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Insight – Islamic State crushes and coerces on march towards Baghdad – by Maggie Fick and Isra’ al-Rubei’i

(Reuters) – Using its own version of “soft” and “hard” power, the Islamic State is crushing resistance across northern Iraq so successfully that its promise to march on Baghdad may … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The systematic slaughter of the Shiites. But the world looks only to Israel

“Genocide of the Palestinian people” and “indiscriminate aggression” by Israel. These are the keywords that have characterized the media and debates in recent days with protests in the streets, shares … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Arab States align themselves with Israel against Shias? – by shabana syed

Imam hussein facing yazid a On tenth day of Ashura Muslims and in particular Shias commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Mohammed’s grandson about whom he said “Hussein … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Muawiyan admirers of Ali

    Today is 21 Ramadan (Ramzan), the day when almost 1350 years ago, Ali (a.s.), the first Imam of Shia Muslims and the fourth Rightly Guided Caliph of Sunni … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Saudi diplomats avoided drink-drive charges in UK because they have diplomatic immunity – but would be sentenced to 800 lashes if caught in Riyadh

  Two Saudi diplomats have avoided drink-drive charges in the UK because they have diplomatic immunity.  However, anyone caught drink-driving in Saudi’s capital Riyadh would face 800 lashes.  Mark Simmonds, … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

SOS from Iraq: 15,000 residents of Amirli in Iraq under siege of death by ISIS terrorists

  A small town in Kirkuk Iraq with a population of 15000 residents, most of them are Shia Turkemen and Sufi Sunni, is surrounded by the Islamic State (IS/ISIS) Salafi … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Daniel Pipes : Two classic articles on Saudi US relations

    The Scandal of U.S.-Saudi Relations “When it comes to the Saudi-American relationship, the White House should be called the ‘White Tent.’” - Mohammed Al-Khilewi, a Saudi diplomat who defected … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

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