Bismillah [IslamCity] American Jewish groups must speak up over Gaza

2009-04-28 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Richard Silverstein: It is a sensitive subject, but the movement for Gaza accountability needs full Jewish participation American Jewish groups must speak up over Gaza Monday 20 April 2009 09.00 BST   When Israeli forces left Gaza in January, they left behind 1,400 Palestinian dead, 4,000 homes

Bismillah [IslamCity] Robert Fisk’s World: Now I've really lived. I've gone on a movie set and shouted 'Action!'

2009-04-12 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
* Robert Fisk’s World: Now I've really lived. I've gone on a movie set and shouted 'Action!'

Bismillah [IslamCity] Blears facing Muslim legal move

2009-04-12 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Blears facing Muslim legal movePress Assoc. - 1 hour 4 mins ago A bitter dispute between the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) and the Government escalated when the group's deputy secretary-general launched legal action against Communities Secretary Hazel Blears. More »

Bismillah [IslamCity] New evidence of alleged Israeli's Gaza war crimes revealed!

2009-03-29 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
1. 2. Watch the three Guardian video reports 3. Gaza war crimes investigation 4. Israeli war crimes allegations: what the law saysEditorial: A case to answerUK to Israel: War crimes law unchangeable now * * * End this culture of Israeli

Bismillah [IslamCity] Why Lieberman is the worst thing that could happen to the Middle East

2009-03-23 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
1. Robert Fisk: Why Lieberman is the worst thing that could happen to the Middle East 2. Robert Fisk: As usual in the Middle East, only Arabs are terrorists 3. Avigdor Lieberman - branded Arab-hating racist - set to be Israeli foreign minister

Bismillah [IslamCity] The End of Israel's Impunity?

2009-03-20 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
* The End of Israel's Impunity?

Bismillah [IslamCity] Israel annexing East Jerusalem - EU : 'You don't have a house any more'

2009-03-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
1. Israel annexing East Jerusalem - EU 2. 'You don't have a house any more'

Bismillah [IslamCity] Must Jews always see themselves as victims? A Christian painter who could not see the light in Palestine

2009-03-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
1. Antony Lerman:Must Jews always see themselves as victims? 2. Robert Fisk: A Christian painter who could not see the light in Palestine

Bismillah [IslamCity] Examine the Pope's words. There's only one conclusion

2009-03-02 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Examine the Pope's words. There's only one conclusion Robert Fisk: Benedict will demean other religions to prove Christianity’s ‘superiority.’

Bismillah [IslamCity] Pakistan imposes sharia law in Malakand : On the trail of Pakistan's Taliban

2009-02-18 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
1. Pakistan imposes sharia law in Malakand   2. On the trail of Pakistan's Taliban   3. Pakistan: Suspected US Drone Attack Kills 30   4. Sharia law in Pakistan

Bismillah [IslamCity] The writing is on the synagogue wall

2009-02-18 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
The writing is on the synagogue wall

Bismillah [IslamCity] Israel is trapped, and the chance of peace is ever more remote

2009-02-18 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Bruce Anderson: Israel is trapped, and the chance of peace is ever more remote

Bismillah [IslamCity] 'Pashtunistan' holds key for Obama

2009-02-17 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
  http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/feb/15/afghanistan-pakistan-obama  'Pashtunistan' holds key to Obama mission

Bismillah [IslamCity] TURKEY-ISRAEL TRADE VOLUME RISES BY 135% UNDER AKP

2009-02-17 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
TURKEY-ISRAEL TRADE VOLUME RISES BY 135% UNDER AKP (ANSAmed) - ANKARA, FEBRUARY 2 - The trade volume between Turkey and Israel has reached to 3.3 billion dollars in 2008 from 1.4 billion dollars in 2002 when the Islamist-rooted Justice and Development came to power, daily Hurriyet reports.

