Day: September 6, 2015

OIC seeks world help for Syrians

In this May 10, 2014 file photo, the Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Iyad Madani speaks to The Associated Press during an interview at his office in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (AP) ARAB NEWS Published — Monday 7 September 2015 JEDDAH: The secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation […]

The price of European indifference

Sep 06,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – Bernard-Henri Lévy Europe’s migration debate has taken a disturbing turn. It began with the creation of the catch-all concept (a legal freak) of a “migrant”, which obscures the difference, central to the law, between economic and political migration, between people escaping poverty and those driven […]

Muslims threaten Europe’s Christian identity, Hungary’s leader says

Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor Orban, has made nationalistic and controversial statements in the past. But with his country emerging as a main gateway for refugees trying to reach richer European nations, his words suddenly carry much heavier weight. On Thursday, Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper published an op-ed by Orban in which he claimed […]

Palestinian TV teen given German residency

Photo: Norddeutsche Rundfunk/Screenshot Palestinian TV teen given German residency Published: 05 Sep 2015 11:29 GMT+02:00 A Palestinian teen threatened with deportation who burst into tears during a televised debate with German Chancellor Angela Merkel has got a residency permit for “humanitarian reasons,” a statement said Friday. In the encounter last […]

Polio’s last stand

Sep 05,2015 – JORDAN TIMES   It has been a tough year for Nigeria. In the last 12 months, the country has suffered attacks by child suicide bombers and brutal massacres by Boko Haram. The vast majority of the 276 schoolgirls abducted in Chibok last year are still missing. And […]