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Knowing and Obedience to the Will of Allah

Doaa the eighteenth day of the month of Ramadan / / / /

“Oh God, alerted me where to Barakat Osharh, and Nord heart enlightenment أنواره, and take all my members to follow its, بنورك O Munawar the hearts of those who know.” 8,924 more words


Photo: Libyan Air Force Mirage F1 engine run produces backfire

The two Libyan Air Force Mirage F1s that  had landed in Malta International Airport on Feb. 21, 2011, after refusing to attack unarmed civilian protesters at Benghazi at the beginning of the uprising that led to the… 174 more words

Military Aviation

War in Iraq: Folly of Nation Building

President Obama recently announced the official end of war in Iraq, ten years after we invaded Iraq presumably to find WMDs. It is well established now that we acted on wrong information. 594 more words


Understanding the Libyan Uprisings: An Alternative Perspective

Written by Troy Nkrumah (National Hip-Hop Political Convention) – This week we recognize the 8th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, an illegal war of occupation that continues to this day. 1,507 more words

Political History

Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat To Justice Everywhere

You know I used to be a very good writer, I still am, I’m just saying I used to be too. So I’m sitting here, lying on my bed (The word ‘lying’ here is a deliberate pun) and experiencing a classic case of writer’s block plus its three AM in the morning and the mosquitoes in my room are doing a very good job at keeping me company to pull through my insomnia. 3,468 more words

Muammar Gaddafi's Airbus 340 vs Donald Trump's Boeing 757

As I’ve explained in my last Debrief about the war in Libya Operation Unified Protector (was Odyssey Dawn) explained (Day 138 – 161) after fighting hard for Tripoli IAP (International Airport), on Aug 25 rebel forces took possession of one of the most famous Libyan planes: the Afriqiya Airways VVIP Airbus A340-213, MSN 151, registration “5A-ONE”, ex HZ-WBT4. 162 more words

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