Month: February 2018

Agitator at large:

Source: Dawn Tahirul Qadri is a man of many hats. Priest, protester, politician, public orator. He wears each with the same conviction. He weaves in and out of Parliament, the country and the political landscape effortlessly. Well, almost. Sometimes it goes horribly wrong. In 2014, the Punjab police tried to […]

USA: Islamic group launches hijab billboard campaign in Illinois

Islamic group launches hijab billboard campaign,” by Marcella Raymond, WGN, February 19, 2018:http://wgntv.com/2018/02/19/islamic-group-launches-hijab-billboard-campaign/ OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. —  A local Islamic group launched a billboard campaign Monday to educate people about the hijab, the headscarf that’s often worn by Muslim women. The billboards are the first of their kind in the country, designed […]

Fifteen years later

Feb 19,2018 – JORDAN TIMES – James J. Zogby Over the next few weeks, I want to take a look back to February and March of 2003, to those fateful days leading up to the Bush administration’s disastrous invasion and occupation of Iraq. I remember all too well the lies […]

Günter Blobel, Nobel Laureate Who Found Cell ‘ZIP Codes,’ Dies at 81

Günter Blobel, a molecular biologist who was awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering that proteins in any living cell have virtual ZIP codes that guide them to where they can help regulate body tissues, organs and chemistry, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 81. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/19/obituaries/gunter-blobel-nobel-laureate-who-found-cell-zip-codes-dies-laureate-who-found-cell-zip-codes-dies-at-81.html&eventName= A spokeswoman for […]