Bismillah [IslamCity] Re: The flying Dutchman

2009-02-17 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Comment from someone regarding this subject: Labour bares its appeaser’s teeth to unbending Muslims http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/minette_marrin/article5733899.ece From: Arif Sent: Saturday, 14 February, 2009 15:56:25 Subject: The flying

Bismillah [IslamCity] Bashir Ahmad: The Scottish Parliament's first Asian member

2009-02-16 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Bashir Ahmad was a man of extraordinary grace, kindness and decency. The Scottish Parliament, in which he served all too briefly as its first Asian and first Muslim member, is much the poorer for his passing.   Bashir Ahmad: The Scottish Parliament's first Asian member

Bismillah [IslamCity] The flying Dutchman

2009-02-16 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Finally, a good job from our Govt. Arif       Editorial: The flying Dutchman   http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/feb/13/free-speech-geert-wilders

Bismillah [IslamCity] Iran: A nation still haunted by its bloody past - Robert Fisk

2009-02-11 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Iran: A nation still haunted by its bloody past Robert Fisk: 11 February 1979: Ayatollah Khomeini ushered in a regime that was at once brutal and naive, provocative and dangerous. Please click on the above link to read the full article

Bismillah [IslamCity] Master of Arts and Scholarships at Qatar University

2009-02-11 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Master of Arts and Scholarships at Qatar University   Dear friends, Are you interested in learning more about Islam? Have you been searching for a golden opportunity to do so? Well, I'd like to inform you of the following... The Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS) is offering

Bismillah [IslamCity] Antisemitism : Language and history

2009-02-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
  Antisemitism Language and history * Editorial * The Guardian, Saturday 7 February 2009 Distinguishing between anti-Zionism and antisemitism has become a growth industry for every university department of cultural criticism. It is time the debate came out into the open, away

Bismillah [IslamCity] UK activists boycott Israel

2009-02-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
UK activists boycott Israel UK will import many of its Valentines flowers from Israel Saturday, 07, Feb 2009 12:03 By Laura Miller Demonstrators are planning nationwide protests today to boycott the sale of Israeli goods on UK high-streets. The national Boycott Israeli Goods (BIG) campaign,

Bismillah [IslamCity] Rise of the moderates

2009-02-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Rise of the moderates Out of the rubble of Gaza, global Jewish dissent could be emerging as a more potent force * * * Antony Lerman * The Guardian, Friday 6 February 2009 Each and every Jew who protested as a Jew against the Gaza war had a personal Jewish

Bismillah [IslamCity] Barack Obama: The action we need

2009-02-09 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Last year Barack Obama wrote an article and was published in the same newspaper but that article was removed from the web site of this newspaper on the same day. Now here is another article from him and do not know if this newspaper removes this article from the web site very soon.Arif   The

Bismillah [IslamCity] Sir David's hate mail battle

2009-02-02 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Certainly there is a God, a supreme power. It is OK for some who think there is no Gods, I am not with them and do not believe what they believe; let’s consider on behalf of them that they are right but what if there is a God? If the answer is yes, then what’d happen to those who do not believe

Bismillah [IslamCity] All faiths must stand together against hatred

2009-02-02 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
All faiths must stand together against hatred National Holocaust Memorial Day matters because it is not just about Jewish victims, but all those who are touched by atrocity Jonathan Sacks   When the Archbishop of Canterbury and I led a mission of leaders of all the faiths in Britain to Auschwitz

Bismillah [IslamCity] A decisive loss for Israel

2009-01-30 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
A decisive loss for Israel Hamas has emerged from the war stronger. Now we look to Obama to repair the errors of silence * Mousa Abu Marzook * The Guardian, Thursday 22 January 2009   Full Article

Bismillah [IslamCity] BBC The Gaza Appeal: Right Wrong

2009-01-30 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
The Gaza Appeal The BBC's decision to refuse the charity request is mistaken The death and suffering in Gaza is entirely the fault of Israel. That is a biased statement. The death and suffering in Gaza is entirely the fault of Hamas. That is a biased statement. There has been death and there is

Bismillah [IslamCity] Shoe-throwers give Bush the boot

2009-01-27 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Shoe-throwers give Bush the boot Video (1min 23sec), From the Middle East to Mexico, protesters say goodbye to former US president Watch here

Bismillah [IslamCity] Robert Fisk: So, I asked the UN secretary general, isn't it time for a war crimes tribunal?

