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Did NASA Ban Jesus?

Source: The Daily Beast

A shady legal organization claims that NASA employees were censored when their worship group mentioned Jesus in a newsletter.

Did NASA ban the word “Jesus” as… 450 more words

The Muslim Times

Shameless interventionist cheerleaders, coming out once again (this time for Syria)

The 2011 NATO intervention in the Libyan Civil War was launched based on extremely shaky humanitarian justifications–if not outright lies.  As Hugh Roberts sums up in his… 498 more words

The Herald's own goal

Journalist and editor of CommonSpace, Angela Haggerty, lost her job as a columnist at The Sunday Herald yesterday, for expressing support for (now also ex-Herald columnist) Graham Spiers.  802 more words

Sectarian splits are widening in Islam and lessening in Christianity

Source: The Economist

ONE OF this week’s most arresting news photographs featured Pope Francis in smiling conversation with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran, who is touring Europe in the hope of asserting his country’s emergence from international isolation. 698 more words

Islam

Saudi Arabia Stoking Sectarian Conflict as Battle To Succeed King Salman Intensifies

By Zayd Alisa

Global Research, January 27, 2016

Saudi Arabia, one year after king Salman acceded to the throne and 9-months after appointing his favourite – young and inexperienced – son, Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) Deputy Crown Prince (DCP), is grappling with not merely an increasingly relentless power struggle, compounded by an unprecedented devastating plunge in oil prices,  but far more ominously the ruinous implications of a highly aggressive foreign policy that has ultimately led to a full-blown costly yet futile war against the Houthi-rebels in Yemen, and has increasingly fuelled proxy sectarian wars in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon. 1,576 more words

War On Syria

Syria, Battlefield’s News ~ The Syrian Army establishes control over al-Rabea’a town in Lattakia [Reports, Map, Videos]

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The Army establishes control over al-Rabea’a town in Lattakia

Sunday 24/1/2016 ~ More areas in Lattakia and Aleppo have come in the army’s hands as its units intensified operations against terrorist organizations, leaving many of their members dead and destroying their vehicles and equipment. 552 more words

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