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The Berlin Wall of the Middle East

Having been born and lived in the Middle East, I will try to uncover some of the hidden nuances of the region in light of the recent attacks on Lebanon and France. 763 more words

Saudi Arabia

Turkish PM States Turkey Will Not Apologise to Russia for Downed Jet

Turkey won’t apologise to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria, the Turkish prime minister said Monday, stressing that the Turkish military was doing its job defending the country’s airspace. 457 more words

International Affairs

OPINION: Whether its al-Assad or ISIS, the Syria Civil War won't be solved by bombing alone

IN the wake of the disturbing Paris attacks committed by ISIS, a lot has been made of what to do in Syria.

Since violent suppression of protest turned into war in 2011, there has been major conflict in the country, with a humanitarian disaster that has seen over 11 million people displaced – a number that is now more than half the population at the time war broke out. 1,256 more words


The worsening conflict in Syria

The worsening conflict in Syria

About 2 weeks ago Putin got serious in Syria with the beginning of direct and large-scale military intervention.

Another huge step closer to the abyss. 1,147 more words



On a daily basis, politicians, commentators, op-ed authors and many other theologically illiterate non-Muslims, pontificate about “the religion of peace” without ever having educated themselves about the life of its founder, Muhammad and the subsequent history of Islam over the last 1400 years. 594 more words


Afghan-Canadian community holds vigil, calls for action after seven beheaded

The Afghan-Canadian Community of Ottawa held a vigil on Parliament Hill Saturday to denounce the beheading of Hazaras in Zabul in early November.

On Saturday, Nov. 260 more words

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