2009-01-26 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Robert Fisk: So, I asked the UN secretary general, isn't it time for a war crimes tribunal? Monday, 19 January 2009 Mr Ban said it would not be up to him to launch a war crimes tribunal. It was pathetic It's a wrap, a doddle, an Israeli ceasefire just in time for Barack Obama to have a

Bismillah [IslamCity] Gaza - Obama speaks out about white phosphorus weapons (photo NOT for the weak)

2009-01-22 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
See what is going on there in Gaza! Something you cannot find from controlled Media. I heard on trains people share jokes, saying, oh look to this picture, indicating a picture, how nice way Israel is backing the future terrorists! I was lost there! We may have problems and we may fight but we

Bismillah [IslamCity] Demonstrators in anti-Hamas protest

2009-01-17 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Yesterday, we were there, outside Israeli embassy and today the Zionists are in Trafalgar Square, London. It is normal, human for human and Zion for Zion! Yesterday, Police beaten demonstrators badly and I heard a rumour and many believed it that Police department selected Jews Police personals

Bismillah [IslamCity] Please sign the petition: To STOP the UK sending weapons to Israel.

2009-01-14 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Dear friends,Please click here to go to the main petition page. I have just received a message from a friend of mine; regarding signing up the petition to ask the British Prime Minister to do everything in his power to impose an arms embargo on Israel in light of the recent Israeli offensive. I

Bismillah [IslamCity] UNRWA requires: Senior External Relations Project Officer, P-4 for Palestine Refugees.

2009-01-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Yesterday I watched a TV report where I learnt that most aid workers are fleeing from Palestine. UN needs support from us to support innocents. Please check if you can help them. Arif UNRWA requires: Senior External Relations Project Officer, P-4 United Nation Relief Works Agency for

Bismillah [IslamCity] Robert Fisk: Keeping out the cameras and reporters simply doesn't work

2009-01-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Robert Fisk: Keeping out the cameras and reporters simply doesn't work Monday, 5 January 2009 What is Israel afraid of? Using the old enclosed military area excuse to prevent coverage of its occupation of Palestinian land has been going on for years. But the last time Israel played this game – in

Bismillah [IslamCity] Robert Fisk: The rotten state of Egypt is too powerless and corrupt to act

2009-01-07 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
It is now known that Gaza assault and killing of one Hamas leaders boosts Ehud Barak in polls. Oh! What a great achievement! A good reply to those who argue knowing everything! This is what they were after, don't they? No doubt Hamas did some mistakes but Israel could avoid this attack finding

Bismillah [IslamCity] German Chancellor Merkel defends Israeli onslaught on Gaza

2009-01-06 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
How painful is this! She is a Zion. She is not alone and this is fact! It is rather impossible to think that some people even supporting this manslaughter job by Israel! Israel is killing people surrounded by fence!I wonder, how these people support this assault to find a solution. What a weird

Bismillah [IslamCity] MSc Scholarships for Israel and Palestine Students, Study of Human Rights

2009-01-05 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
MSc Scholarships for Israel and Palestine Students, Study of Human Rights MSc Human Rights Scholarship Programme 2009 for Israel and Palestine Students: New scholarship to promote human rights in Israel and Palestine/Occupied Territories The Centre for the Study of Human Rights is delighted to

Bismillah [IslamCity] Happy New Year!

2008-12-31 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Happy New Year! Revellers in New Zealand already enjoyed the New Year, perhaps Japanese as well. Click here to know moreclick here to read. When people enjoy fire works I can clearly see the same fire works were enjoyed by our (British) and USA soldiers in Iraq and in Afghanistan and now the

Bismillah [IslamCity] Conference: Barack Obama's Foreign Policy Agenda: The First Year

2008-12-15 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Conference: Barack Obama's Foreign Policy Agenda: The First Year SETA CONFERENCE Barack Obama's Foreign Policy Agenda: The First Year By Robin WRIGHT, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Date / Time: November 26, 2008 Wednesday / 16.00–17.30 Venue: SETA Foundation for Political,

Bismillah [IslamCity] Baghdad deadline

2008-12-09 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Baghdad deadline A deal on a US forces pullout must be matched by the region's embrace of Iraq

Bismillah [IslamCity] Zardari: An Accidental President

2008-12-09 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Man in the News: Asif Ali Zardari By James Lamont and Farhan Bokhari Published: December 5 2008 18:48 | Last updated: December 5 2008 18:48   When Condoleezza Rice, US secretary of state, arrived in Islamabad this week, Asif Ali Zardari’s daughter, Aseefa, was presented to her at the presidential

Bismillah [IslamCity] The Big Question: Should children be taught in single-sex classrooms?

