Day: June 15, 2015

What Has Islam Contributed to Western Culture

Some Right-Wing Europeans Say Islam Hasn’t Contributed to Western Culture. Here’s Why They’re Wrong  By Akbar Ahmed, 10 June, 2015 One of the right-wing tropes about Islam in Europe, which is making alarming inroads into the mainstream, is that it represents a “culture of backwardness, of retardedness, of barbarism” and […]

Endometriosis ‘risks miscarriage’

Source: BBC By James Gallagher; Health editor, BBC News website Women with endometriosis are more likely to lose the baby and need extra care, say fertility doctors. It is caused by the lining of the uterus being found elsewhere in the body including the ovaries or vagina. A study, on […]

Endometriosis 'risks miscarriage'

Source: BBC By James Gallagher; Health editor, BBC News website Women with endometriosis are more likely to lose the baby and need extra care, say fertility doctors. It is caused by the lining of the uterus being found elsewhere in the body including the ovaries or vagina. A study, on […]

15 tips to adjust your body for Ramadan

NURBANU KIZIL ISTANBUL PublishedJune 14, 2015 AA Photo With only a few days left till Ramadan, -considered by Muslims to be one of the holiest months in the Islamic calendar-, millions of people around the world are preparing to observe a month filled with fasting, prayer, and worship to feed […]

Niger’s answer to the Wild West

Agadez was once a jewel of the Sahara desert thronging with tourists Pick-up vehicles carryingmigrants hopingto reach Europe leavea clandestine shelterin Agadez.Image Credit: AFP The migrants in Agadez are mainly from West Africa.Image Credit: AFP PUBLISHED: 12:57 JUNE 15, 2015 AFP Agadez: Its stunning ancient mosque and atmospheric streets once […]

Niger's answer to the Wild West

Agadez was once a jewel of the Sahara desert thronging with tourists Pick-up vehicles carryingmigrants hopingto reach Europe leavea clandestine shelterin Agadez.Image Credit: AFP The migrants in Agadez are mainly from West Africa.Image Credit: AFP PUBLISHED: 12:57 JUNE 15, 2015 AFP Agadez: Its stunning ancient mosque and atmospheric streets once […]

Robert Fisk: America siding with ‘terrorists’ like al-Nusra? It’s not a conspiracy theory; History suggests otherwise, as well as intelligence reports

Most Used No apologies for returning today to the strange case of the “moderate” Jabhat  al-Nusra rebels, the throat-cutters and executioners who are playing the anti-Isis card to woo the US. Their leader, you may recall, told Qatar’s Al Jazeera channel that his al-Qaeda affiliated warriors will oppose both Isis […]

Robert Fisk: America siding with 'terrorists' like al-Nusra? It's not a conspiracy theory; History suggests otherwise, as well as intelligence reports

Most Used No apologies for returning today to the strange case of the “moderate” Jabhat  al-Nusra rebels, the throat-cutters and executioners who are playing the anti-Isis card to woo the US. Their leader, you may recall, told Qatar’s Al Jazeera channel that his al-Qaeda affiliated warriors will oppose both Isis […]