Day: December 2, 2015

Abandoning Libya is a mistake

LINDA S. HEARD Published — Wednesday 2 December 2015 The self-assigned capital of Daesh, Raqqa, is being pounded from the air, forcing fighters to send their families across the border to Mosul for safety. For the West, the Paris attacks have been a game changer. Now that Daesh commanders have […]

How Israeli media misread the Intifada

Dec 01,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – RAMZY BAROUD Israeli commentators Yaron Friedman, of Ynet News, and Haviv Rettig Gur, of The Times of Israel, are clueless about the driving force behind the Palestinian mobilisation and collective struggle. In two recent articles, and with unmistakable conceit, they attempted to highlight what they […]

France shuts mosque; arrests man in crackdown

PARIS, FRANCE: Police shut a mosque east of Paris and arrested the owner of a revolver found in related raids on Wednesday as part of a crackdown called after the November 13 attacks on the capital, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said. He told journalists that authorities had closed another two mosques […]