2008-12-02 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
The answer is: YES! The Big Question: Should children be taught in single-sex classrooms?  By Richard Garner, Education Editor Wednesday, 26 November 2008

Bismillah [IslamCity] 'Nobody supports the Taliban, but people hate government'

2008-12-02 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
'Nobody supports the Taliban, but people hate government'Robert Fisk As he leaves Afghanistan, our correspondent reflects on a failed state cursed by brutal fundamentalism and rampant corruptionThursday, 27 November 2008 reflects on an Afghanistan cursed by brutal fundamentalism and rampant

Bismillah [IslamCity] Muslims for America

2008-11-01 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Muslims for America Colin Powell's declaration – 'So what if Obama is a Muslim?' – was an overdue repudiation of Republican smears Wajahat Ali guardian.co.uk, Wednesday October 22 2008 Wajahat Ali is a Muslim American of Pakistani descent. He is a writer and attorney, whose work, The Domestic

Bismillah [IslamCity] Family courts can accept sharia law

2008-11-01 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Family courts can accept sharia law 2 hours 1 min ago Decisions reached according to Islamic law can be accepted by English family courts, it has emerged.   Although sharia law officially has no jurisdiction in England, a ruling passed on a separating couple by a sharia council can be submitted

Bismillah [IslamCity] The Washington insider who made Obama rich

2008-11-01 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
The Washington insider who made Obama rich By D.D. Guttenplan Published: October 24 2008 22:53 | Last updated: October 24 2008 22:53 The Financial Times Limited 2008   http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/35d28f90-9f13-11dd-98bd-77b07658.html?nclick_check=1   --- Arif

Bismillah [IslamCity] New book : Islam in Inter-War Europe

2008-11-01 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
New book : Islam in Inter-War Europe Islam in Inter-War Europe Nathalie Clayer and Eric Germain (eds) In the enormous literature on the Muslim world, one of the few gaps in our knowledge is the status of Islam in inter-war Europe, an imbalance this book aims to address. The Muslim population

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fw: Translators needed for poem

2008-10-21 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
FROM: Linda Please contact jocklerouque@ yahoo.com directly if you can translate this!  Hi, I'm looking for translators -- Spanish, Arabic, French, German, etc. (Italian's taken care of :) Thanks, Jock The Revolution Will Not Be Organized The revolution will not be organized, the revolution

Bismillah [IslamCity] Asian Youth Fellowship (AYF)

2008-09-07 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Asian Youth Fellowship (AYF)ayf @ asiaseed.org  More info   : http://www.asiaseed.org/ayfj/   Asian Youth Fellowship (AYF) Program aims to nurture human networking among ASEAN countries, Bangladesh and Japan.   The AYF preparatory course before entering Japanese Graduate School as Japanese

Bismillah [IslamCity] Robert Fisk's World: A region boiling with tales of kings, gangs and war

2008-08-18 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Robert Fisk's World: A region boiling with tales of kings, gangs and warIndependent, Saturday, 16 August 2008 Two groups from Moscow fought it out with Kalashnikovs amid Dubai's architectural masterpieces I call it the back of the book, the ream of reports and stories that pile up in my

Bismillah [IslamCity] Man in the News: Mikheil Saakashvili: The return of the great powers: Moscow warns it could strike Poland over US missile shield

2008-08-18 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Man in the News: Mikheil Saakashvili By Quentin Peel Published: August 15 2008 18:27 | Last updated: August 15 2008 18:27 The Financial Times Limited 2008 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/33a7495e-6aed-11dd-b613-779fd18c.html   Rupert Cornwell: The return of the great powers Russia lost the original

Bismillah [IslamCity] The face of 9/11

2008-08-18 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
No comments! The face of 9/11 By Demetri Sevastopulo Published: August 15 2008 18:03 | Last updated: August 15 2008 18:03 The Financial Times Limited 2008 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ee1c1194-68d0-11dd-a4e5-779fd18c,s01=1.html Send instant messages to your online friends

