Day: November 19, 2011

Egypt: A revolution without justice

Source: Toronto Star Author: Sandro Contenta In the poor neighbourhood of Imbaba, the anger of a stunted revolution is nowhere more intense than in the homes of those who died for democracy. Their families face a revolution without justice, which for them is no revolution at all. By official count, […]

UK: The mother of all huggers

The humanitarian phenomenon Amma has now embraced 31 million people around the   world. We joined the queue. Given the chilliness of the winds whipping around north London, there is a   surprising number of people in flimsy white robes scurrying up the hill from   Wood Green station. Not that the Arctic […]

PA denies UN moves freeze report

By MOHAMMED MAR’I RAMALLAH: Senior Palestinian officials on Thursday denied reports that the Palestinian Authority has offered the United States a deal under which it would freeze all moves to achieve full membership for Palestine in various UN agencies until the end of January while the US and Israel would […]

Pilgrims urged not to overstay

By MD HUMAIDAN | ARAB NEWS JEDDAH: The Passport Department has urged all foreign pilgrims who have come for Haj to leave the Kingdom before the expiry of their visas. “Saudi regulations do not allow pilgrims overstaying their Haj visas,” it said. Brig. Ayed Al-Harbi, commander of the Passport Department […]