Tag archive for ‘Arab’
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By bmcsr On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Obama, Arab nations dance to different tunes

What we have been watching is a carefully choreographed diplomatic dance, starring President Barack Obama and the Arab leaders who came to the United States for high-level talks at Camp David, Maryland. But the More...

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By bmcsr On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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ISIS (members) have the lowest IQ in the world

Forget airborne PTSD or poverty. Here’s a great new terrorist defense. Imran Khawaja was an ISIS Jihadist who liked guns and severed heads. Non-Muslim severed heads. (via Religion of Peace) In one section of More...

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By bmcsr On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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Crude bombs explode in Cairo; authorities blame Muslim Brotherhood

Five crude devices exploded during Wednesday morning rush hour at sites across Cairo, injuring at least six people, state television reported. The apparently coordinated blasts were the first to rattle the capital More...

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By bmcsr On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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Tony Blair ‘was told of Syrian WMDs’ says former intelligence chief

A former senior intelligence official has accused Tony Blair of attempting to “rewrite history” over what he really knew about President Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons capability. Last More...

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By bmcsr On Thursday, June 12th, 2014
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Did Iraq government’s neglect lead to Mosul’s downfall?

Mosul is an Iraqi city that has been under siege for most of the past 10 years. The latest gains by fighters belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) are only a culmination of nearly a decade More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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Video: Moroccan king takes casual walk in Tunis

Morocco’s King Mohammad VI, who is on a state visit to the neighboring north African country of Tunisia, was on Monday seen walking dressed in casual clothes on the capital’s Bourgiba street. The street is More...

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By bmcsr On Sunday, June 1st, 2014
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Ex-Fifa Official Accused Over $5m Qatar Bribe

A former senior Fifa official allegedly paid $5m (£2.98m) in bribes to secure support for Qatar’s successful 2022 World Cup bid. The Sunday Times has claimed Mohamed Bin Hammam, an ex-Fifa executive member More...

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By bmcsr On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Iran and the Ikhwan: The ideological roots of a partnership

One sizzling summer day in 2012, Tehran was abuzz with talk of an impending “historic moment.” The venue was the brand-new Hall of Conferences, constructed to host the summit of the Non-Aligned Movement during More...

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By bmcsr On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Al-Sisi Wins Egyptian Presidential Election

 Detailed election results:  27,668,183 total votes 1,764,195 voided ballots Hamdeen Sabahi        854,634  Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi  23,789,354    More information: Voter turnout after two days of More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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From Qusair to Yabrud: Shiite foreign fighters in Syria

On Feb. 13, Ali Barakat uploaded a video to YouTube titled “Nasheed: Nasr bi-Yabrud,” or “Anthem: Victory in Yabrud.” Yabrud, a Syrian town about 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Damascus, is the site of More...

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