Day: May 17, 2015

Troops flee as Ramadi falls to IS

Iraq security forces withdraw from Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s Anbar province, 115 kilometers west of Baghdad, on Sunday. (AP) | | A A http://platform.twitter.com/widgets/tweet_button.b169aa788731255dd55f1bb243b660e1.en.html#_=1431934989298&count=horizontal&counturl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.arabnews.com%2Fnode%2F748546&dnt=false&id=twitter-widget-0&lang=en&original_referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.arabnews.com%2Ffeatured%2Fnews%2F748546&size=m&text=Troops%20flee%20as%20Ramadi%20falls%20to%20IS%20%7C%20Arab%20News%3A&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.arabnews.com%2Fnode%2F748546%23.VVmYDGUYb4o.twitter&via=Arab_News https://apis.google.com/se/0/_/+1/fastbutton?usegapi=1&size=medium&hl=en-US&origin=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.arabnews.com&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.arabnews.com%2Fnode%2F748546&gsrc=3p&ic=1&jsh=m%3B%2F_%2Fscs%2Fapps-static%2F_%2Fjs%2Fk%3Doz.gapi.en_US.O2dKqTSvrno.O%2Fm%3D__features__%2Fam%3DAQ%2Frt%3Dj%2Fd%3D1%2Ft%3Dzcms%2Frs%3DAGLTcCN31nv75zCso9dFJ8XdRgDruLMOug#_methods=onPlusOne%2C_ready%2C_close%2C_open%2C_resizeMe%2C_renderstart%2Concircled%2Cdrefresh%2Cerefresh&id=I0_1431934989181&parent=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.arabnews.com&pfname=&rpctoken=10554579 http://www.facebook.com/v2.0/plugins/like.php?action=like&app_id=172525162793917&channel=http%3A%2F%2Fstatic.ak.facebook.com%2Fconnect%2Fxd_arbiter%2FNM7BtzAR8RM.js%3Fversion%3D41%23cb%3Df32b19ebfc%26domain%3Dwww.arabnews.com%26origin%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.arabnews.com%252Ff1d292fc0c%26relation%3Dparent.parent&container_width=0&font=arial&href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.arabnews.com%2Fnode%2F748546&layout=button_count&locale=en_US&ref=.VVmYDEYMtIs.like&sdk=joey&send=false&share=false&show_faces=false&width=90 AGENCIES Published — Monday 18 May 2015 Last Update 18 May 2015 4:12 am LATEST STORIES IN Featured Congratulatory calls received from Hollande, […]

Robert Fisk: Canada’s plan to make boycotting Isreal a ‘hate crime’ is stupid and counterproductive . The new law would put Jews and civil society groups on trial for anti-Semitism

I’ve never been keen on boycotts. The one against Italy for invading Abyssinia didn’t work. Nor did the arms blockade on Spain. I’m still not sure that boycotting South Africa really brought down apartheid. I rather suspect that the old racists simply realised they were hopelessly outnumbered by the blacks […]

Robert Fisk: Canada's plan to make boycotting Isreal a 'hate crime' is stupid and counterproductive . The new law would put Jews and civil society groups on trial for anti-Semitism

I’ve never been keen on boycotts. The one against Italy for invading Abyssinia didn’t work. Nor did the arms blockade on Spain. I’m still not sure that boycotting South Africa really brought down apartheid. I rather suspect that the old racists simply realised they were hopelessly outnumbered by the blacks […]