Day: February 21, 2015

Facing the Ironic Passion of Vengeance (Israel Defense)

February 21, 2015

23 years ago, a car bomb demolished the building housing the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aries, Argentina, causing the death of 29 people, including 4 Israeli nationals, employees of the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the injury of more than 220 others. The time that has passed since then notwithstanding, these days look like […]

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The truth about terrorism we refuse to see: Siddiqui (Toronto Star)

February 21, 2015

Barack Obama, who gives great speeches, gave two clever ones Wednesday and Thursday in Washington — the first at the counterterrorism gathering of religious and civil society groups, and the other at the 60-nation summit of ministers responsible for security. He laid down some great principles but his central ones bore little resemblance to reality. […]

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WHO Team Goes to Saudi Arabia to Investigate MERS Surge (Al-Akhbar (Lebanon))

February 21, 2015

An international team of United Nations human and animal health experts has flown to Saudi Arabia to investigate a recent surge in cases of a deadly virus known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS. Speaking from Riyadh on Friday, a spokeswoman for the World Health Organization-led team said it was worried by a steep […]

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Siraj leaves for Saudi Arabia – Press Release issued by Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan (Pakistan News Releases)

February 21, 2015

February 21, 2015 (PPI-OT) Following is the text of press release issued by Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Quote Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Sirajul Haq, left for Saudi Arabia on Saturday to participate in the Rabita al Alam e Islami conference beginning at Holy Makkah tomorrow, Sunday. He is accompanied by chief of the JI Azad Kashmir […]

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Indian Firm Establishes Marble Processing Plant (allAfrica.com)

February 21, 2015

An Indian mining firm, Alisha Mining PLC, has established a marble processing plant in Burayu town at a cost of USD 2.5 million. The company built the marble processing plant with a local businessman on a 20,000 sq.m. plot of land in Burayu town, Oromia Regional State, west of Addis Ababa. The general manager of […]

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Arukhe… Laundering Nigeria's Image Through Academic Excellence (allAfrica.com)

February 21, 2015

“EXCELLENCE is the result of caring more than others think is wise, risking more than others think is safe, dreaming more than others think is practical, and expecting more than others think is possible.” – Ronnie Oldman The above assertion applies to Dr. James Ohioma Arukhe, a young Nigerian, who steadily has shown like million […]

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Two Fires Hit UAE Buildings, Killing 10 Foreign Workers (Al-Akhbar (Lebanon))

February 21, 2015

Updated at 1:40 pm (GMT+2): Ten foreign workers have died in a fire that hit a tire shop in Abu Dhabi, apparently trapping the laborers in a warehouse used illegally for accommodation, local media said Saturday. The deadly fire occurred on the same day as another fire hit a United Arab Emirates building, engulfing one […]

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First GCC statement over Qatar-Egypt spat unilateral: Gulf official (Asharq Al-Awsat)

February 21, 2015

Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) statement backing Qatar in a recent row with Egypt was issued without consulting all member states and “does not represent the full view” of the organization, a Gulf official told Asharq Al-Awsat. Speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat on the condition of anonymity, a senior Gulf official said the statement, […]

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