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DA Trip to Middle East: The unanswered question

Ebrahim Moosa – Opinion | 19 Rabi uth Thani 1437/18 January 2017   The words of the leader of South Africa’s main opposition party were unmistakeable. “I will state this categorically for our Muslim South Africans, that I don’t have an agenda that is linked to any lobby group, designed …

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South Africa’s governing party slams DA trip to Zionist Apartheid Israel

  South African President: Don’t visit Israel South Africa’s Jacob Zuma calls on South Africans not to visit Israel in order to show solidarity with “the people of Palestine”. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/222973 Elad Benari, 09/01/17 05:06 Reuters South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma is calling on South Africans not to visit Israel in …

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Pig’s snout left at mosque ‘a hate crime’

  CRIME & COURTS / 9 January 2017, 06:58am Theolin Tembo This pig snout was left at Simons Town mosque. Picture: Facebook Cape Town – The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has expressed deep concern over the violation of the Simon’s Town mosque after a pig’s snout and blood were found outside its …

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Rohingya persecution enters darker phase in Myanmar

Cii Radio Retaliation linked to Muslim minority raises concerns of militancy with foreign backers Mosuna Begum buries her head in a yellow scarf to hide her tears and recounts what happened to her a few weeks ago outside her village home in the west of Myanmar. “A large number of …

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Demagogue-in-Chief

Published on Monday, December 12, 2016 by Truthdig Chris Hedges   Demagogues like Donald Trump, writes Hedges, “play to the inverted values of a decayed society.” (Cartoon: Mr. Fish / Truthdig) For Donald Trump, the presidency will be a vast stage for accommodating his megalomania and insatiable appetite for money. Those who …

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We are living in a post-truth, pre-Dajjal age

Ebrahim Moosa – Radio Islam International | 12 December 2016 A few weeks ago, Oxford Dictionaries released their choice for the Word of the Year 2016 – an annual exercise aimed at reflecting evolving words from the passing year in language. Its choice, whilst still gaining traction in popular usage, …

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ALEPPO, WHO CARES ANYWAY?

  At long last, Aleppo has fallen to over 50 000 Shia soldiers, including Alawites, Hezbollah, Iranian troops and other Shia mercenaries. They are supported by unprecedented bunker-busting Russian air power. But who cares anyway? The grand stadium has been turned into a mega arena of gory mass executions of …

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