Day: July 28, 2014

“Only Islam bothers me more and more,”

Source: The Local  “I don’t believe in God, but at the same time Christianity, Judaism or Buddhism don’t bother me. Only Islam bothers me more and more,” wrote Nicolaus Fest, vice editor-in-chief of the Bild am Sonntag newspaper in the editorial published on Sunday. Fest then laid out why Islam’s […]

"Only Islam bothers me more and more,"

Source: The Local  “I don’t believe in God, but at the same time Christianity, Judaism or Buddhism don’t bother me. Only Islam bothers me more and more,” wrote Nicolaus Fest, vice editor-in-chief of the Bild am Sonntag newspaper in the editorial published on Sunday. Fest then laid out why Islam’s […]

What Would Jesus Do in Gaza?

Source: The Daily Beast PARIS — As the slaughter continues in Gaza, as bodies rain from the sky over Ukraine, as barbaric jihadists conquer swathes of Syria and Iraq, butchering their enemies and erasing the history of the Bible and of humankind, it seems empathy, sympathy, diplomacy and prayer are […]

JORDAN: THE GEOPOLITICAL SERVICE PROVIDER by Emmanuel Comolet

An interesting study on Jordan, by the Brookings Institute: (February 2014) http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/research/files/papers/2014/02/jordan%20geopoltical%20service%20provider%20comolet/arab%20econpaper4comolet%20v2.pdf Editor’s note: What the researchers did not realize: Why is Jordan ‘a island of peace’ among ‘troubled nations’? The main reason, as understood ‘in the streets of Amman’, is the fact that the neighbours (Israel) and ‘friends’ close […]

US, EU impose ban on PIA cargo service

Theloadstar: The European Union and United States have imposed ban on the PIA cargo service over improper security arrangements, ARY News reported. The European Union (EU) and United States authorities have written a letter to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to stop the airlines’  cargo service in EU and the US […]