Is it time for a historic paradigm shift in the Persian Gulf?
- Seyed Hossein Mousavian سید حسین موسویان
After the recent attempt by the United Arab Emirates to reduce tensions with Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sent a letter proposing a peace plan to heads of the Gulf Cooperation Council (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, the UAE, Oman and Bahrain) ...
Released Lula in for greatest fight of his life
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Better not mess with the former Brazilian president; Putin and Xi are his real top allies in the Global Left
He’s back. With a bang.
Only two days after his release from a federal prison in Curitiba, southern Brazil, following a narrow 6× ...
‘Forever Pure’, a documentary on Beitar Jerusalem Football Club
- Eve Mykytyn
'Forever Pure', a riveting documentary by Maya Zinshtein currently available on Netflix, reports on the 2012-3 season of Israel’s Beitar Jersualem FC. In 2005, Arcadi Gaydamak, a Russian born billionaire and convicted arms dealer, bought ...
Step by step towards monogamy,
is the directive in the Quran
- Jila Movahed Shariat Panahi ژیلا موحد شریعت پناهی
One of the biggest problems in the Muslim world is: There are a lot of discriminative laws between men and women in the name of Sharia law. The result of this kind of laws is that many women are escaping Islam.
On the radical side, there are ISIS, ...
Les conséquences funestes de la chute du Mur de Berlin
- Pierre Lévi
Le ministre allemand des Affaires étrangères, dans une tribune publiée par Le Monde, falsifie et instrumentalise l’Histoire au service de « l’unification européenne ».
Le trentiè ...
Stalking the endangered wax palm in Colombia
- Jennie Erin Smith
Colombia’s national tree, the wax palm, is endangered. Now, with decades of guerrilla war in retreat, scientists are rediscovering vast forests and racing to study and protect them.
In 1991 Rodrigo Bernal, a botanist who specializes in palms, ...
I am Indian; why is the government sending me into exile?
- Aatish Taseer ਮੁੱਢਲੀ ਜ਼ਿੰਦਗੀ
The letter from the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs arrived in September 2019. My mother sent me a WhatsApp message of the letter, informing me that the Government of India was revoking my Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI). India doesn’t recognize ...
Israel's last war
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
In my 2011 book, The Wandering Who?, I elaborated on the possible disastrous scenario in which Israel is the nucleus of a global escalation over Iran’s emerging nuclear capabilities. I concluded that Israel’s PRE Traumatic Stress Syndrome ...
Crossing the walls: from the Dark place to an encounter of the fourth kind
Julian Assange extradition hearing on 21 October 2019
- Monika Karbowska Моника Карбовска
In May 2019, when I started to deal with « The Assange Case », I first planned on revealing the confused plot based on the Swedish allegations fabricated against him. I mainly wanted to « clean my own » feminist sphere because, ...
November 4, see Naples and die
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانلیو دینوچی مانليو دينوتشي
Naples, and not Rome, was the focus of Italian Armed Forces Day on November 4. Five battalions of troops paraded along the Caracciolo seafront. But the highlight was the inter-force exhibition area, which for five days drew mainly young people and children ...