By Veronica DeVore MAY 3, 2017 The University of Zurich, Switzerland’s largest university, recently launched its first “discovery semester” for refugees(Keystone) Students at Swiss universities have banded together to […]
May 04,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Rami G. Khouri I was in Doha, Qatar, Monday evening when Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, issued a new policy statement that amended some of the long-standing hardline positions on Israel in its charter. The next day I also took part in a public panel […]
By AFP – May 05,2017 – JORDAN TIMES A female fighter from the Syrian Democratic Forces, which consists of an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, stands near Tishreen Farms, some 17 kilometres north of Raqqa, on Tuesday (AFP photo) MAZRAAT TISHREEN, Syria — Dozens of black veils dotted […]
By AFP – May 05,2017 – JORDAN TIMES Russian mediator Alexander Lavrentiev, Iranian deputy foreign minister, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov and UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura attend the signing of a memorandum on creating safe zones in Syria during the fourth round […]
If Theresa May is happy to call out anti-Semitism in other parties, isn’t it time she addressed Islamophobia in her own?
The number of incidents is truly staggering. These have not, however, been sufficient for the Conservatives to hold an independent inquiry into Islamophobia Miqdaad Versi a day ago 252 comments It is quite reasonable to expect that in this day and age, all bigotry will be challenged and scrutinised rigorously. […]
Egyptian President al-Sisi is employing militia in the Sinai – a sign of how desperate his war against Isis has become
Egyptian police and soldiers are now attacked daily and civilians are disappearing, either for fear of Isis or because they are seized by the army’s ‘collaborators’ Robert Fisk Cairo @indyvoices […]