Bismillah [IslamCity] Mikhail Gorbachev: A Path to Peace in the Caucasus: We had no choice

2008-08-16 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
A Path to Peace in the Caucasus: We had no choice By Mikhail Gorbachev Washington Post Tuesday, August 12, 2008; Page A13 MOSCOW -- The past week's events in South Ossetia are bound to shock and pain anyone. Already, thousands of people have died, tens of thousands have been turned into

Bismillah [IslamCity] Greencard scheme in Denmark

2008-08-14 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Greencard scheme in Denmark: Please click on the link: http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/coming_to_dk/work/greencard-scheme/greencard-scheme.htm Forward and share with your friends/contacts. __ Not happy with your email address?. Get the

Bismillah [IslamCity] Palestinians capture violence of Israeli occupation on video

2008-08-01 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Palestinians capture violence of Israeli occupation on video In a graphic and hard-hitting film Peter Beaumont speaks to Palestinians filming abuse from settlers and Israeli armed forces * Peter Beaumont in Ni'ilin * guardian.co.uk, * Wednesday July 30 2008 Link to this

Bismillah [IslamCity] Iraq's unseen violence - The US government and military are preventing the public from seeing photographs that depict the true horror of the Iraq war

2008-07-31 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Iraq's unseen violence The US government and military are preventing the public from seeing photographs that depict the true horror of the Iraq war * * Dan Kennedy * guardian.co.uk, * Tuesday July 29 2008 Even by the squeamish standards of the American media, the

Bismillah [IslamCity] National insecurity - The Pakistani army must change its tactics against the militants if it is to halt a descent into chaos

2008-07-31 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
National insecurity The Pakistani army must change its tactics against the militants if it is to halt a descent into chaos * * Martin Woollacott * The Guardian, * Wednesday July 30 2008 From the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean, the armed forces of the states

Bismillah [IslamCity] 2009 Mexican Government Scholarship for Foreigners

2008-07-30 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
2009 Mexican Government Scholarship for Foreignerswww.anuies.mxScholarship Description and Availability This scholarship is offered to an unspecified number of people.Open for applications until August 7, 2008. This award is to be used for research. This scholarship is paid unspecified.

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fw: Video: Israeli soldier arrested for shooting prisoner

2008-07-24 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Video: Israeli soldier arrested for shooting prisoner Anne Barrowclough   An Israeli soldier has been arrested after being caught on camera shooting a bound and blindfolded Palestinian prisoner in the foot. In the video, the Palestinian, Ashraf Abu Rahma, 27, is seen being led, handcuffed and

Bismillah [IslamCity] The concept of international justice will be on trial, too

2008-07-24 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
The concept of international justice will be on trial, too Serbs will now look to The Hague for a kind of closure, but it is always better for a nation to seek atonement within itself * * Simon Jenkins * The Guardian, * Wednesday July 23, 2008 The capture of

Bismillah [IslamCity] Out of Iraq, into the White House?

2008-07-22 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Out of Iraq, into the White House? The Iraqi prime minister's support of Barack Obama's troop exit plan is the biggest story of the election campaign so far * * Michael Tomasky * guardian.co.uk, * Monday July 21, 2008 Boy would I have liked to have been tapping the

Bismillah [IslamCity] Islam and the pluralist state

2008-07-22 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Islam and the pluralist state Editorial, The Independent, Saturday July 19, 2008 It would be easy to criticise the Government's plan to fund a new independent board of Islamic theologians to advise the Muslim community about the tricky issues faith provokes in a modern pluralist society.

Bismillah [IslamCity] Helping Pakistan: Pakistan’s troubles demand unity

2008-07-19 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Helping Pakistan: Pakistan’s troubles demand unity Pakistan is rising rapidly up the global risk register. The hopes generated by the elections of February 18, when Pakistanis rejected religious extremists' parties, are evaporating. The country, a nuclear power, and its 165m people are beset by

Bismillah [IslamCity] Drug Trade: Afghanistan-Iran-NATO: Consider the poppies

2008-07-12 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Drug Trade: Afghanistan-Iran-NATO: Consider the poppies A joint Nato-Iran venture tackling the Afghan drug trade could deliver great political fruits for allRoger Howard The Guardian, Friday July 11, 2008 Despite rising casualties and shattered dreams, Nato's Afghan mission need not turn out to

