Day: August 16, 2012

ARAB NEWS – Islamic Solidarity Summit

Final Communiqué of Extraordinary Islamic Solidarity Summit Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah speaks during the OIC summit in Mecca.    |    |  A A!YLz4zcRjznaA2Lb5GQ%2Fd%3D1%2Frs%3DAItRSTOZFeBWoUW9R3WD-JeCrvEkHSfOUQ#id=I1_1345175140157& ARAB NEWS Friday 17 August 2012 Islamic solidarity Summit’s complete Final Communiqué The Summit was briefed on the reports and recommendations submitted to it […]

Children Who Spend Three-Quarters of Their Time in Sedentary Behavior-Nine Times Poorer Motor Coordination

ScienceDaily (Aug. 13, 2012) — Children who spend more than three-quarters of their time engaging in sedentary behaviour, such as watching TV and sitting at computers, have up to nine times poorer motor coordination than their more active peers, reveals a study published in the American Journal of Human Biology. The study, […]

FIJI NEWS – PM warns the academics on Constitution

FBainimarama criticizes constitution appointee   Posted Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:37pm AEST PHOTO: Fiji’s military commander, and prime Prime minister, Frank Bainimarama. (ABC) MAP: Fiji Fiji’s Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama, has warned the academic charged with drafting the Pacific nation’s new constitution to concentrate on his job and not get involved in politics. Commodore Bainimarama, who […]

Hate crime legislation

Express Tribune: Farahnaz Ispahani. Pakistan has become a brutal place to live, especially if you are a member of a religious minority. Most observers agree that the country is being swept by a rising tide of hate encouraged by unbridled hate speech. Hate speech is defined as any spoken or physical […]

Several Umrahs on the same journey

Author: Edited by Adil Salahi, Arab News Staff Monday 27 August 2001 Q. How many Umrahs can one offer on the same journey? Is it possible to offer the Umrah on behalf of deceased parents and relatives? If so, where does one start his ihraam? If one’s parents are alive […]

Syria’s OIC suspension ‘unfair’: Iran

TEHRAN – Iran on Thursday slammed a decision by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to suspend Syria’s membership, calling the step against its key ally “unfair and unjust.” “Syria should have been invited to the summit to defend itself,” Iran’s foreign minister Ali Akbar Salehi told the official IRNA news […]

Is Paul Ryan the right pick – history does’t bode well Peculiar. The Republicans spent their primary campaigns pushing aside Tea Party types such as Rick Santorum and Michele Bachmann in favour of Mitt Romney, someone who would have more appeal to moderate America. Now moderate Mitt redefines himself by choosing bare-knuckled conservative Paul Ryan as his running mate. More […]