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Fillon Believes in God’s Providence, Marine Believes in White People’s Dominance

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Fillon Believes in God’s Providence, Marine Believes in White People’s Dominance

Fillon Believes in God’s Providence, Marine Believes in White People’s Dominance The voters are more attracted by a populist and a messianic message; anti-Islam/Arab immigrant sentiment is the catch-phrase of LR and the FN candidates. By Abdennour Toumi As the major candidates in the coming French Presidential election are warming up for the debate, they…

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The Day of Glory will come, Be Blonde & Govern

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The Day of Glory will come, Be Blonde & Govern

The Day of Glory will come, Be Blonde & Govern This is the first time in French Political history a woman has run for a high office in the Republic as a seriously viable candidate for President who could win. By Abdennour Toumi On the road to the Élysée Palace, Ms Le Pen, Far-right party…

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Is Islam compatible with Democracy?

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Is Islam compatible with Democracy?

Is Islam compatible with Democracy? Is Islam compatible with Democracy? Echoura-cracy, Democracy and Islamic Economy Toward the Emerging Neo-bourgeoise. The moderate Islamists seem to be seeking a realistic economic strategy to adjust between Sharia, martini and bikini like in Qatar, Morocco and Turkey. By Abdennour Toumi Is Islam compatible with Democracy? This is a question…

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Algeria: Aging Power, Longevity and Credibility

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Algeria: Aging Power, Longevity and Credibility

Algeria: Aging Power, Longevity and Credibility Too many old Guard, no Young replacements on the horizon — and the people remain in misery – but will they act? will collective action on the part of the people make for change? By Abdennour Toumi One measures a nation by its natural resources, military power, political system…

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Algeria At The Crossroads, Normal Bro!

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Algeria At The Crossroads, Normal Bro!

Algeria At The Crossroads, Normal Bro! The adjective “normal,” so endlessly repeated, is a tool the people are over-using or simply misusing as a conditioned response to the general sociopolitical mood of the country. By Abdennour Toumi I have been thinking about reporting on my stay here in Algeria. The Arab Daily News readers in…

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Blue Collar White Americans Spoke and Hired Donald Trump

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Blue Collar White Americans Spoke and Hired Donald Trump

Blue Collar White Americans Spoke and Hired Donald Trump The Americans’ political civility and the judiciary system’s credibility are always seen as a model in the world. By Abdennour Toumi The shock remains, but the country must move forward one week after American voters hired President-elect Trump in his new “unpaid” job. The on-going Trump…

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Arab and Muslim Americans View the Race to the White House

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Arab and Muslim Americans View the Race to the White House

Arab and Muslim Americans View the Race to the White House Arab and Muslim American voters are not voting as a solid block because they are heterogenous ethnically, culturally, politically and socio-economically, even though they are culturally well integrated and emancipated, and politically involved and engaged. By Abdennour Toumi Muslim Americans are strongly leaning to…

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Interview with historian Benjamin Stora

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Interview with historian Benjamin Stora

Interview with historian Benjamin Stora The transcript of The Arab Daily News story interview with Historian Prof. Benjamin Stora By Abdennour Toumi Bio: Prof. Benjamin Stora is Professor of History at the University of Paris, Saint Denis. He is the author of a dozen books on North Africa and the Arab communities of France. October…

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Run, run From the Jungle

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Run, run From the Jungle

Run, run From the Jungle This human drama is turning into a French political disaster on the eve of the presidential election (April, 2017), in the wake of the rising French anti-migrants and immigrants sentiment. By Abdennour Toumi On Monday, demolition crews under orders from French authorities began to take down the infamous Calais “refugee”…

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Arab Muslims are telling their Pharaohs, get off my back!

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Arab Muslims are telling their Pharaohs, get off my back!

Arab Muslims are telling their Pharaohs, get off my back! A’ashora’s Day makes a connection between Judaism and Islam, Arabs have been forced to fast for decades for their freedom and basic civil political rights. By Abdennour Toumi Muslims in the world are observing A’ashora, the first day of a ten-day observance marking the beginning of…

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