Day: June 19, 2016

Croatia President Backs Early Elections

Source. Balkan Insight Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic announcing her decision after consultations. Photo: BETAPHOTO/HINA/Lana SLIVAR DOMINIC/MO After consultations with MPs, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic confirmed that Croatia will go into early elections, most likely in September. After MPs axed Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic and the government fell, 82 […]

Israel / Palestine: Clear rejection

Jun 18,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL In the 2002, the Arab world made a peace offer to Israel the Arab countries thought it could not refuse: normalisation of relations between the Arab region and Israel in exchange for a complete Israeli withdrawal from the occupied territories, including East Jerusalem, and […]

Different path

Source. Dawn.Com Ahmedis have been fair game, for abuse, torture and even murder, for a long time in Pakistan. It is not just that the state of Pakistan has declared them non-Muslims. People of this community also continue to face institutionalised and state-level discrimination, and there is almost an incessant […]

When Religion Is Hijacked By Hate

Source: Huffington Post By Rev. Susan Russell; Episcopal priest and activist from Pasadena, Calif. It has become so predictable that you can practically set your clock by it. I’m talking about the point after a national trauma when actual Christianity gets hijacked by someone spewing the kind of hateful, harmful […]

‘If Muslims are never mentally ill, then someone should study our population and see what makes us so resilient.’  WASHINGTON: Hours after Mohammad Abdulazeez fired 100 rounds into Chattanooga military offices, gunning down four Marines and a sailor before being killed by police, the emerging story was one of a “lone wolf” jihadist with possible ties to extremist groups abroad. But Abdulazeez’s family made a decision that would […]