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Tunisia just had two clean elections—but it could be headed for another Arab Spring

Behind the counter of his fluorescent-lit shop, Mahmoud Gharbi, 28, moves rapidly, trading fried bread and Algerian cigarettes for coins in the palms of customers. Gharbi graduated in 2010 with an advanced degree in computer science, and hasn’t been able to find a job in his field since. 1,119 more words

Barbarian Spring by Jonas Lüscher

Barbarian Spring by Jonas  Lüscher

Swiss fiction

Original title - Frühling der Barbaren

Translator – Peter Lewis

Source – review copy

For two hands, of stone and of thyme… 719 more words


90-second Africa round-up

A positive Arab Spring legacy, a steady response to a coup and Islamist militants attack – and are attacked.

It’s all in this 90-second round-up of the top three news stories from the weekend of 22/23 November 2014 in Africa.


Lone Jihad attacks with beheading of civilians is soon unavoidable on UK streets: Police

So, what charges will the government file against Tony Blair for opening the doors to this savagery on the innocent public?

Anything at all? Or will he continue making millions as the ‘envoy’ to the barbarians of the Middle East, allowing them to alter policies and prepare for Dar-al-Islam in the country? 1,270 more words

Muslims WorldWide

Centinel2012 reblogged this and commented:

There is a 1400 year history of Islamic beheading in the name of there Allah so this is nothing new to them and one would think that they must enjoy it as it is done so often by them!

Rescued Dutch jihadi wife 'had a happy life' in warzone husband insists, while wife claims she was a slave

Dutch jihadist girl, 19, rescued from Syria by her mother lived a happy life cooking for Islamists and doing ‘girl stuff’, says her terrorist ex-husband… 605 more words

Muslims WorldWide

Centinel2012 reblogged this and commented:

Young girls fall for this line very easily and then end up in very bad situations. The Jihadists know this and take advantage of the situation. Don't tell me this is sexist - it happens to often to not be true!

Muslims blows up 50 people, including children, and injure 70 at Volleyball match in Afghanistan

Published time: November 23, 2014 14:19, RT

Reuters / Andrew Burton

A suicide bombing has reportedly killed 50 people at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan, local officials say. 350 more words

Muslims WorldWide

Centinel2012 reblogged this and commented:

More civilian killing from the Islamist Jihadists!

Impact of Social Media on current Conflicts

1 The Hashtags that mean the world
At the 8th of January 1815, thousands of British and American soldiers died in the battle of New Orleans, although both sides signed the peace treaty of Ghent on December 24, 1814. 2,157 more words