Bismillah [IslamCity] Iran and Israel build up their bluffing game

2008-07-12 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Iran and Israel build up their bluffing game The warlike posturing would be more frightening if there were much likelihood of an Israeli attack - but there isn't Gerard Baker When governments undertake grand gestures in the full glare of public attention, the only thing you can be sure of is

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fw: Islamophobia: Swiss far right seeks vote on minarets ban

2008-07-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Islamophobia: Swiss far right seeks vote on minarets ban * Ian Traynor, Europe editor * The Guardian, * Wednesday July 9, 2008 The minaret of the Mahmud mosque is pictured close to a Christian church in Zurich, Switzerland. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Bismillah [IslamCity] Israel's impasse

2008-07-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Analysis: Israel's impasse By Tobias Buck Published: July 9 2008 03:00 | Last updated: July 9 2008 03:00   As the former head of Mossad, Israel's secret service, Danny Yatom is not a man easily ruffled. Yet halfway through his second term in the Israeli parliament, where he served as a deputy

Bismillah [IslamCity] Former head of MI5 says 42-day detention plan is 'unworkable'

2008-07-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Former head of MI5 says 42-day detention plan is 'unworkable' By Ben Russell, Political Correspondent Independent.co.uk, Wednesday, 9 July 2008 Reuters Baroness Eliza Manningham-Buller took the highly unusual step of using her maiden speech in the House of Lords to denounce the plans   Plans to

Bismillah [IslamCity] Wife-beating? That's fine – unless you're a Muslim

2008-07-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Mark Steel: Wife-beating? That's fine – unless you're a Muslim   The Sun newspaper has come over a bit modest. Following a Channel 4 documentary about media reporting of Muslims, the paper accepts some of its stories were distorted. But they're not doing themselves justice. They weren't

Bismillah [IslamCity] Cheer up. We're winning this War on Terror

2008-07-03 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Do you think Baker is right? - Moderator,   Cheer up. We're winning this War on Terror Al-Qaeda and the Taleban are in retreat, the surge has worked in Iraq and Islamism is discredited. Not a bad haul Gerard Baker Gerard Baker is United States Editor and an Assistant Editor of The Times. He

Bismillah [IslamCity] US removes its nuclear arms from Britain

2008-07-02 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
US removes its nuclear arms from Britain   · Exit of 110 gravity bombs ends 54-year presence · Change happened secretly over years, say scientists Julian Borger, diplomatic editor   The US has removed its nuclear weapons from Britain, ending a contentious presence spanning more than half a

Bismillah [IslamCity] Pak-US Relation: Pentagon treads softly as tensions rise - FT

2008-07-02 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Pak-US Relation: Pentagon treads softly as tensions rise By Daniel Dombey and Demetri Sevastopulo US military commanders were quick to tout General Ashfaq Kiyani as his own man after he replaced Pervez Musharraf, the Pakistani president, as the country's army chief of staff last November. The

Bismillah [IslamCity] Exposed: the arms lobbyist in British Parliament

2008-07-02 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Exposed: the arms lobbyist in British Parliament 'We'll ask the questions that you can't, without your fingerprints,' he tells clients By James Macintyre   A senior arms lobbyist is gaining access to ministers, MPs and peers inside Parliament using a research assistant pass allotted to a member

Bismillah [IslamCity] Review: The eternal present tense

2008-06-29 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
- Forwarded Message Sent: Saturday, 21 June, 2008 4:55:07 PM Subject: Review: The eternal present tense   The eternal present tense Tarif Khalidi's new English edition of Islam's sacred book offers valuable perspectives, says Ziauddin Sardar Saturday June 21, 2008 The Guardian Buy

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fw: Author's Life: Sex and the Saudi girl

2008-06-29 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
- Forwarded Message Sent: Friday, 20 June, 2008 3:46:29 PM Subject: B] Author's Life: Sex and the Saudi girl Author's Life: Sex and the Saudi girl The writer who brought chick-lit to Arabia tells about passion behind the veil Lesley Thomas Saudi Arabia has a new minister for women. She’s

Bismillah [IslamCity] Fw: Live Vote: Should Bush be impeached? - Politics- msnbc.com

