While the Theresa May regime in Britain has put the country on maximum alert with armed troops patrolling the streets following the Manchester terrorist bombing of Monday (May 23) night, news has emerged that the alleged bomber, Salman Abedi was known to the authorities.
The plight of 1600 Palestinian hunger strikers held illegally in Israeli dungeons has deteriorated so much that it has even moved the lethargic UN human rights body to react.
The most bizarre part of Donald Trump’s three-day visit to Saudi Arabia was his rambling speech to the Arabian potentates and Muslim heads of State from some 50 countries on May 21.
In keeping with the tradition of past presidential elections, Iranian voters returned President Hassan Rouhani to power for a second term with a comfortable majority in the May 19 presidential election.
Never before has an American regime been in such disarray as the one led by Donald Trump. Even Richard Nixon’s travails in 1973-1974 relating to the Watergate break-in do not come close.
As the Najdi Bedouins assemble their Arabian cousins and an assortment of Muslim rulers and dictators in Riyadh for a collective pledge of loyalty to the new master in the White House (aka Donald Trump), other news in the region appear to have fallen off the radar screen.
With a few days left for the presidential vote (May 19), Tehran mayor and a candidate in Iran’s 12th presidential election, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, withdrew from the race and threw his support behind the Principlist candidate, Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi.
Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey has plunged the US into a civil war like situation that few dare talk about in public.
At the University of Dar es Salam (Tanzania), the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies took a bold step in organizing a seminar under the theme, ‘Religion and Universal Human Values.’ Held on May 6 in the Nakrumah Conference Hall at the sprawling campus, there were three Christian and four Muslim speakers. The Christian speakers were from the Department of Philosophy while the Muslim speakers included two local ulama, a youth leader and ICIT Director Zafar Bangash. Nearly 500 people—mostly students from the university attended the one-day conference.
Canada’s intelligence agency, the ‘Canadian Security Intelligence Agency’ [CSIS] often indulges in behavior outside its mandate that most people find intimidating. The Canadian Parliament has set up a review committee—the ‘Security Intelligence Review Committee’ [SIRC]—that appears to be a toothless body unable to rein in the intelligence agency’s activities that go beyond its mandate, as the case of peace activist, Mr. Ken Stone shows. Read on…
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