Day: June 10, 2016

Performed Umrah? Stay home

ARAB NEWS | Published — Friday 10 June 2016 JEDDAH: Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh, who heads the Council of Senior Scholars, has urged Muslims who have undertaken many Umrah trips to refrain for entering Makkah, so that others have a chance to perform the rituals. Al-Asheikh said it […]

A new Cold War?

Jun 09,2016 -JORDAN TIMES – Jonathan Power George Orwell, the author of “Animal Farm” and “1984”, was the first person to use the phrase “Cold War” in a 1945 newspaper article, written just after the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He argued that “the surface of the Earth is being […]

No peace on the horizon

Jun 09,2016 -JORDAN TIMES – George S. Hishmeh The French-sponsored conference that was attended by senior representatives of 26 countries, including senior French and American officials, has failed to outline the next step towards reaching the two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict now approaching 50 years. This disappointing outcome underlines the […]