Saudi Arabia still promoting “violent and intolerant teachings” in schoolbooks

Saudi Arabia still promoting “violent and intolerant teachings” in schoolbooks

By A. Z. Mohamed / Gatestone Institute A review of the Saudi Ministry of Education’s school religion books currently available at the portal for digital curriculum (visited on September 25, 2017) found out that the curriculum still has violent and intolerant teachings. These books were published for the school year 2016-17. At a very early stage, the fourth […]

New elections in Catalonia coming: By force or peacefully?

New elections in Catalonia coming: By force or peacefully?

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock In a letter to prime minister Mariano Rajoy, Catalan president Carles Puigdemont asks Spain to end “repression of the Catalan people”. Puigdemont still did not say whether or not Catalonia declared independence. Meanwhile, a prosecutor seeks to hold Catalan police chief in prison with no bail. Puigdemont Requests “Sincere Dialog” Last […]

Muslim persecution of Christians, May 2017

Muslim persecution of Christians, May 2017

By Raymond Ibrahim / Gatestone Institute One month after Islamic militants bombed two Egyptian churches during Palm Sunday and killed nearly 50 people in April 2017, several SUVs, on May 26, stopped two buses transporting dozens of Christians to the ancient Coptic Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor in the desert south of Cairo. According to […]

Venezuela: opposition rules out talks until vote recount

Venezuela: opposition rules out talks until vote recount

Venezuela’s opposition said Monday it will not hold talks with the government on ending the country’s bruising political and economic crisis without a full recount in regional elections it says were rigged. “We will not take part in any exploratory talks or negotiations unless (the authorities) agree to a recount,” said Angel Oropeza, a leader […]

Viewing enemy regimes as they are, not as we wish they were

Viewing enemy regimes as they are, not as we wish they were

By Peter Huessy / Gatestone Institute During his first press conference after taking office in January 1981, US President Ronald Reagan called détente a “one-way street that the Soviet Union has used to pursue its own aims.” Echoing this remark while addressing reporters later the same day, Secretary of State Alexander Haig said that the Soviets were the source of much support […]

Rajoy boxed in with losing options: Catalonia suspends independence declaration

Rajoy boxed in with losing options: Catalonia suspends independence declaration

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock However, Puigdemont still maintains the legality of the October 1 referendum in Catalonia, stating Catalans had “won their right to become an independent country.” For now, Puigdemont seeks dialogue with Madrid. Catalonia Suspends Declaration of Independence The Independent reports Catalonia Suspends Declaration of Independence From Spain The Catalan government has said it […]

Defense minister: In next war, Israel will face fighting in north and south

Defense minister: In next war, Israel will face fighting in north and south

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Tuesday said the next war in Israel will see the Israel Defense Forces facing both a unified Syrian and Lebanese foe and another front in the Gaza Strip. He also declared Tuesday that the Lebanese army has been fully integrated with Hezbollah and now operates under the terror group’s command. […]

Multiculturalism is splintering the West

Multiculturalism is splintering the West

By Giulio Meotti / Gatestone Institute The European Union’s official statistics on terrorism are dramatic: “In 2016, a total of 142 failed, foiled and completed attacks were reported by eight EU Member States. More than half (76) of them were reported by the United Kingdom. France reported 23 attacks, Italy 17, Spain 10, Greece 6, Germany 5, […]

Dubai hopes to lead the world with technocratic smart city

Dubai hopes to lead the world with technocratic smart city

From Technocracy News For oil-rich Dubai, money is no object and its Islamic dictatorship poses no impediment for Technocrats to create the most Technocracy-oriented city in the world. Indeed, the entire Islamic world is completely sold out to the UN’s program of Sustainable Development, New Urban Agenda, Green Finance, etc., and seeks to be the […]

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