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January 2011 Blog Posts (88)

Somali refugees hope for better life beyond Kharaz camp

KHARAZ CAMP - Every year tens of thousands of Somalis risk their lives crossing the Gulf of Aden to reach Yemen in

Hardship and despair

Many Somali refugees in Kharaz are marooned there, unable to go back to their insecure homelands or to find work in…

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Unprecedented: protesters demand Egypt leader ouster

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Cairo on Tuesday, facing a massive police presence, to demand the

Emulating Tunisia’s uprising

Thousands of Egyptian protesters brave massive police presence in Cairo to demand Mubarak’s ouster.

 

By Samer…

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Black Mother Jailed For Sending Kids to White School District

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 24, 2011 at 11:42pm — No Comments

Will Obama Address Black Unemployment in the State of the Union?

As House Republicans fixate on dismantling health care reform, President Obama is readying his counter-offensive for

 Tuesday’s State of the Union address—pushing the jobs issue back to the forefront.

“My number one focus is going to be making sure that we are competitive, that we are growing, and we are creating jobs not just now but well into the future,” Obama said in a video emailed over the weekend to members of his grassroots group,…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 24, 2011 at 6:32pm — No Comments

International Purple Hijab Day

Jan 21, 2011 – Saturday, February 12 join your community in supporting the survivors of domestic violence by wearing

 purple (tie, kufi, scarf), etc. go with a group of friends to pray for an end to domestic abuse. Join the community of Edmonton, CA (Canada) as they hang posters for their rally at the Legislative Building in that city. Join the Atlanta, GA community on Saturday, February 12 at the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam, 560 Fayetteville Rd. at 3:30 pm for…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 24, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

HRW: Saudi Arabia suppresses rights of millions

BRUSSELS - Saudi Arabia suppresses or fails to protect the rights of millions of women, foreign workers and Shiites,

Reforms have so far been largely symbolic

Saudi Arabia accused of failing to protect rights of millions of women, foreign workers,…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 24, 2011 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Tunisia's military vows to safeguard revolution

Tunisia's army chief on Monday warned anti-government protesters in the capital Tunis that a "power vacuum" could

Protests called for the resignation of Ben Ali-linked ministers

Tunisian army chief warns that 'power vacuum' in country could lead to…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 24, 2011 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Iran starts hanging activists held in post-vote demos

Iran on Monday reportedly carried out the first executions of activists detained in street protests after the disputed 2009

No pictures or otherwise

Two members of Mujahedeen hanged for 'distributing pictures and taking films' during demos.

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 24, 2011 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Aafia Siddiqui Is America's Daughter Too

"We will be paid back for this." --John Conroy commenting on British torture of IRA members.

 

 

Article by WorldNews.com correspondent Dallas Darling.

When Pakistan's prime minister hailed Aafia Siddiqui as the "daughter of the nation," I recalled how some Amerindians treated their prisoners of war. Aafia Siddiqui is a neuro-scientist and mother of three who was arrested in Afghanistan and was accused of being…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 23, 2011 at 5:12pm — No Comments

Purifying the World Through Violence

This week in 1208, one of the most cruel and senseless acts to purify the world through violence commenced in

 

 

Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling.

 southern France. The Albigensian Crusade, launched by Pope Innocent III, offered participants full absolution for all sins if they participated in exterminating the Cathars. The Albigensians, known as the Cathars, believed the material world…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 23, 2011 at 4:39pm — No Comments

The Bushtonian Court and America's Captivity

"Here reign the successors of the poor fishermen of Galilee," Petrarch mockingly wrote, "they have strangely forgotten

 

Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling.

their origin."(1) What prompted Petrarch's memorable and philosophical critique was a seventy-year "spiritual" coup led by King Philip IV of France. Since the Church administered the sacraments of God's grace and served as the true guardians of…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 23, 2011 at 4:16pm — No Comments

IMF: Arab joblessness an 'urgent' challenge

WASHINGTON - Joblessness in the Arab world is an "increasingly urgent" issue, the International Monetary Fund said

Ticking time-bomb

IMF spokesman warns economic pressure is building in Arab world a week after uprising in Tunisia.

 

 

 Thursday, a…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 22, 2011 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Family mourns Tunisian revolt's first 'martyr'

Mohammed Bouazizi climbed onto his fruit cart, doused himself with fuel and flicked on a lighter -- a protest that set off

'As a martyr he set free the whole country'

Bouazizi's family distraught but proud of hard-working son who stood up for rights after years of…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 22, 2011 at 12:09am — No Comments

Palestinian protesters to French FM: 'Get out of Gaza'

GAZA CITY - Angry Palestinians mobbed French Foreign Minister Michele Alliot-Marie as she visited Gaza on Friday

Her first tour of the region

 

Gazans mob French minister in mix-up as protesters call for releasing Palestinian prisoners from Israeli…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 21, 2011 at 11:33pm — No Comments

4,000 Jordanians join 'bread and freedom' demo

AMMAN - Around 4,000 Jordanians staged a protest march in Amman after weekly prayers on Friday against the

'People of Jordan will not

 

Jordan opposition calls for 'national salvation government', demands social justice, end to…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 21, 2011 at 11:08pm — No Comments

Egypt's Brotherhood: stability depends on reforms

CAIRO - Egypt's largest opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood, warned President Hosni Mubarak's government on

 

'A message to oppressive leaders and corrupt regimes'

Egypt's largest opposition group warns Mubarak's government that it could face similar fate to Tunisia.

 

Wednesday that it could face a similar fate to Tunisia if it does not speed up political reforms.…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 20, 2011 at 7:49am — No Comments

Kidnapped Baby Returns Home After 23 Years!

A New York Hospital horror story has found a happy ending after 23 years. In August 1987 20-day-old Carlina White's

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Carlina White, now (via NY Post).

 

 

 

 concerned parents took her to Harlem Hospital with a fever of 103° only to have her promptly…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 20, 2011 at 7:33am — No Comments

Iran sees 'Islamic Republic of Tunisia' coming soon

TEHRAN - Tunisians are on the path to establishing Islamic rule in their country after having toppled a Western-backed

Will be there

In one word, the Tunisians are after establishing Islamic law and rules: Ahmadinejad.

 

 dictator, Iran's President…

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My Favorite Martin Luther King Quotes...

For this Martin Luther King Day, I decided to take the time and recognize our hero for his…
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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 19, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Anti-slavery activists face possible charges in Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT - Seven anti-slavery activists arrested in Mauritania after a protest to highlight the plight of two young girls

Six policemen were reportedly injured in the protest

Seven activists arrested for violent protest to highlight plight of two young…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on January 19, 2011 at 8:42am — No Comments

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