Mystery Deepens Over Russian Airliner Crash in Egypt
Based on what we know so far, what do you think was the cause of the crash?
1- Mechanical failure (Accidental explosion/fuselage disintegration)
2- Terrorism act (Bomb onboard)
3- Midair collision with another flying object
Canada's democracy facelift
OTTAWA - Here are some highlights from the Liberal party's 32-point proposal to "restore democracy," unveiled Tuesday by leader Justin Trudeau:
— Create a special, all-party parliamentary committee to study alternatives to the current first-past-the-post electoral...
The (new) New World Order
Now Putin is operating in support of Obama’s policy by attacking what have been lately described as CIA-vetted rebel groups but are essentially Turkish proxies in the war against Assad. As the White House has explained, Obama never wanted to back the Syrian...
Volkswagen rigged tests on 2.8 million cars in Germany, Berlin says| Reuters
Volkswagen rigged emission tests on about 2.8 million diesel vehicles in Germany, the country's transport minister said on Friday, nearly six times as many as it has admitted to falsifying in the United States.
Pope Francis arrived Tuesday at Joint Base Andrews, marking the beginning of his first trip to the United States.
The pontiff landed at about 3:50 p.m. EDT and was greeted by President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and top cardinals and bishops from the U.S...
A Society that lives in fear...
A 9th Grader Got Arrested For Taking a Homemade Clock to School
A 14-year-old Muslim boy was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school in Irving, Texas - Quartz
Teachers thought Ahmed Mohamed's homemade device was a bomb
Ahmed Mohamed, 14, was taken to...
South Lebanon Army Commander Antoine Lahad Dies in Paris at 88 - Diplomacy and Defense - Haaretz
South Lebanon Army Commander Antoine Lahad Dies in Paris at 88
Former Israeli ally lived briefly in Tel Aviv after Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon in 2000.
Antoine Lahad, the commander of...
Is Turkey on Brink of Civil War?
Published on Sep 11, 2015
The leader of Turkey’s Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has accused Turkey’s rulers of pushing the country toward civil war ahead of November’s elections. Over the past week, over 100 offices of the opposition HDP have been attacked...
Is Europe paying the price for America’s Project in the Middle East?
The European Commission has presented a seven-step solution to tackling the ever-growing refugee crisis swamping the continent. And, in the process, it's accusing member countries of lacking unity in handling the situation...
Situation in Guatemala: Is it the End or the Beginning of the country’s troubles from foreign interference?
Very little has been said/published in the mainstream media about Guatemala’s last week political events that lead to the deposition of it’s elected President Otto Pérez Molina followed...
With a Record Backing Coups, Secret War & Genocide, Is Kissinger an Elder Statesman or War Criminal?
Four decades after Henry Kissinger left office, his influence on the national security state can still be widely felt, as the United States engages in declared and undeclared wars across the...
Lebanon Builds on Effort to Become Regional Tech Hub - Frontier Markets News - Emerging & Growth Markets - WSJ
Lebanon Builds on Effort to Become Regional Tech Hub
Tech talk: Lebanon’s central bank governor Riad Salameh details support for technology start-ups in Lebanon. Euromoney Media...
Israel’s Clandestine Alliance with Gulf Arab States is Going Public
In 2009, a U.S. State Department diplomatic cable gave one of the first glimpses of what is becoming a burgeoning alliance between Israel and the Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The cable quoted Israeli...
Phoenix anti-Islam 'activists' clash with peace protestors at Draw Muhammad contest | Daily Mail Online
Fury in Phoenix: Armed anti-Islam 'activists' clash with peace protestors at Draw Muhammad contest amid ISIS bomb threats
The Draw Muhammad contest organized by Jon Ritzheimer in Phoenix...
Saudi Arabia’s Sectarian/Civil War: News and Discussions
IS claims suicide bombing on Shiite mosque in Saudi, 4 dead - StarTribune.com
Islamic State group claims suicide bombing at Shiite mosque in Saudi that kills 4
Lebanon's Last Synagogue - US News
Lebanon's Last Synagogue
A small community of around 200 Jews remain in Lebanon but feel increasingly isolated.
The Maghen Abraham Synagogue in Beirut in 2004.
BEIRUT — Tucked away in Wadi Abu Jamil, a neighborhood near downtown Beirut, is the only...
Despite regional conflict, Lebanon is planning to become a railway powerhouse once again - Middle East - World - The Independent
Despite regional conflict, Lebanon is planning to become a railway powerhouse once again
Sunday, 17 May 2015
Lebanon as a rail powerhouse for the...
Pope Canonizes First Holy Land Saints Since Early Christianity
Religious? Political? or Both?
Good or Bad?
Pope Canonizes First Saints From Holy Land Since Early Christianity
Alberto Pizzoli—AFP/Getty ImagesPope Francis leads a mass in St Peter's square for the canonization of four blessed...
Disabled Veterans Shatter the Myths of American Warfare - The Intercept
Disabled Veterans Shatter the Myths of American Warfare
It is the business of soldiers to be killed, and the job of civilians to be grateful for their human sacrifice, because that’s the way God wants it, or so we have...