in on the Obama is BFFs with terro ... More >>
In a tweet this morning, Congressman Allen West linked to an article detailing a suicide bombing in Kabul, the Afghan capital that President Barack Obama had just departed from, and... took the side of the Taliban."Pres flew into Afghanistan at night for 7 hrs," West wrote. "As sun came up, Taliban ... More >>
Photo by Mike RiceThe scene at the June protest outside Margate's Masjid Jamaat Al-Mumineen mosqueSince a gathering of the religulous assembled for a protest against Margate's Masjid Jamaat Al-Mumineen in early June, we've been waiting to hear any shred of evidence aside from accusations in a fed ... More >>
Photo by Mike RiceScene from the Margate mosque protest in June.U.S. District Judge Adalberto Jordan denied a bond request earlier this week for Hafiz Khan -- a Miami imam who's among six people charged with conspiring to support the Pakistani Taliban -- but the judge made no such ruling for h ... More >>
Phot by Mike RiceScene from the Margate mosque protest.U.S. District Judge Adalberto Jordan denied a bond request yesterday for Hafiz Khan -- a Miami imam who's among six people charged with conspiring to support the Pakistani Taliban -- but the judge made no such ruling for his son, Izhar Khan.I ... More >>
It's been a busy few weeks for Muslims, Muslim countries, and Islam in the news. Most of the coverage has not been favorable. Here, then, are four thoughts for readers who find themselves worrying about Muslims this Sunday. 1. Muslims serve in the military, too. Last week, the world learned that ... More >>
Stern, behind those handsome glasses, says he's owed big from his former clients.Imagine the audacity of running a law firm like a mortgage document factory, with employees who routinely pushed through foreclosure documents without checking to be sure the homeowners even knew it it was coming. Th ... More >>
Mufti and imam Izhar ul-Haq Khan has just been arrested for providing material support to the Taliban in Pakistan, planning the murder of Pakistani civilians, and plotting to overthrow the Pakistani government and replace it with a theocracy. But there's a lot more to the man! He's also "has a ... More >>
Ann Coulter is either cynical or crazy. I'm hoping for the latter, because I'd hate to think my home state contains anyone willing to dissemble as freely and viciously as she does in her latest column -- a hot mess of half-assertions and quarter-truths too sloppy to illuminate anything even in th ... More >>
Yes, actually, one more thing ... President Obama made just about all the right moves when it came to killing Bin Laden.Take a huge risk and conduct the operation despite having concrete proof that Bin Laden was even in the compound? Check. Conduct a precise ground raid instead of an ai ... More >>
Yesterday, 84-year-old Orlando Bosch breathed his last. This Cuban exile, extremist, letter-bomber, accomplice to murder, and disrespecter of human life was felled by "a long and painful illness." But Orlando Bosch was sick long before his body failed him.When future generations review our moment in ... More >>
"By a show of hands, who wants to be my personal assistant?"If the FBI is to be believed, Adnan El Shukijumah is the terrorist's version of a Cinderella story, having worked his way up from dishwasher to his current rank as director of overseas operations. Granted, this former Miramar resident di ... More >>
Rafal GerszakClick on the photo for a slideshow from Afghanistan.Former New Times writing fellow P.J. Tobia went to the last place most people would think of spending their Thanksgiving: to an Army base in Afghanistan. The result was "Afghaniscrewed," which ran this week in New Times. Now Tobia's he ... More >>
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