Minor refugees left waiting in the dark in France — Media Diversified

by Reem Abd Ulhamid Around thirty minor refugees have been left in the dark regarding their future by French and British authorities. The refugees, mostly aged between 15- 17 years old, mainly from Sudan and Syria, have been transferred from the “Jungle” at Calais to a reception center in Chateauroux les Alpes. They are isolated […]

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Gerry Adams’ Best Buddy In Congress Wants Trump To Spy On All Muslims — The Broken Elbow

This, from today’s New York Times: Congressman proposes national surveillance effort like New York’s. Targeting Muslims? Representative Peter T. King, Republican of New York, after meeting with the president-elect in Trump Tower, proposed that Mr. Trump adopt a national counterterrorism strategy based on the surveillance efforts of Ray Kelly, the former New York police commissioner. […]

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Explained: Israeli Settlements — altahrir, news of Islam, Muslims, Arab Spring and special Palestine

Article of September 25, 2016 By Ben White Israeli settlements are always in the news – but what exactly are they, and what is their significance? Soon after Israel conquered the West Bank and Gaza Strip in June 1967, Israeli authorities began to establish civilian colonies – settlements – in the newly-occupied territory. Initially small in […]

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The main barriers to using nuclear weapons are psychological, not legal — nuclear-news

What’s standing between Donald Trump and nuclear war? The main barriers to using nuclear weapons are psychological, not legal, The Verge by Rachel Becker Dec 11, 2016 When President-elect Donald Trump officially becomes the president of the United States in January, he will take complete control of America’s nuclear arsenal. Should he decide to start a nuclear war, there […]

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Increasing Hate Crimes against Muslims Worry Authorities in New York — altahrir, news of Islam, Muslims, Arab Spring and special Palestine

Community members take part in a protest to demand stop hate crime during the funeral service of Imam Maulama Akonjee, and Thara Uddin in Queens New York – Two Muslim women working for authorities in New York suffered hate crimes just 36 hours apart, officials said Monday. A uniformed city transit employee was taken to […]

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Flynn: Prophet Muhammad and Quran Are “Incompatible” With Modernity — altahrir, news of Islam, Muslims, Arab Spring and special Palestine

National Security Advisor-designate Michael T. Flynn is a lightning rod for controversies surrounding the Trump transition team. Yesterday, 53 advocacy groups released a joint statement urging President-elect Donald Trump to rescind his appointment of Flynn, describing him as a “completely inappropriate choice to serve in the most senior national security position in the White House.” […]

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67 Civilians Killed in Aleppo on Tuesday as Kerry & Merkel Condemn Regime Crimes — altahrir, news of Islam, Muslims, Arab Spring and special Palestine

Activists in Aleppo province said that at least 67 civilians were killed and over 200 injured in relentless bombardment by the Assad regime forces on Aleppo and its countryside on Tuesday. The victims included 53 people who were killed in the besieged neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo. Rescue workers said that they managed to pull the […]

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