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Ghastly stories of US abuse of Iraqi women emerge

Shoks Mnisi Mzolo – Cii News Women continue to endure abuse and violation as a matter of course in Iraqi prisons. Many foreign soldiers, mainly from the United States of America – who raped, decapitated or tortured Iraqi women in areas such as Abu Ghraib – were able to evade …

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A new fad in Saudi Arabia: Divorce parties!

Arab News | 21 Jumadal Ula 1436/13 March 2015 I’m honored to invite you to my divorce party.” This is the type of invitation now being sent out by increasing numbers of women wanting to celebrate the end of their marriages. Just like weddings or graduation parties, these events are …

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   Saudi Arabia is the world’s biggest arms importer By: Agence France-Presse Source: The Guardian Saudi Arabia overtook India in 2014 as the world’s biggest importer of defense equipment, fuelled by tensions in the Middle East, according to a study published Sunday by respected analysts IHS Jane’s. Global defense trade currently stands …

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New York: both Eids officially recognized as school holidays

by Christopher Mathias Source: Huffing Post March 7, 2015 Posted by: MV Media   New York City is now the largest school district in the country to recognize two Muslim holidays on its official calendar. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday the addition of Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr to …

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SAA Apologises But Refuses to Honour Discounted Fare Mistake

Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News, 2015-03-05   South African Airways (SAA) has apologized to customers after erroneously advertising Johannesburg to Abu Dhabi business class fares for R858.72 on its website, but said it would not honour the mistakenly discounted fares In a letter to customers SAA said it deeply regrets …

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The Great Game In The Holy Land

  By Michael Schwartz 26 February, 2015 TomDispatch.com How Gazan Natural Gas Became the Epicenter of An International Power Struggle  Guess what? Almost all the current wars, uprisings, and other conflicts in the Middle East are connected by a single thread, which is also a threat: these conflicts are part of …

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Israeli Apartheid Week 2015 Kicks off in SA

  Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News, 2015-03-02 http://www.iawsouthafrica.com/   The 11th annual international Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) will be held in South Africa between the 2nd and 8th March 2015. IAW is an annual international series of events that raises awareness of Israel’s apartheid policies toward the indigenous Palestinians and …

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“Terrorism in South Africa” Claims – Here we Go Again…

By Ejaz Khan   First we had the “Terrorism in SA” fear mongering attempts in SA media all those years ago…Thankfully, those stories died a painful death, due to lack of any substance to the claims. Then they realized that ‘no name brands’ don’t sell too well, so they registered a …

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