Day: July 22, 2015

A long battle with terror

DR. ZUHAIR AL-HARTHI     ARABNEWS.COM Published — Thursday 23 July 2015   Observing current events leads to the conclusion that instability and breaking our country’s social fabric are part of a systematic project to instil sectarianism in our society. The predators want to set off explosions from within. The […]

Overcoming Spiritual Laziness by Theresa Branch — Why “I’m spiritual, not religious” doesn’t really work “Spiritual but not religious” is a cliché among many young people, including Christians. “Why,” goes the question, “do I need church when I can pray anywhere?” A 2012 Pew Research Poll reports the appalling numbers. Twenty percent […]

Strong tremor rattles Kathmandu valley; epicenter in Bhrikutimandap

Recent Natural Disasters — Update 11:40 pm Nepal Seismological Center has confirmed magnitude 4.6 aftershock with epicenter inKathmandu. Below is the message posted by NSC: Due to some technical problem in National Seismological Center, location of 2015/07/22 22:14 earthquake was given in Sindhupalchok. Now we corrected the location of that event to Kathmandu. We are very […]

Erdoğan and the Arab Street

Erdoğan’s stances against Israel made him a hero in the eyes of Arabs, something they don’t usually see in their leaders Yeni Şafak | Haya Al-Atassi | 22 July 2015, 17:37 The mosques are our barracks The domes our helmets The minarets our bayonets The faithful our soldiers This sacred army guards […]

Anbar: A Tale of Two Offensives

BY PAUL IDDON Jul 22, 2015 U.S.-made Humvees being used by Shia militias against Daesh in Tikrit. When the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) lost control of Anbar’s provincial capital Ramadi just under a year after their infamous loss of Mosul to the marauding Islamic State (Daesh) group late last May […]

UAE criminalizes insult to religion

In this photo taken June 24, 2015, an imam leads evening prayers during the month of Ramadan at the Al Farooq Omar bin Al Khattab Mosque in Dubai. The UAE has outlawed religious or racial discrimination. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) AGENCIES    ARABNEWS.COM Published — Tuesday 21 July 2015 DUBAI: The […]