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Seventy Years to this Day

It took seventy years to broadcast Night will Fall in Germany, tonight at 11:30 pm in the main tv channel, ARD. 26 January 2015 @ 7:13 pm. Last modified January 26, 2015.

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Three Thousand Years

Two years ago, I had written a brief essay on Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) mystic Night Journey to Jerusalem and then further into Heaven which is commemorated by many Muslims today, 27 Rajab, al-’Isrā’ wal-Mi‘rāj. According to the Holy Qur’an (Q17:1) … Continue reading

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Long Live Palestine

Update below. With huge cheers Palestine membership in the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization was today approved in a meeting at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris by a 107 to 14 vote with  52 abstentions. The United States acted immediately by cutting … Continue reading

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Ig Noble Prize

The world is eagerly awaiting this year’s decision of Oslo’s Peace Nobel Prize Committee, chaired by Norway’s former Prime Minister Thorbjørn Jagland. While last year’s choice, Chinese human rights activist, literary critic, writer, and academic, dissident Liu Xiaobo was very much … Continue reading

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Obama’s New Middle East

How President Obama would address, in his speech on recent developments in the Middle East, the three key players, which have not participated in any constructive way in what is called the Arab Uprising, was in fact quite interesting. First … Continue reading

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