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Yet another adventure

August 11, 2014

Whenever there is a political shift at hand, the whole country suffers its consequences. Every giant movement brings repercussions. The three socio-economic class systems as explained by the sociologists are upper class which are the elite of the society and enjoys the most influential and comfortable position...

Shadi Rohana This fragment of Pablo Neruda’s Espana en el Corazon (Spain in the Heart) was first published in Santiago de Chile in 1937 as an ode to the Republican martyrs and fighters in the war against fascism in Spain. On July 22, these words were recited in Mexico City for the opening of Gaza en el corazon poetry reading, which was part of a series of events...

A new era for Turkey

August 11, 2014

Harun Yahya Sunday is a big and important day for Turkey. The president of the Republic of Turkey will be elected, and this time, for the first time, by the people. Although the polls give a more or less general idea, a notable silence reigns among the public. Will this election respond to their demands? Turkey has suffered severe crises in the past due to disagreements...

Thank you for saving the day President Obama, all for the sake of preventing a genocide in Iraqi Kurdistan. Thousands of Yazidi Kurds roaming the Sinjar mountains have been waiting for your invaluable help for the last seven days: Scores of people have died of thirst and exhaustion because you took your time to react, but as they say, better late than never. The Christians...

Rasheed Abou-Alsamh The US decision to bomb targets of the Islamic State (IS) in northern Iraq, announced by a visibly unhappy President Barack Obama on Thursday night, was the right thing to do. But will it be enough, or is it too little, too late? With the terrible war between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip over the past four weeks, the world’s attention...

Sabur Ali Sayyid Imran and Qadri are promising the moon to the nation, for sure. To begin with, the socio-political and economical structure of Pakistan...

Mohammad AlRumaihi   In one of his most important statements, the 16th century Italian thinker Niccolo Machiavelli observes: “For, in truth, there is no sure way of holding [a province] other than by destroying it.” This is exactly what Israel is doing to Gaza, for a month now, and the death toll is approaching 2,000, following the resumption of Israeli attacks...

P.G. Bhaskar   It’s been happening stealthily. Little by little, it has crept upon us and numbed us. Now, I think we are stuck with it. Quality is pretty much dead. Goodbye, great service. It has touched every profession, every aspect of life. Look at airlines. I took my first flight when I was in my twenties. Till then I had only heard of those wonderful flying...

Dima Khatib   Let’s advocate for Palestine’s right to be a full member at the United Nations.” The voice is very familiar to any Venezuelan or anyone living in Venezuela. Heard in small recorded sentences, it comes out every now and then, scattered between commercial ads on a local radio station. “We want peace. We want the aggression on Palestine...

Farhan Bokhari   Clashes between Pakistan’s police and followers of Tahirul Qadri, an Islamic preacher, on Friday in parts of the Punjab province, have clearly set the pace for coming events. They have also indicated a growing tendency under the regime of Pakistan’s prime minister Nawaz Sharif to opt for an overkill in dealing with anti-government dissent across...

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