Since its founding in 1948, McDonald’s has grown from a family burger stand to a global fast-food behemoth, with more than 30,000 locations in 118 countries.
“We Muslims are one family even though we live under different governments and in various regions.” Ayatullah Ruhollah Khomeini, leader of Iran’s revolution “The real force of Islam is the feeling that you belong to a brotherhood with the obligation to serve that brotherhood and thereby serve God.” Sheik Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Saudi Minister of Petroleum “Islam judges, Islam protects, Islam urges resistance when there is injustice.” Anwar Gamall, Egyptian university student Those are only a few of the voices of Islam, as powerful and compelling today as the muezzin’s ancient call of the faithful to prayer. The voices speak Russian and Chinese, Persian and French, Berber and Malay, Turkish and Urdu—and Arabic, of course, the mother tongue of the Prophet Muhammad and language of Islam’s holy book, the Koran
Spying on Computer Spies Traces Data Theft to China Turning the tables on a China-based computer espionage gang, Canadian and United States computer security researchers have monitored a spying operation for the past eight months, observing while the intruders pilfered classified and restricted documents from the highest levels of the Indian Defense Ministry. In a […]
A man using a metal detector in a rural English field has uncovered the largest Anglo-Saxon gold hoard ever found — an “unprecedented” treasure that sheds new light on history, archaeologists said Thursday.
It’s a common sight in the traffic-clogged streets of Istanbul, a city that straddles two continents. A taxi driver, enraged by perpetually gridlocked traffic, stepping out of his car and yelling “Maniac!” at the man driving the public bus behind him
Easy tip number one, if you want to talk like a pirate: Add “me hearties” to the end of any sentence. The meaning is simple — “my friends, my mates” — said John “Ol’ Chumbucket” Baur, before offering as way of example, “Turn your head and cough, me hearties
Like many people, I have a “bucket list.” It’s something along the lines of the “top-10-things-to-see-or-do-before-you-die” lists published on travel Web sites.
Cosmetic adverts in Asia are targeting men with blunt campaigns aimed at skin color that one lawmaker labels racist.
A team of medical experts successfully separated Egyptian twin boys Hassan and Mahmoud on Saturday — the 21st procedure of this type to be performed in the kingdom, the nation’s leading surgeon said. “The twins, almost an hour ago, have been separated for the first time in their lives,” said Dr.