Who owns America? Hint: It’s not China

Courtesy: CNN Here’s a quick and fascinating breakdown by total amount held and percentage of total U.S. debt, according to Business Insider: Hong Kong: $121.9 billion (0.9 percent) Caribbean banking centers: $148.3 (1 percent) Taiwan: $153.4 billion (1.1 percent) Brazil: $211.4 billion (1.5 percent) Oil exporting countries: $229.8 billion (1.6 […]

Polygamy OK, House Speaker Says

House of Representatives Speaker Marzuki Alie said on Friday that cabinet members practicing polygamy should not be replaced by the president just because of their personal lives. “Please don’t reshuffle the cabinet just because [a minister] has two wives. ” Marzuki said. “As long as it does not violate Shariah […]

Palestine, Now or Never

Palestine is people, culture and nation that cannot be denied nor oppressed by any force, no matter how powerful it claims to be – more you oppress the people, more they will rise with determination, foresight and power to seek freedom from foreign occupation and slavery of the few. “The […]

An Immune System Trained to Kill Cancer

Source: The New York Times PHILADELPHIA — A year ago, when chemotherapy stopped working against his leukemia, William Ludwig signed up to be the first patient treated in a bold experiment at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Ludwig, then 65, a retired corrections officer from Bridgeton, N.J., felt his life draining away […]

Finding peace in the village

Source: Vaughan today It’s 8:45 on an August night and the sidewalks of Ahmadiyya Avenue are illuminated with the vibrant colours of women and children in shalwar kameez. The unisex South-Asian cultural garb, traditionally worn in Pakistan, comes in an array of colours, though men generally wear white. While many […]

Smooth Haj transport system stressed

By BADEA ABU AL-NAJA | ARAB NEWS Published: Sep 16, 2011 23:23 Updated: Sep 16, 2011 23:23 MAKKAH: The Tawafa Organization for Non-Arab African Pilgrims has organized two workshops on the frequent transport system being implemented by Saudi authorities for the transportation of pilgrims from certain countries during the peak […]