Day: September 23, 2011

Holy Qur’an questions answered

Source : Chatham Daily News When American pastor Terry Jones burned the Quran, Muslim-Canadian youth got fired up. Not with hate or revenge, but with a burning desire to show Canadians the similarities between Islam and Western religions. “We talk about the commonality, we don’t talk about the differences,” said […]

Another reason to quit Facebook!

Source:  Facebook’s New Grab for More Data The network’s new redesign aims to get you to provide more info they can use to serve you ads—and make more money. The question is whether users will be in control of privacy, says Justin Brookman. by Justin Brookman | September 23, 2011 1:33 AM […]

Palestinians submit UN statehood bid

Source: Yahoo News UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Defying U.S. and Israeli opposition, Palestinians asked the United Nations on Friday to accept them as a member state, sidestepping nearly two decades of failed negotiations in the hope this dramatic move on the world stage would reenergize their quest for an independent […]

Obama Sold Israel Bunker-Buster Bombs

Source: Eli Lake, NEWSWEEK (The Daily Beast) While publicly pressuring Israel to make deeper concessions to the Palestinians, President Obama has secretly authorized significant new aid to the Israeli military that includes the sale of 55 deep-penetrating bombs known as bunker busters, Newsweek has learned. In an exclusive story to […]

Clock ticks on Palestinian UN plan

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Diplomats struggled to find a formula on Thursday to avoid a clash over the Middle East as time ticked down on Palestinian plans to ask the United Nations to recognise their statehood, Reuters reported. President Mahmoud Abbas is pushing ahead with plans to submit the Palestinian […]