Reliance of the Traveler is the classic manual of Islamic Sacred Law written by Ahmad ibn Naqib al-Misri (d 1368 AD). For those of us who do not know Arabic, Nuh Ha Mim Keller provided a revised edition which shows Arabic and English in parallel (Amana publications 1991). 877 more words
Life & Career
Sir Cecil Beaton was regarded as the best portrait and fashion photographer of his time, with a career of sixty years. He was an English portrait and fashion photographer, painter, diarist, interior designer and was an Academy-Award winning costume and stage designer for the theatre and film, and photographed Queen Elizabeth II, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Winston Churchill and other very famous people. 1,067 more words
From Justin Raimondo, at antiwar.com:
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A verdict has already been reached – without evidence
Practically no one in the West doubts the murder of once-rising reform politician Boris Nemtsov was the work of Vladimir Putin, and/or his allies in government.