Saudis and Extremism: ‘Both the Arsonists and the Firefighters’

saudis-and-extremism-both-the-arsonists-and-the-firefighters-5466-articles.html by Scott Shane

August, 2016

Is the West, especially the US waking up to Saudi Arabia's destructive influence in the world? This article reproduced from the New York Times, raises pertinent questions about Saudi role, funding and ideological support of extremism in the Muslim world. The photo shows Saudi-inspired ISIS takfiri terrorists executing prisoners.

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Will French Court's overturning of ‘burkini’ ban restore sanity to France?

will-french-courts-overturning-of-burkini-ban-restore-sanity-to-france-5465-articles.html by crescent-online.net

August, 2016

European politicians in general and French politicians in particular have clearly taken leave of their senses. In their determination to control women's bodies, they insist Muslim women cannot wear the burkini, a swimsuit that covers their entire body. What is the problem with these men that are forever trying to undress women everywhere in the name of freedom when it fact they are sexual perverts?

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Obama plans to close Gitmo before his term ends, says US Vice President

obama-plans-to-close-gitmo-before-his-term-ends-says-us-vice-president-5464-articles.html by crescent-online.net

August, 2016

Will Barack Obama be able to close the notorious prison camp at Guantanamo Bay before he leaves office early next year? He may want to--as was stated by his Vice President Joe Biden one more time in Sweden today--but will Congress allow him to do so? Further, will Obama be able to muster the courage to oppose Congress and end the barbaric practice that has sullied America's already tarnished reputation?

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Zionist thought police wreak havoc on campus

zionist-thought-police-wreak-havoc-on-campus-5463-articles.html by Professor Tony Hall

August, 2016

Bullies and career-wreckers target professor Joy Karega at Oberlin College. Professor Tony Hall takes on the thought police in defence of free speech and academic freedom.

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Gang-raped Filipino worker dies in Saudi hospital

gang-raped-filipino-worker-dies-in-saudi-hospital-5462-articles.html by crescent-online.net

August, 2016

A Filipino domestic worker has died in hospital after being gang-raped by her Saudi employer. Will her employer face the death penalty for not one but two crimes: rape and murder? If the past is any guide, this is highly unlikely since punishment is meted out only to domestic servants, not Saudi criminals. Most of the 180 or so people executed this year have been of foreign workers.

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Zionists intensify attacks on Palestinians at al-Aqsa

zionists-intensify-attacks-on-palestinians-at-al-aqsa-5461-articles.html by crescent-online.net

August, 2016

The Holy Sanctuary of Masjid al Aqsa that houses the Aqsa Mosque, Dome of the Rock and a number of Islamic madrassas is under attack again. Illegal Zionist squatters aided and abetted by the occupation army in violation of international law, have again barged into the compound on the pretext of offering "prayer". This is forbidden both under Jewish religious law as well as an agreement signed with the Jordanian regime in June 1967.

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Erdogan tries to patch-up with Putin of Russia

erdogan-tries-to-patch-up-with-putin-of-russia-5460-articles.html by crescent-online.net

August, 2016

Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan met Russian President Vladimir Putin in an attempt to patch serious difference arising out of the shooting down of a Russian plane over Syria last November. While the meeting was arranged before the failed coup in Turkey, it added significance to the meeting because Putin was among the first world leaders to call Erdogan to condemn the coup and offer support.

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Yemen’s humanitarian catastrophe may prove 'irreversible', says Norwegian Refugee agency report

yemens-humanitarian-catastrophe-may-prove-irreversible-says-norwegian-refugee-agency-report-5459-articles.html by crescent-online.net

August, 2016

In the 17 months since the Saudi regime launched its bombing campaign against Yemen, more than 10,000 people have been killed. The country's infrastructure has been destroyed resulting in severe shortage of food, clean drinking water and medicines. The Norwegian Refugee Council in a report released August 8 confirms Yemen's dire straits and warns the catastrophe may prove "irreversible".

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Why the almost universal silence over India's horrific crimes against the Kashmiris?

why-the-almost-universal-silence-over-indias-horrific-crimes-against-the-kashmiris-5458-articles.html by crescent-online.net

August, 2016

Between July 9 and 31, the Indian occupation troops shot and killed 74 Kashmiris, most of them young men but also some children. In a new tactic, the use of pellet guns has resulted in hundreds of youth being blinded when hit by rubber-coated steel pellets. Had a Muslim government been guilty of such crimes, there would be universal condemnation. In the case of India, there is deathly silence. Why?

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