Victory for Ennahda – Why Tunisians Voted for the Islamists

Source: Spiegel International In a major setback for Tunisia’s elite, the Islamist Ennahda Party looks set to lead the country’s first democratically elected government. They appealed to the common people who sought greater credibility in politics. But concerns the country might soon become a new theocracy are exaggerated, because Tunisian Islamists are looking to […]

Crown Prince Sultan laid to rest

By GHAZANFAR ALI KHAN | ARAB NEWS World leaders pay homage to Crown Prince Sultan RIYADH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah together with a large number of Saudi royals, heads of state and high-ranking local and foreign officials, bade farewell to the late Crown Prince Sultan, deputy […]

Dangers of Halloween

Halloween exposes people to ‘sadism, sexual violence, torture’   Source/Credit: : Wednesday, October 26, 2011 , by B.Borg You may think it’s simply a spot of trick-or-treating but according to the Church’s Theological Commission, Halloween “runs contrary to the central belief of Christian eschatology”. As a Church, we are warning parents of Halloween’s […]

Israel and Palestine – Exchange of prisoners

Is one Israeli worth 1,000 Palestinians? Source/Credit:  / Wednesday, October 26, 2011 , by Abraham-B.Yehoshua The celebrations in Israel over the release of the kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit come after the Israeli government concluded that diplomatic rarity, an agreement with Hamas. It is as if the government had brought back an Israeli […]