Month: October 2016

Hurricane Matthew kills 26, bears down on Bahamas, US

Source: ET PORT-AU-PRINCE/GUANTANAMO, CUBA:  Hurricane Matthew churned toward the Bahamas and Florida’s east coast on Wednesday after killing 26 people in Haiti and prompting the hard-hit country to postpone a long-awaited presidential election. The hurricane, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, whipped Cuba and Haiti with 140 mile-per-hour (230 kph) […]

The need for positive thinking

Oct 06,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh A culture of negativity has been on the increase in our society for some time now, and it needs to be reversed. It is no denying that the Arab region has, since 2011 in specific, been going through particularly difficult times. Politically, […]

Face to face with Bin Laden

30 Years of The Independent Face to face with Bin Laden Speaking exclusively – and chillingly – to Robert Fisk, the ‘rebel leader’ openly plotted terror against the West   Robert Fisk 10 July 1996 Osama bin Laden, the fiercest opponent of the Saudi regime and of America’s presence in the […]

The desire for theocracy in the Muslim world can be partly understood through the failures of Western secularism.

The Atlantic Monthly: Ben Affleck has become an unlikely spokesman for a view on Islam held by many on the American left. In 2014, the actor made a now-famous stand against Bill Maher and Sam Harris in defense of Muslims, arguing that it’s wrong to make generalizations about the religion based on ideological extremists and […]