Posts Tagged “politics”

Berqas and the Tolerant Letterboxes

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Berqas and the Tolerant Letterboxes

Berqas and the Tolerant Letterboxes A British official’s derogatory remarks about the wearing of berqas (burqas, burkas, facial coverings) have ignited a firestorm of criticism and a discussion about the boundaries of religion, politics, and tolerance. Guest columnist Maen Alhusseni speaks to the racism of the issue By Maen Alhusseini Former foreign secretary and British…

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Affaire d’État or Scandal, the Palace Is Boiling

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Affaire d’État or Scandal, the Palace Is Boiling

Affaire d’État or Scandal, the Palace Is Boiling President Macron’s supporters prefer to compare him to President Obama rather than President Nixon, and believe he will survive the storm. By Abdennour Toumi First heat waves of the summer season in Paris have produced an unusual sweat and wet in the town; everybody is trying to…

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Left doesn’t care about Muslims, only uses them as wedge

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Left doesn’t care about Muslims, only uses them as wedge

Left doesn’t care about Muslims, only uses them as wedge Activists on the Left often claim that they champion the rights of others including Muslims and sometimes Arabs, but the truth is they really don’t support us. They just don’t mind using us for their own political agendas. Activists on the Left have been no…

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Pharmacists Can Do More than Fill a Prescription

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Pharmacists Can Do More than Fill a Prescription

Pharmacists Can Do More than Fill a Prescription The dialectic of egalitarism and misogyny has been poisoning the real debate for decades in Arab societies. By Abdennour Toumi Since the burst of the political Tunisiami hit the most immune Arab tyrant castles and made others vulnerable, the materialization of the revealed demands are democratic values,…

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Holy Odd Alliance to dethrone champion Erdoğan

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Holy Odd Alliance to dethrone champion Erdoğan

Holy Odd Alliance to dethrone champion Erdoğan This Presidential election bears witness to a cultural existential fight between two societal projects. Sunday’s legislative election outcome is crucial for the President who needs a majority from his party to govern and not be obliged to co-exist with an opponent Parliament that would make him a lame duck…

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U.S.-Israeli Shared Values: Religious Fundamentalism and War Crimes

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U.S.-Israeli Shared Values: Religious Fundamentalism and War Crimes

On Monday Religious Jewish and Christian fundamentalists celebrated the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem while Israeli forces fired live ammo at unarmed women, children, journalists, first responders and bystanders for being near the barbed wire fence that separates Gaza from Israel. From recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, to withholding money from the United Nations…

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