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MLA Lodges Complaint for Arrest of Egypts sisi

  Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News, 2015-06-09   The Muslim Lawyers Association (MLA) has lodged a complaint for the arrest of Egyptian Abdel Fatthah Al Sisi and other officials when they visit South Africa next week for the African Union Summit. Dubbed the Egyptian docket, it calls for the national …

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Meet Israel’s boycotters : BDS Israel

 aljazeera Israeli members of the BDS movement and pro-Palestinian activists explain why the world should stop supporting Israel. Carlo Gianferro | 08 Jun 2015 09:23 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Israel, Palestine Correction, 6/8/2015: An earlier version of this article suggested that all of those profiled are members of …

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Anti-Islam Armed Rally Outside Phoenix Mosque

Freedom of Speech V. Freedom of Religion: Anti-Islam Armed Rally Outside Phoenix Mosque By Abdus Sattar Ghazali 04 June, 2015 Countercurrents.org Amid recent rise in Islamophobia, an anti-Islam rally was held on Friday (May 29, 2015) outside the Phoenix mosque. This was the second anti-Islam rally outside this mosque within …

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7 million Umrah pilgrims expected in next 2 months

Saudi Gazette | 15 Shabaan 1436/03 June 2015 King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah is bracing itself to receive around 20,000 flights carrying more than 7 million Umrah pilgrims from Shabaan until the end of Ramadan. From the start of the current Umrah season which began on Nov. 23 …

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How Doctors Rob Patients

Sadly medical ethics seems to be as weak or absent as all other ethics in society. I can add a couple of my own horror stories of what Indian doctors did to me and my father. Will collect from them before Allahﷻ on the Day when we will all meet …

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Beyond The Middle East: The Rohingya Genocide

By Ramzy Baroud 29 May, 2015 Countercurrents.org “Nope, nope, nope,” was Australia’s Prime Minister, Tony Abbott’s answer to the question whether his country will take in any of the nearly 8,000 Rohingya refugees stranded at sea. Abbott’s logic is as pitiless as his decision to abandon the world’s most persecuted …

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US Rebukes Israel While Showering It With Arms And Favors

By Jonathan Cook 29 May, 2015 Countercurrents.org Nazareth: Only a few weeks into Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government, the intense strain of trying to square its members’ zealotry with Israel’s need to improve its international standing is already starkly evident. The conundrum was laid out clearly by Tzipi Hotovely, a young …

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FIFA scandal: Where are we now

2015-05-29 10:57 FIFA flag (file) Related Links CAF says FIFA vote should go on SA investigated FIFA – Jennings Putin condemns FIFA probe Wade Pretorius – Sport24 Cape Town – The world of football was thrown into disarray on Wednesday in Zurich when Swiss police swooped in on a luxury hotel …

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SA has a big fat problem – academic

South Africa has a fat problem, with women having a bigger problem than men and youth being the third most obese in the world, says a professor. Professor Hans de Ridder from North West University (Picture supplied by to NWU) ~  RELATED We have an absolute epidemic of obesity in SA …

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