Day: April 10, 2014

Turkey’s actions in Syria see PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan go from model Middle East ‘strongman’ to tin-pot dictator Once a cuddly ally of Barack Obama, the Turkish Prime Minister has shown himself to be increasingly authoritarian

BY ROBERT FISK, THE INDEPENDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan used to be one of Barack Obama’s cuddliest allies. Religious but secular, powerful but democratic, independent but a reliable Nato chum, he was the kind of guy the White House and the Pentagon could rely on to provide a guiding hand in […]

Turkey’s actions in Syria see PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan go from model Middle East ‘strongman’ to tin-pot dictator Once a cuddly ally of Barack Obama, the Turkish Prime Minister has shown himself to be increasingly authoritarian

BY ROBERT FISK, THE INDEPENDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan used to be one of Barack Obama’s cuddliest allies. Religious but secular, powerful but democratic, independent but a reliable Nato chum, he was the kind of guy the White House and the Pentagon could rely on to provide a guiding hand in […]

Dubai to host world peace conference 

    DUBAI: K.T. Abdurabbi    ARABNEWS.COM Dubai International Peace Convention is a perfect opportunity to illustrate Islam’s teachings of peace, said Hamad bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for World Peace and chairman of the Dubai […]

Importance of the Prophet’s Sunnah

Sheikh Ubayd Al-Jabiri Published — Friday 11 April 2014 As the Qur’an is revelation of Allah to Muhammad (peace be upon him), the Sunnah likewise — not a third of it; not half of it; not two-thirds of it; not three-fourths of it; and not nine-tenths of it — all […]

Brandeis Gets It Right on Islam

Huff Post: by Eric H. Yoffie — The task of American Jews and all Americans is to join with our Muslim friends in the fight against religious fanaticism in Islam and in all other religious traditions; it is to promote the values of justice, love, and moderation that are common […]

Extremist Chaplains, Literature Flooding U.S. Prisons

The high number of former prison inmates involved in Islamic terrorism shows inroads the Saudi ‘Wahhabi machine’ in the U.S. By Ryan Mauro Wed, March 26, 2014http://www.clarionproject.org/analysis/extremist-chaplains-literature-flooding-us-prisons Related Stories The Virginia-based Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center, an extremist mosque attended by three of the 9/11 hijackers with extensive links to Hamas […]

Palestinian Christians: Israeli Police Spoiling Easter Celebrations in Jerusalem

 Published on Wednesday, 09 April 2014 13:10 Jerusalem/PNN Palestinian Christians in Jerusalem expressed concerns over Israeli Police measurements and security restrictions in the city during the Easter celebrations, which prevent the Christian worshipers from accessing holy sites in East Jerusalem, Haaretz reported on Wednesday. The auxiliary bishop of the Latin […]

Legalize girl marriage at Nine ?

Source: CNN It is a descent into barbarism. This month’s plan by Iraqi parliamentarians to legalize girl marriage at nine follows the Pakistan Islamic Council’s demand last month that Pakistan abolish all legal restrictions on child marriage, the revelation that Syrian refugee girls are being sold into marriage against their […]

Time to Try a Third Way in Bosnia

Source: Balkan Insight: Note by the Editor: These days posted in newly opened mission in Croatia. Getting in depth knowledge of situation prevailing in Balkan states. The blockage of Bosnia’s EU path was formalized at the press conference of the European Commissioner for Enlargement, Stefan Fule, in Sarajevo on February […]

Greece Dives Back Into the Bond Market

ATHENS — Europe’s leaders have been preaching austerity for years, arguing that only deep budget cuts will revive the economy and inspire the necessary confidence among investors. Now, they have symbolic proof, as Greece returns to the capital markets with plans to begin selling long-term bonds on Thursday. The deal […]

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