By Prof. James Petras
Global Research, April 22, 2014
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During the beginning of his first term in office President Obama promised “to remake the Middle East into a region of prosperity and freedom”. Six years later the reality is totally the contrary: the Middle East is ruled by despotic regimes whose jails are overflowing with political prisoners. The vast ...
Syria has announced it will hold a June 3rd presidential election, expected to return Bashar al-Assad to office, as fresh claims emerged of his regime's use of chemical weapons.
Syria's first presidential election -- after constitutional amendments scrapped a referendum system -- is to go ahead despite violence which has killed 150,000 people since March 2011.
Underlining the persistent violence, mortar fire ...
umm Abdillah, Radio Islam Programming - 2014.04.16
As we gear up for the 2014 South African general elections on 7 May to elect a new National Assembly as well as new provincial legislatures,Moulana Zunaid Jassat reminds us of the end objectives of leadership and governance.
Any talk of elections, especially democratic elections draws attention and focus toward leadership, governance and its different models. ...
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Courage is defined as bravery to sacrifice one’s life in order to protect one’s religious and worldly rights
Heroism is defined as to act calmly and to keep one’s temper by showing patience and perseverance when facing a terrifying event and extraordinary situation.
Our Prophet (pbuh) had those two characteristics in the perfect sense.
He was the bravest, the most courageous and ...
by Iain Gillespie
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Thousands of technology enthusiasts use it as the ultimate app, enabling them to lock and unlock their homes, cars, computers and mobile phones with a simple wave of a hand. But there’s a catch: they must have a microchip inserted into their bodies.
The idea may seem weird, and painful, but human microchipping appears to appeal not ...
Bint Assalaam – Cii News | 15 Jumadal Ukhra 1435/16 April 2014
South Africans are gripped by the trial of a celebrity who shot his
girlfriend claiming to have mistaken her for a burglar. Because burglaries
are common in SA. While the world is absorbed by the embarrassing details
of it, the nation is divided into three groups about it. The “he’s innocent
until proven guilty”, ...