• Faisal Shahzad’s anti-Americanism

    Published on : 08 05 2010

    The man who tried to set off a car bomb in Times Square was a Pakistani. Why is this unsurprising? Because when you hold a burning match to a gasoline tank, the laws of chemistry demand combustion.

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  • Submissive Abbas to resume futile talks with arrogant Israel

    Published on : 04 05 2010

    Weak, desperate  and vulnerable to Israeli and western pressure, Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas has decided to resume what seems to be another  futile round of so-called “peace talks” with Israel.

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  • Israel Attacks and Obama Backs Down

    Published on : 21 04 2010

    The Israeli announcement about deporting the Palestinian “infiltrators” from Gaza to the Gaza Strip or to Jordan is the beginning of a new stage in the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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  • Thank you Netanyahu

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    I do not know how Benjamin Netanyahu thinks as the Prime Minister of Israel, but from what he has done so far it seems to us that this man is either a secret agent for the Arabs or that he is a megalomaniac who believes that he can do whatever he wishes to do!

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  • For Palestine’s Sake

    Published on : 12 04 2010

    In the Arab world, can we discuss any topic without mentioning Palestine? Though it is an odd question it is a perfectly legitimate one. It seems that raising important and complex issues such as education, health, public services, the judicial system, infrastructure and fighting corruption always comes to a dead end because of “the Palestinian […]

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  • Why Obama Used the Cover of Night for His Flying Visit?

    Published on : 06 04 2010

    By making a 6-hour unannounced trip to Afghanistan last night, Obama proved that his military strategy and surge of 30,000 troops, his morale-boosting propaganda, all have failed to make a dent. The Mujahideen have further driven the enemy into the corner, to the extent that  now he is  not able to visit Afghanistan in the […]

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  • Halal becomes big business

    Published on : 05 04 2010

    When my local delicatessen in France closed, it was replaced by a fast-food outlet selling halal fried chicken. When my local kosher butcher closed, it was replaced by a halal butcher. In my local supermarket, there is now a well-stocked halal section. Last week, I received a leaflet proposing Islamic banking services. Suddenly it seems […]

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  • Winds of a third intifada

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    For almost a year now, Israeli politicians accused President Mahmoud Abbas, repeatedly, of climbing a high tree by refusing to negotiate with Israel before Benjamin Netenyahu’s Government announces a full freeze of all settlement activities in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. In recent days, Abbas found his way down the tree by climbing the […]

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  • Dr Aafia’s detention

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    THE anger that one feels at the arbitrary arrest of Dr Aafia get further intensified as she completes seven years of detention. And thoughts inevitably turn to the fate of her three children, 9-year old Maryam and two young sons who went missing with her. Their abduction, for which her sister Dr Fouzia points a […]

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  • 1,000 Days have passed … but it’s tomorrow that counts

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    One thousand days ago, Gaza became the world’s largest outdoor prison, those are not my words, but the words of John Holmes, the UN’s chief humanitarian officer.

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