Day: February 26, 2017

(Syria not sufficiently destroyed yet:) US to supply heavy weaponry, armored vehicles to YPG-dominated group in northern Syria

DAILY SABAH WITH AGENCIES ISTANBUL A convoy carrying military aid to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) drive near the northeastern Syrian city of Hasaka, Syria February 24, 2017. Picture taken February 24, 2017. Spokesman Talal Sello of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which is dominated by the PKK’s Syria offshoot, […]

Following Trump’s cancellation of his appearance at the correspondents’ dinner, it’s not certain if the press corps will survive much longer

At the current rate of progress, every media outlet other than Fox, Breitbart, a couple of other white supremacist outlets and a few doolally Christian networks will find itself banned from the building by Wednesday afternoon Matthew Norman @IndyVoices While it isn’t always easy to be a huge fan of […]

Source: CNN (CNN)What do you do when you see or hear something strange and want to learn more? Perhaps no one around you knows, so you go online or turn […]

USA: Ahmadi Muslim women’s annual interfaith event promotes ‘loyalty to one’s nation’

Source:  http://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/news/local/muslim-women-s-annual-interfaith-event-saturday-will-promote-loyalty/article_80e654bc-f9d7-11e6-9278-3b33e009e0ec.html The Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association’s annual interfaith women’s event at the Al-Nasr Mosque on Bridge Street has united women from all faiths for almost 20 years. WILLINGBORO — After 12 years in America, Amtul Wadood is still grateful she can go to the grocery store on her own […]

Bangladesh: Living in fear – 11 Ahmadiyya families in Kushtia ostracised

Source: http://www.thedailystar.net/backpage/living-fear-1367422 By Amanur Aman | thedailystar.net Eleven Ahmadiyya Muslim families at Moheshkhola village in the district’s Mirpur upazila have been living in insecurity after some local religious fundamentalists ostracised them. Around 56 members of the families feared attacks from the fanatics who want them to be declared non-Muslims. Fundamentalists asked villagers not to […]

A return to confusion

Source: Dawn Military operations work. Where they are meant to recover territory, they do. Swat is steady and North Waziristan no more terror central. Where operations are meant to deny free movement to militants, they do. Bajaur, Mohmand, South Waziristan — none of them truly normal, but a long way […]