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How broadband is changing Africa

Norman Borlaug, whose work in Mexico and India led to the 'green revolution' in agricultural production, died last week

African's using internet cafe
Africa needs to decide its own online future, thinks Bill Thompson

Fast broadband will transform Africa, and the rest of the world will change too, says Bill Thompson.



 and was widely commemorated for his important work.

While the introduction of new crops and the use of…

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Arab family's home win blow to Israeli 'Jews only' policy

The pretty two-storey home with a red-tiled roof built by Adel and Iman Kaadan looks no different from the rows of other

'Foul odour of racism'

 

New Israeli legislation to enshrine maintaining segregation in housing between Jewish and Arab…

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The Great Islamophobic Crusade

Nine years after 9/11, hysteria about Muslims in American life has gripped the country. With it has gone an outburst of

The Islamophobic crusade has gone beyond the right-wing pro-Israel activists and cyber-bigots. It now belongs to leading Republican presidential candidates, top-rated cable news hosts, and crowds of Tea Party activists, notes Max Blumenthal.

 

Inside the Bizarre Cabal of Secretive…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on December 21, 2010 at 3:30am — No Comments

Book exposes Israeli occupation as seen by troops

Some stories are told with shame; others are just matter-of-fact accounts, but the dozens of soldier testimonies in a

To be released on December 21

'Breaking the Silence' displays testimonies, photographs from Israeli troops who served in occupied Palestinian…

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Iraq's Sadr in war of words with splinter group

Radical Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr was engaged in a war of words on Friday with a splinter group from his movement

'Anyone who protects the corrupt who have been sentenced to death'

Radical Shiite cleric accuses League of the Righteous of seeking to tarnish his…

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UAE hotel erects 11-million-dollar Christmas tree

It is the "most expensive Christmas tree ever," with a "value of over 11 million dollars," said Hans Olbertz, general

UAE hotel erects 11-million-dollar Christmas tree

UAE hotel erects 11-million-dollar Christmas tree

 

Christmas came in extravagant fashion to the Muslim desert emirate of Abu Dhabi as a glitzy hotel unveiled a bejewelled Christmas tree valued at more than 11 million dollars on Wednesday.

 

manager of Emirates…

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Arthouse Of Atlanta...Weddings By Chante Shakir

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  Photographing Babies…

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Positively Muslim in the West: Alya Nuri – Child Author Extraordinaire

Alya Nuri is a 10-year old American Muslim, author, and motivational speaker. She started her

writing career at the tender age of 7 and has recently published a 4 book series called “Things Every Kid Should Know”.

Her books target a younger audience and aim to educate and promote prevention of smoking, alcohol, drugs and bullying. Alya is a homeschooled 7th grader and loves reading books and working for the welfare of the poor and needy. She…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on December 15, 2010 at 7:54am — 2 Comments

Ga. Woman Arrested For Wearing Hijab Files Suit

Lisa Valentine believes suing the city of Douglasville is the only way to

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right a wrong.

 

Two years ago a city judge sent her to jail because she wouldn’t take off her religious headscarf before entering the municipal courthouse.

 

“This is part of me. Without it, it’s like…

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Jordan Islamist fatwa bars Muslim support of Afghan war

AMMAN - The Jordanian government said on Monday that a fatwa issued by the Islamist

جبهة العمل الإسلامي, Jabhat al-'Amal al-Islami, Islamic Action Front

Government rejects fatwa barring Muslims from assisting US, NATO troops in Afghanistan as offensive.

opposition barring Muslims from assisting US and NATO troops in Afghanistan was "offensive."

"The…

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Somalia: Islamic body, WFP to Work Together

The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) and United Nations World Food Programme

The two organizations signed an MOU to jointly launch a humanitarian programme to assist IDPs

By Henry Neondo



(WFP) are to jointly launch humanitarian programme to assist displaced people in the Afgooye corridor southwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu.



A memorandum of understanding between…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on December 13, 2010 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Africa Can Feed Itself- New study reveals

ARUSHA---The study titled The New Harvest, Agricultural Innovation in Africa, led by Harvard

A new study has revealed that Africa, the world’s poorest continent can make the transition from a hungry importer to self-sufficiency in a single generation.

By Lilian Museka



University Professor Calestous Juma, is in contrast with entrenched, gloomy perceptions of…

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South Africa: Shocking Rape Statistics

A new survey by the Medical Research Council (MRC) in Gauteng, South Africa’s wealthiest

Survey finds that a woman is raped every 17 seconds.

By Eric Sande



province, found that 37. 4 per cent of men admitted having committed a rape, while 25.3 per cent of women said they had been raped.



The survey questioned 511 women and 487 men, of whom 90 per cent were black and 10 per cent…

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Saudi praises Brazil, Argentina move on Palestine

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia on Monday praised the recognition of the Palestinian state by Brazil and

Council of ministers call both countries’ recognition of Palestinian state major advance in international support for Palestinian rights.

Argentina, calling it a major advance in international support for Palestinian rights.

The council of ministers praised both South American nations for…

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Feeling the international pressure: Iranian president fires FM Mottaki

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has fired Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki and

Heads are rolling

Mottaki is the first 'victim' of the nuclear impasse, replaced with atomic chief Ali Akbar Salehi.…

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One in four worldwide pays bribes

BERLIN - One person in four worldwide paid a bribe during the past year, according to a study

36% of people in MENA region are reported to have paid a bribe

Study says Middle East and North Africa second most corrupt region in world.

released Thursday…

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Saudi-bound Indonesian maids undeterred by abuse tales

Undeterred by sickening tales of abuse, Indonesian women are lining up to work as maids in

Calls of rights campaigners fall on deaf ears

Domestic workers believe they are going to Islamic holy land, will not be abused by fellow Muslims.…

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Saudi's Jeddah party scene throbs with drugs, sex

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia might be an ultra-strict Islamic society, but princes' mansions in Jeddah hide a buzzing

Ultra-liberal rulers for a predominately conservative society?

Leaked US diplomatic memo shows Saudi princes' mansions not bound by same rules as…

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Displaced Iraqi women still struggle for survival

BAGHDAD - Displaced Iraqi female-headed families who have returned home are still experiencing major livelihood

Struggling to secure adequate nutrition for their families

International Organization for Migration: Iraqi female-headed families returning home…

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Surge in US students of Arabic

WASHINGTON - Arabic was the fastest-growing foreign language for US university study last year, with

Enrollments growing by more than 46% compared to 2006

Study finds Arabic to be fastest-growing foreign language for US university learning last…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on December 8, 2010 at 11:02am — 1 Comment

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