2008-06-15 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
- Forwarded Message From: Mary Kaye Live Vote: Should Bush be impeached? - Politics- msnbc.com http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/10562904/ * Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed,

Bismillah [IslamCity] We must talk to the enemy - Peter Hain

2008-06-09 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
We must talk to the enemy By Peter Hain [Peter Hain is MP for Neath and former secretary of state for Northern Ireland. A longer lecture on this subject, delivered today in New York, will be available at irelandhouse.fas.nyu.edu] Northern Ireland offers a model for peace that can help other

Bismillah [IslamCity] Reasons to be cheerful, pt 1

2008-05-24 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Reasons to be cheerful, pt 1 The equipment is shoddy. Morale is low. The war is unwinnable. This is the received wisdom about Afghanistan, but is it fair? After a tour of Helmand, one writer thinks not By Julian Glover Britain's war in Helmand is being fought in real time on six big plasma

Bismillah [IslamCity] News: UK poised to become first western country to issue Islamic bonds

2008-05-21 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
UK poised to become first western country to issue Islamic bonds By David Oakley, Capital Markets Correspondent Britain will announce today its determination to launch the first Islamic bonds by a western government, in the clearest sign yet that long-running doubts over costs and pricing have

Bismillah [IslamCity] Re: Dutch Bishop: Christians should refer to God as 'Allah'

2008-05-20 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
is, those who have deliberately misled their fellows are not able to stand for the responsibilities and mishaps have happened. Also, those who realised that they were misled and are not embracing the truth will remain responsible for their own acts! - Arif Bhuiyan From the UK - Original Message

Bismillah [IslamCity] Childish superstition: Einstein's letter makes view of religion relatively clear

2008-05-15 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Article # 1 Childish superstition: Einstein's letter makes view of religion relatively clear Scientist's reply to sell for up to £8,000, and stoke debate over his beliefs James Randerson, science correspondent The Guardian, Tuesday May 13 2008 Albert Einstein, pictured in 1953. Photograph: Ruth

Bismillah [IslamCity] Israel's celebration remains a Palestinian catastrophe

2008-05-15 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Israel at 60 Israel's celebration remains a Palestinian catastrophe Neither side will ever agree on the narrative of the conflict, and the prospects for peace in the Middle East are slim Ahmad Samih Khalidi Ahmad Samih Khalidi is a senior associate member of St Antony's College, Oxford, a former

Bismillah [IslamCity] Age of Terror

2008-05-15 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Age of Terror Peter Taylor examines the start of Al-Qaeda’s Jihad on the West with a study of the events that fight brought Osama Bin Laden to the world’s attention. Last in series. Watch the Video from the link: (Available for 5 more days from today)

Bismillah [IslamCity] Open PhD positions 2008: The Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular and Cellular Biology

2008-05-14 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
The Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular and Cellular Biology Open PhD positions 2008 Please click here: http://www.hbigs.uni-heidelberg.de/main_opnen_positions.html#up

Bismillah [IslamCity] As it turns 60, the fear is Israel has decided it can get by without peace

2008-05-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
As it turns 60, the fear is Israel has decided it can get by without peace This nation was forged in refuge, not imperialism. But its people have grown cynical about hopes for a deal with Palestinians By Jonathan Freedland In the wee small hours on Israeli television, they show reruns of what was

Bismillah [IslamCity] Jimmy carter: A human rights crime

2008-05-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
# 1 A human rights crime The world must stop standing idle while the people of Gaza are treated with such cruelty By Jimmy Carter · Jimmy Carter, a former president of the United States, is founder of The Carter Center project-syndicate.org The world is witnessing a terrible human rights crime

Bismillah [IslamCity] I wanted to report on where the silence was

2008-05-10 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
'I wanted to report on where the silence was' Texas-born Dahr Jamail was outraged that the US media were swallowing the Bush administration's line on Iraq and so, with just $2,000 and no previous journalistic experience, he set off to find out what was really happening in the country. He talks

Bismillah [IslamCity] Israel: A state of uncertainty

2008-05-08 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Israel: A state of uncertainty By Tobias Buck Israel turns 60 tomorrow and the government is putting on a brave effort to make the anniversary a joyful affair. Streets are decked out in tens of thousands of blue-and-white national flags. A cheerful television spot shows a boy living through the

Bismillah [IslamCity] Israel's Pride and Prejudice at 60

2008-05-05 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Article # 1 Israel's Pride and Prejudice at 60 By Dominique Moïsi The writer is a senior adviser at France's Institute for International Relations If 60 is for an individual the age of maturity, it is a very young age for a state. Israel remains, for the lack of a better word, an adolescent

Bismillah [IslamCity] Ireland is at peace?

