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Starving to death in the Syrian town of Madaya

Residents in besieged Syrian town forced to eat insects, plants to avoid starvation Agencies | 26 Rabi ul Awwal/07January 2015 Up to 40,000 civilians are slowly starving to death in the Syrian town of Madaya, activists have warned, after six months under a punishing siege. Encircled by land mines and …

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Egypt’s continued strangulation of Gaza

New York Times and Agencies | Something drove Ishaq Khalil Hassan, 28, into the Mediterranean last week, to walk naked in the shallow surf, to attempt what has become all but impossible for Palestinians: an escape from the Gaza Strip. Palestinian officials insisted that Mr. Hassan, who tried to wade …

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Saudi Regime pumps in $8 billion more to prop up dictator Sisi

Saudi Gazette | 05 Rabi ul Awwal 1437/17 December 2015 Egypt’s dictator/puppet el-sisi thanked the Kingdom for its valued support for Egypt and its people. King Salman on Tuesday pledged a total of SR30 billion ($8 billion) in investment and aid to Egypt over the next five years. The King …

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Why Won’t Israel Return The Body Of A 14-Year-Old Girl?

By Budour Youssef Hassan 16 December, 2015 The Electronic Intifada It is hard to believe that Hadil Awwad’s room has been abandoned for more than two weeks. It is clean, tidy and smells beautiful. Teddy bears of many colors are scattered on the two sides of her bed. Hadil received …

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Mataf bridge to be removed after 3 months

  ARAB NEWS Published — Sunday 13 December 2015 MADINAH: The process of dismantling the Mataf bridge encircling the Kaaba will begin after three months and will be completed by Ramadan to make room for 105,000 pilgrims to perform tawaf in one hour. Before the expansion, only 48,000 pilgrims could …

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Critics Denounce ‘Muslim’ Label on San Bernardino Attacks

Analysts and Critics Denounce ‘Muslim’ Label on San Bernardino Attacks   Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News, 2015-12-05   Critics in the US say the religion of the attackers who went on a shooting rampage in California should not be become the main focus of the investigation after the FBI announced …

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‘France likely to close more than 100 Masaajid’

Al Jazeera | 20 Safar 1437/03 December 2015 France is likely to close up to 160 mosques in the coming months as part of a nationwide police operation under the state of emergency which allows places of worship that promote ‘radical’ views to be shut down, one of the country’s …

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