Day: June 21, 2016

Video shows China bank employees being spanked

Source: BBC A video has surfaced online showing staff at a Chinese bank being publicly spanked for poor performance during a training session, sparking outrage. The video, first posted by the People’s Daily, shows a trainer asking eight employees why they did not “exceed themselves” at training. He then spanks […]

Exploiting the Orlando nightmare

Jun 20,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – James J. Zogby We woke up last Sunday morning to news of the senseless slaughter of 49 innocent people at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Because many of the victims were gay, it appeared that that was a hate crime. It was not long before […]

How to face new waves of terrorism

Jun 19,2016 -JORDAN TIMES – Amer Al Sabaileh Every day, the new tactics of Daesh prove more efficient in achieving two major goals — conducting terrorist attacks and piling pressure on the security apparatuses of many countries. Since the declaration of “the caliphate”, security challenges around the world have taken on […]

Iran vows ‘collapse of bloodthirsty regime’ after Bahrain strips top Shia cleric of nationality

Iran vows ‘collapse of bloodthirsty regime’ after Bahrain strips top Shia cleric of nationalityFootball icon David Beckham backs Remain with isolation warning – – Gmail  By Vasudevan Sridharan, June 21, 2016 04:52 BST Iran has promised Bahrain will “pay the price” after the Sunni monarchy stripped a top Shia cleric […]

Why triple Talaq should be abolished?

Following petitions by Muslim women in the Supreme Court, there has been an on-going debate about triple talaq (divorce) and the need for its abolition. The dominant views on the issue are either by the likes of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board or the Muslim women themselves. It signifies two extreme positions; continuation of status quo versus […]

Plight of Ahmadiyyas in Pakistan

Source: Asia Times. Although over 2 million Ahmadiyyas living in Pakistan follow the teachings of Quran, they are regarded as non-Muslims after a constitutional amendment passed 40 years ago during General Zia-ul Haq’s military regime. Today they are the most discriminated among minorities in Pakistan where police, clerics and courts […]