Day: May 10, 2012

Why girls are the solution to ‘overpopulation’

By NOWELL SUKKAR BLACKLAW ARABNEWS In the midst of rapid, constant and never-ending change it is easy to overlook one of the fundamental causes at the core of many social, economic and environmental problems… “overpopulation.” Demographers, environmentalists and scientists estimate that the earth has the capacity to support and sustain […]

Presidential vote splits Egypt’s strict Islamists

By TAMIM ELYAN | REUTERS ARABNEWS ALEXANDRIA, Egypt: At Al-Taqwa mosque in Egypt’s second biggest city, a preacher defends his ultra-orthodox Salafi group’s decision to endorse Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh, an Islamist who casts himself as a moderate, in this month’s presidential election. “Don’t consider his media statements only. He […]