Archive | April 10, 2014

Turkey’s actions in Syria see PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan go from model Middle East ‘strongman’ to tin-pot dictator Once a cuddly ally of Barack Obama, the Turkish Prime Minister has shown himself to be increasingly authoritarian

BY ROBERT FISK, THE INDEPENDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan used to be one of Barack Obama’s cuddliest allies. Religious but secular, powerful but democratic, independent but a reliable Nato chum, he was the kind of guy the White House and the Pentagon could rely on to provide a guiding hand in the Arab part of the […]

Dubai to host world peace conference 

    DUBAI: K.T. Abdurabbi    ARABNEWS.COM Dubai International Peace Convention is a perfect opportunity to illustrate Islam’s teachings of peace, said Hamad bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for World Peace and chairman of the Dubai International Peace Convention. Addressing a […]

Sports: ESPN broadcaster home for baseball game

Home, sweet home plate: Adnan Virk returns to native Canada to call Astros-Blue Jays by Kristen Hudak    KristenESPN posted 1 day agO All In A Day’s ‘Virk’Adnan Virk will work tonight’s game alongside analyst Eduardo Perez [pictured above, left]. They’re back on the road just two days after the duo’s Monday assignments took […]

Extremist Chaplains, Literature Flooding U.S. Prisons

The high number of former prison inmates involved in Islamic terrorism shows inroads the Saudi ‘Wahhabi machine’ in the U.S. By Ryan Mauro Wed, March 26, 2014 Related Stories The Virginia-based Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center, an extremist mosque attended by three of the 9/11 hijackers with extensive links to Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, is […]

Palestinian Christians: Israeli Police Spoiling Easter Celebrations in Jerusalem

 Published on Wednesday, 09 April 2014 13:10 Jerusalem/PNN Palestinian Christians in Jerusalem expressed concerns over Israeli Police measurements and security restrictions in the city during the Easter celebrations, which prevent the Christian worshipers from accessing holy sites in East Jerusalem, Haaretz reported on Wednesday. The auxiliary bishop of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, William Shomali, […]

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Putin warns Europe of gas shortages over Ukraine debts

Source: BBC COMMENTS (251) Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned European leaders that Ukraine’s delays in paying for Russian gas have created a “critical situation”. Pipelines transiting Ukraine deliver Russian gas to several EU countries and there are fears that the current tensions could trigger gas shortages. Armed pro-Russian separatists are holed up in official buildings […]

Legalize girl marriage at Nine ?

Source: CNN It is a descent into barbarism. This month’s plan by Iraqi parliamentarians to legalize girl marriage at nine follows the Pakistan Islamic Council’s demand last month that Pakistan abolish all legal restrictions on child marriage, the revelation that Syrian refugee girls are being sold into marriage against their will and the increased pressure […]

Time to Try a Third Way in Bosnia

Source: Balkan Insight: Note by the Editor: These days posted in newly opened mission in Croatia. Getting in depth knowledge of situation prevailing in Balkan states. The blockage of Bosnia’s EU path was formalized at the press conference of the European Commissioner for Enlargement, Stefan Fule, in Sarajevo on February 18, after the last round […]


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