Day: October 19, 2012

Pork Sold as Beef in Sweden

Source: BBC Sweden’s National Food Agency has issued a warning after as much as 20 tonnes of meat labelled as beef turned out to be coloured pork.             An investigator at the agency, Pontus Elvingson, told the BBC that tests were still being done to […]

Saudi Nightmares

Saudi Nightmares by Robert D. Kaplan and Kamran Bokhari May 15, 2012 | 1613 GMT The Saudi royals live with an all-consuming fear — that of an American understanding with Iran. The Saudis know that the American estrangement from Iran is unnatural and cannot go on forever. It has already […]

Racism in the Arab-World against Muslims of other race!

Editors note: Title changed Source: Express Tribune Brigadier (retd) Mehboob Qadir, who was Director General (SPAFO) of Pakistan Armed Forces deputationists to the Saudi Armed Forces from 1998 to 2002, noted in a recent article: “Pakistanis together with expatriates from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Philippines, Indonesia, etc, are called ‘miskeen’ […]

Malala out of coma, standing with support: UK media

Express Tribune: BIRMINGHAM: Malala Yousufzai has come out of her coma and is trying to stand for the first time since the shooting, Express News reported on Friday. Malala, international media said, was now out of danger. The BBC tweeted an update saying: Pakistani teenager #Malala Yousafzai standing for first time since being shot by […]

The alliance from hell

Source: Asia Times: By Dilip Hiro The United States and Pakistan are by now a classic example of a dysfunctional nuclear family (with an emphasis on “nuclear”). While the two governments and their peoples become more suspicious and resentful of each other with every passing month, Washington and Islamabad are […]

Children Jokes Ends in Chaotic

Source: CHAOTIC situation ensued on Friday afternoon in Mbagala area, Dar es Salaam leading to destruction of three churches, (Anglican, Seventh Day Adventists and Pentecost), vehicles including that of the District Police Commander (OCD) and stealing of church choir musical instruments. The mayhem was reported to have been started […]

Mecca over Marx:

Source: TOI KOLKATA: A West Bengal CPM stalwart is on a pilgrimage to Mecca. Days ahead of embarking on Haj, Abdur Rezzak Mollah, credited for sounding an early warning on the Left Front’s disastrous land acquisition policy, insisted his faith in Karl Marx figured way below his absolute devotion to […]