Sunday, July 16, 2017

What's behind the demand to shut down Al Jazeera?

July 16, 2017

Tensions mount as al-Aqsa remains closed

Palestinians have denounced the closure, which follows a deadly shooting attack, as a violation of religious freedoms.

Will Mohammed Dahlan return to lead Gaza?

A confluence of interests between Egypt, the UAE and Hamas are paving the way for the exiled strongman's return.

Is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war?

On the 50th anniversary of its bloody civil war, Nigeria is struggling to prevent another.

India suspends ban on trade of cattle for slaughter

The federal law enacted in May had prohibited sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter at animal markets.

Why Trump's foreign policy is dangerous

Trump's defiance of orthodox US foreign policy isn't dangerous. Rather it's his failure to form a coherent alternative.

Escaping Aleppo only to encounter violence in Germany

In Freital, Abu Hamid and his fellow refugees were attacked by right-wing Germans, who could be convicted of terrorism.

Why are we so drawn to Game of Thrones?

We are drawn to GOT in this particular time in our contemporary 'post-truth' world because its fiction is truthful.

Why is neoliberalism back in Latin America?

Neoliberalism destroyed Latin America in the 1990s. Today it is being reintroduced - and it will wreak havoc again.


What's behind the demand to shut down Al Jazeera?

The Saudi-led group appears to be backing down on its demand to shut down Al Jazeera.

Making Waves: Morocco's Surfer Girl

Teenager Oumaima Erhali is breaking stereotypes on what it means to be a Muslim female surfer.

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