2008-05-05 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Some News/Articles I believe you will find interesting! Do you think that Ireland is in peace? 'Ireland is at peace' IRELAND is at peace. With those four words, Bertie Ahern ended his political career on the highest stage and signalled the hour of his country's coming of age. 'Drumcondra Mafia'

Bismillah [IslamCity] Anti-terror law is absurd, unfair and a breach of human rights

2008-04-29 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Judges V Ministers Anti-terror law is absurd, unfair and a breach of human rights #1. Freezing assets of terror suspects ruled unlawful by High Court Asset-freezing orders imposed by the Treasury on terror suspects have been ruled unlawful Sean O'Neill, Crime and Security Editor Anti-terrorism

Bismillah [IslamCity] The art of war

2008-04-28 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
The Art of war: John Hoyland: Blood on the canvas, by a modern master John Hoyland has been called Europe's answer to Mark Rothko. On a visit to his London studio, esther walker discovers why the celebrated painter has turned to Robert Fisk of The Independent for inspiration in his latest

Bismillah [IslamCity] Our reign of terror, by the Israeli army

2008-04-27 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
united against this Propaganda State and for their better future. They must realise that their Govt. is against them and threw them in danger! The 2nd World War was a tool used against Jews to give birth of an illegitimate nation! Place your comments on the subject/article. Thank you. Arif Bhuiyan

Bismillah [IslamCity] How Arabs have been driven out of Hebron

2008-04-26 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
How Arabs have been driven out of Hebron By Mario Vargas Llosa. Hebron is the image of desolation and pain. I'm talking of the H-2 sector, the oldest part of this ancient city, which is under Israeli military control and where some 500 colonos – settlers – live in four settlements. It is one of

Bismillah [IslamCity] Robert Fisk: Painters love martyrs and prophets

2008-04-26 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Painters love martyrs and prophets Saint Sebastian's death – arrows puncturing skin – is straight out of Shia martyrology By Robert Fisk Nothing annoys me more than a magnificent Renaissance painting which carries the deadly label school of. Why any of the great masters would let some junior

Bismillah [IslamCity] Commonwealth scholarships

2008-04-20 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Commonwealth scholarships Each year around 500 Commonwealth scholarships and fellowships are awarded by the UK government. These awards cover doctoral studies, masters degrees, and academic or short term professional fellowships; and there are also opportunities for distance learning courses

Bismillah [IslamCity] Postgraduate Research Degree or Master's by Research program, University of Sydney, Australia

2008-04-20 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Postgraduate Research Degree or Master's by Research program, University of Sydney, Australia Scholarships for International Students. If you are a local University of Sydney student interested in scholarships for postgraduate study overseas, see the University research and scholarships site

Bismillah [IslamCity] Netanyahu says 9/11 terror attacks good for Israel

2008-04-19 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Report: Netanyahu says 9/11 terror attacks good for Israel By Haaretz Service and Reuters The Israeli newspaper Ma'ariv on Wednesday reported that Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu told an audience at Bar Ilan university that the September 11, 2001 terror attacks had been beneficial for

Bismillah [IslamCity] The Taliban blowback

2008-04-17 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
, as if - look what I have found or what they are saying, etc., and to hear neutral comments from you on this subject only. If you are interested please place your comments on the contents of this article or on the author / group/s or please just keep watching. Please no attack or cuss. - Arif

Bismillah [IslamCity] Al-Maktoum Institute, Dundee, Scotland

2008-04-16 Thread Arif Bhuiyan
Al-Maktoum Institute, Dundee, Scotland Validated by The University of Aberdeen Postgraduate Opportunities: MLitt taught Masters PhD/MPhil research Study of Islam Muslims Islamic Studies Islamic Jerusalem Studies Muslims, Globalisation the West Multiculturalism Available full time or part time

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