Day: November 13, 2011

Terror, revenge engulf Nato’s Libya

The “new Libya” has entered its own “Terror” which is spreading inexorably, aided by NATO member states including American, French and British SAS units known locally as “disappearance squads”. This is one of the rapidly developing consequences of the UN’s rush to “protect Libya’s civilian population” last spring. And it […]

Law of the Jungle in Libya

Exclusive: The murder of Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi was widely hailed in the West as a just outcome. But it involved powerful nations making up the rules as they went along, the law of the jungle disguised as international justice, observes Peter Dyer. By Peter Dyer If there is one […]

Muhammadiyah Bans Smoking

The country’s second-largest Islamic group has thrown its full weight behind efforts to rid Indonesia of its heavy smoking habit. After issuing a fatwa in March 2010 to tell its tens of millions of followers that it was religiously unacceptable to light up, Muhammadiyah is now set to declare all […]

Pakistan Army on board peace talks: Singh

Published: November 13, 2011 Two days after he and his Pakistani counterpart resolved to write a‘new chapter’ in relations between their countries, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday that Pakistan’s powerful military was fully on board in carrying forward the peace process, reports The Economic Times. “I did discuss with […]

PML-N warns army, ISI to stop supporting PTI

Published: November 13, 2011 LAHORE: The frantic political stir created by the up-and-coming Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has provoked opposing reactions on Saturday from the two heavyweight parties of the country, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). While Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani calmly shrugged off talk […]

Malta: Elderly people face crisis

Source/Credit:, Sunday, November 13, 2011 , by-M.Xuereb The provision of care homes for the elderly is reaching crisis point with people waiting to get into a state-run home outnumbering residents, statistics show. There are 1,107 people on the waiting list to be admitted to one of the eight government homes, which […]

Koran Exhibition in Delhi Shut Down By Indian Islamic Clerics; Ahmadi Muslims Accused of Distributing ‘Distorted’ Koran

  Source: MEMRI.ORG: November 13, 2011 A visitor at the Koran exhibition in Delhi (image courtesy: Roznama Ummat) In September 2011, Ahmadiyya Jamaat India held what was to be a three-day exhibition, from September 23-25, on the Koran and Islam’s message at the Constitution Club in New Delhi. However, the exhibit was […]

ArabNews Editorial: Next move

It is now clear the Palestinians have no majority backing for full UN membership. The Security Council deadlock over the bid for UN membership, which was their ultimate diplomatic prize, has left the Palestinian leadership with only a few options. They have to decide whether to call a vote on […]

Romney, Gingrich at GOP debate: We’d go to war to keep Iran from getting nuclear weapons

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich said at the Republican presidential debate here Saturday night that they would be willing to go to war to keep Iran from attaining nuclear weapons if all other strategies failed. http://cnettv.cnet.com/av/video/cbsnews/atlantis2/cbsnews_player_embed.swf Romney said that if “crippling sanctions” and other strategies fail, military […]