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  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

Egypt’s Christians, Amid Rising Hostility, Reach ‘Breaking Point’

MINYA, Egypt — The Egyptian government has appointed Imam Mahmoud Gomaa, a Muslim cleric, to keep the peace between Christians and Muslims in this corner of upper Egypt. ”Everything is good,” he insisted in an interview, citing Christian participation in his official peace-building initiative. But just a few hours later, the local bishop, Makarios, offered [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

Is Pakistans worst nightmare of Jew-Hindu plot coming true

It may be what Americans call a double whammy for Pakistan Army generals. To the delight of the Baloch and the anguish of Pakistan, Islamabad’s nightmare about a Yehud o Hunood sazishor “Jewish-Hindu Plot” to undo the Islamic Republic may finally be taking shape – not as a sinister cloak-and-dagger plot but as state policies [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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North America

Who’s afraid of refugees?

Jammu, Sept. 10 — Viet Thanh Nguyen is an American writer and author of the bestselling novel, The Sympathizer. He came to America with his family in the summer of 1975 after a long and arduous journey from the war ravaged Vietnam. Nguyen’s debut novel has created quite a sensation in literary circles and gone [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Europe

Mikola voices govt’s commitment to fighting anti-Semitism

Budapest, September 16 (MTI) – The Hungarian government “isa partner” in the fight against anti-Semitism, Istvan Mikola, state secretary for security policy and international relations, told a European conference on the subject in Budapest on Friday. For full article, click here.

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa

Religious leaders urge to uphold peace

Addis Ababa September 10/2016 Religious leaders have urged the people to uphold peace by resolving disputes through dialogue in their New Year messages for 2009. In their message to their followers, the leaders said upholding peace and development endeavors in the upcoming new Ethiopian year should be the concern of all nationals. Leaders of the [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa, Asia-Pacific, Middle East

Muslim world in flux

KARACHI: As Muslims worldwide have just performed another Haj and are now celebrating Eidul Azha, it is perhaps an opportune moment to reflect on the current state of that abstract construct – the ‘Muslim world’. While, indeed, the world as a whole is facing myriad challenges to the global order – political, financial, security etc [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

UNRWA Calls for Investigation into Killing of Palestinian Refugee

Palestine Chronicle Staff The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has called on Israel, in a statement released today, to investigate the killing of a Palestinian youth in Alfuwar refugee camp in the West Bank. Mohammed Yousef Abu hash-hash, 19, was killed on August 16, and others were injured. [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

Israel is behaving as a settler colonial state: Richard Falk

Earlier this month, a video clip of an Israeli soldier snatching a bicycle from a Palestinian girl went viral on social media. From the footage one can hear the eight-year-old crying while another soldier throws her bicycle into the bushes. Prior to that, in February this year, another video of an Israeli soldier tipping over [...]

  • Sep 01 / 2016
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Middle East

How Google Maps refocused our attention on Palestine’s borders

Tony Karon Google found itself at the centre of a social media firestorm last week, accused of erasing Palestine from its maps. The company said it had never, in fact, used the term “Palestine” in the first place, and promised to fix what it said was a software bug that had removed the designations “West Bank” [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Middle East

Can we help Kashmir?

Srinagar, Aug. 5 — There are many in Indian Kashmir who will not be able to read what was written to decry the atrocities they suffered at the hands of the Indian state forces, due to injuries to their eyes. Blame it all you can on outside forces but the fact of the matter is [...]

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