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US cuts UNESCO funding over Palestine

US cuts UNESCO funding over Palestine

State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland
The US says it is cutting funding to UNESCO in response to the UN cultural organization's decision to admit Palestine as a full member.




Describing the decision as "regrettable and premature", State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters on Monday that Washington…
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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 31, 2011 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Former Iran assassin says alleged plot 'makes no sense'

In Tehran, an unexpected source is expressing doubt about the assassination plot laid out by US officials, alleging that

Dawud Salahuddin, an American fugitive in Tehran who carried out 1980 hit near Washington, argues that Iran would not try to kill the Saudi ambassador to the US for fear of provoking war

 

 

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 30, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Aspirin and cancer prevention

It's 11 months since I began taking a daily low-dose - 75mg - of aspirin in the hope that it might reduce my long term

aspirin Nearly 900 patients took part in the trial

 risk of developing cancer.

 

 

 

This personal decision came after a…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 29, 2011 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Minister Louis Farrakhan On Libya

Minister Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam, speaks at a press conference near United Nations headquarters on June 15, 2011 in New York City. Farrakhan expressed support for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and condemned the NATO-led military strikes in Libya. Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark also called for an end to the strikes at the event.
                                  Louis Farrakhan  Hold News Conference  On  Libya

        PRO:            Minister Louis Farrakhan On Libya…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 28, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Tehran warns US 'virtual embassy' plans in Iran will fail

TEHRAN - US plans to launch a "virtual embassy" for Iran will fail, the speaker of Iran's parliament said Thursday,

Larijani says US is hoping for protest movement inside Iran, insists Arab spring is result of Islamic revolution in Iran.

 

 

 

according to the website of the state broadcaster IRIB.

"If the Americans believe they can do something in Iran with a virtual (embassy), they are…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 28, 2011 at 2:51am — No Comments

US hardliners urge covert action, ‘assassinations’ to punish Iran

WASHINGTON - The United States should use covert action against Iran or even "kill" some of its top officials in

Reciprocal hostility

Americans hardliners say US should use covert action against Iran or even "kill" some of its top officials in retaliation for alleged…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 27, 2011 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Tunisia euphoria over: Islamists’ triumph triggers shock, desolation

The euphoria that marked Tunisia's first-ever democratic elections Sunday has swiftly switched to anxiety among

Tunisian women: From equality to uncertainty

As if in shocked silence, Tunisia's many feminist associations have yet to issue any official reaction to Islamist political…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 27, 2011 at 8:14pm — No Comments

Skin Lightening: the many shades of prejudice

Deeply entrenched attitudes towards colour, and the increasing promotion of skin-lightening products, are

 placing a ‘horrible burden’ on dark-skinned women, Bim Adewunmi writes in London’s Guardian.

 

 

Next week, at the international black film festival in…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 27, 2011 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Muslim Family Seeks Justice in West End Shooting

 

10/27/2011  The shooting case, of Brother Shukri Abdur Rahman, is still on the back burner with the Atlanta Police Department.  It is not clear as to why the Department is not responding, or respond at such a slow pace.  In speaking with the family today…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 27, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Searching for ‘scapegoats’: Libya to prosecute Gathafi killers

Libya's new leaders vowed on Thursday to bring the killers of Muammar Gaddafi to justice as NATO mulled a possible

Gathafi killers: Yesterday’s heroes, today’s ‘criminals’

New leaders of ‘liberated’ Libya vow to bring the killers of Gathafi to justice as NATO mulls…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 27, 2011 at 11:39am — No Comments

Photos From Bilal Mahmud's Wall

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 26, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

CAIR Seeks Senate Hearing on 'Shocking' Report of NYPD Spying on Muslims

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/26/11) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on the U.S. Senate

CAIR Seeks Senate Hearing on 'Shocking' Report of NYPD Spying on Muslims

Department reportedly opened secret files on anyone who changed or adopted Muslim names

 

 

 Judiciary Committee to hold hearings on what the Washington-based civil rights and advocacy organization said is the…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 26, 2011 at 8:19pm — No Comments

OCCUPY ATLANTA 2011

Friends:

Late Tuesday night into early this morning, a massive police force cordoned off a large section of downtown Atlanta

 

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 26, 2011 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Demographic boom: World population set to surge to 10 billion by 2100

LONDON - The world's population of seven billion is set to rise to at least 10 billion by 2100, but could top 15 billion if

Demographic pressure poses mighty challenges

World population is set to rise to at least 10 billion by 2100, but could top 15 billion if birth…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 26, 2011 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Muslims and Christians: if you don´t communicate, you don´t exist

"We can write anything now!" said an editor of the Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram to some visiting Danish participants

Tolerance and co-existence are the key to a prosperous Egypt

Muslim-Christian conference in Cairo stress importance of media communication, interfaith…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 26, 2011 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Reaching new heights in women’s rights activism

Mehrunisa Qayyum, in her blog PITAPOLICY, which covers politics and analyses development in the Middle East and

Riding the wind of change

Arab women’s rights activists have taken advantage of social media to further their role as social…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 26, 2011 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Atlanta Ga. : Family Seeks Justice in West End Shooting

ATLANTA - An Atlanta family is pleading for justice after their loved one was shot in the West End.

Photo by Chante Shakir

 

 

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 26, 2011 at 1:48am — 1 Comment

How much is Israel's power over America's politics

President Obama has already started campaign for the 2012 presidential election. But how much is Israel's power over

 America's politics and during the presidential elections? This is the question raised by Nisa Islam in this edition of American Dream.…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on October 24, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Catalyst: Voices of Israeli and Palestinian Women

 The Project

Peace X Peace is proud to launch a new video series called Catalyst: Voices of Israeli and Palestinian Women.  The videos lift up hopeful voices of Palestinians and Israelis during this time of dynamic confrontation. Hope and despair have taken turns in the Middle East through the Oslo Accords of 1993, two intifadas, the building of the separation wall, a blockade, the killing of more than 1300 Gazans in January 2009, and a financial upturn in…

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

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