It’s a Total war, monsieur

Source: Asiatimes on Line By Pepe Escobar Call it the Friends of Libya war; the R2P war (as in “responsibility to protect” Western plunder); the Air France war; the Total war; anyway, the “friends” had a blast spinning their win in Libya, which magically is not in Africa anymore. It has […]

What really happened on September 11, 2001?

by Bernard Léchot, swissinfo.ch Ten years on from the attacks in the United States which killed nearly 3,000 people, questions about the fateful day still remain unanswered. swissinfo.ch spoke to three Swiss specialists who have sifted through the official and unofficial versions. “When I saw the second plane – indicating […]

Chilling accounts

SOURCE: ARABNEWS The WikiLeaks spotlight is once again trained on American war crimes in Iraq WikiLeaks finds itself in the spotlight all over again. The decision of the whistleblower website to put its full “unredacted” archive of more than 250,000 US government cables online has led to an uproar in […]

Turkish warplanes bomb Kurdish militants in Iraq

Source: Reuters (Reuters) – Turkish war planes bombed Kurdish guerrilla positions in Iraq Sunday, while in southeast Turkey insurgents killed two soldiers and two village militia members in separate weekend attacks. Fighters of the main Kurdish separatist militant group, the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), operate from camps in the Qandil […]

Zheng He: A Chinese Muslim Admiral!

Source / Courtesy: Wikipedia Zheng He (1371–1433, 鄭和 / 郑和; pinyin: Zhèng Hé), also known as Ma Sanbao (馬三寶 / 马三宝) and Hajji Mahmud Shamsuddin (Persian: حاجی محمود شمس) was a Hui-Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat and fleet admiral, who commanded voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and East Africa, collectively […]

Dirt could be good for you

Source: Times of India As a parent have you frowned or watched in disgust as your kids stuff a handful of mud into their mouths while playing? Well you can relax, the next time this happens. For research suggests that eating mud or clay could actually be good for the […]