Economy

Palm Jumeirah in Dubai to get first Sharia-compliant hotel

The National 18 November 2014
By Sananda Sahoo

The Palm Jumeirah is set to get its first Sharia-compliant hotel. R Hotels, the hospitality arm of Ajman-based R Holding, expects to open its 259-room four-star resort

 

Despite getting huge amounts of Western aid, nearly 1 in 4 Palestinian Arabs support ISIL

elderofziyon 17 November 2014

Here are the results of a survey from the Doha-based Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, in answer to the question, "In general, do you have a positive or negative

 

The deeper implications of the Ofsted Report - Actions are louder than denials

Sharia Watch UK 13 November 2014
By Sam Solomon

It is poetic justice that the "plan” which kick-started recent events in the British school system-and now proclaimed to be a "hoax”—both fits the description of the

 

Hamas got rich as Gaza was plunged into poverty

IsraelBehindTheNews 13 November 2014

While the fighting is only expected to worsen the distress of the residents of Gaza, the Strip’s economic outlook for the Strip was never good. The unemployment rate in Gaza

 

World Cup 2022: Confusion Surrounds Blatter Comments on Qatar

SPIEGEL 13 November 2014

Sources allege that FIFA President Joseph Blatter, at a dinner in Oslo, questioned whether Qatar would ultimately host the 2022 World Cup as planned. But did he?

 

Q&A: The Man Behind LiveLeak, The Islamic State's Favourite Site For Beheading Videos

Businessinsider India 12 November 2014
By James Cook

Video sharing site LiveLeak isn't your average startup. There's no CEO, office, PR team or venture capital funding. But LiveLeak has grown to be one of the biggest video

 

Michael Moore: In Defense of My Friend Bill Maher's Statements on Islam

OpEdNews Op Eds 12 November 2014
By Michael Moore

Bill Maher is a friend of mine. He stood up for me when I was attacked after my Oscar speech (given on the fourth night of the Iraq War, a war Bill publicly opposed while 70%

 

How Amnesty International Suppresses Free Speech

Gatestone Institute 12 November 2014
By Alan M. Dershowitz

Last month the Columbia University chapter of Amnesty International invited me to deliver a talk on human rights in the Middle East. I accepted the invitation, anxious to

 

Troops from Hungary, Iceland, Ireland and Italy leaves Afghanistan

Balochwarna News 12 November 2014

The Hungarian, Iceland and Italian troops are preparing to leave Afghanistan as the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) mission concludes by the end of next

 

German MEP: EU aid could fund Hamas terror tunnels

The Jerusalem Post 12 November 2014

The EU pledged €450 million to rebuilding Gaza out of a total $5.4 billion promised by participants in the donor conference in Cairo last month. The funding the EU pledged to

 

The diplomat who said 'No' to Saudi oil

BBC News 12 November 2014

Hindsight can be cruel. In 1932, amid a global economic slump, the impoverished Saudis came to London looking for a loan. They also had an offer: would Britain like to try

 

CAIR, 20 Years of Terror

FrontPage Mag 12 November 2014
By Joe Kaufman

On the night of Saturday, November 8, the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of CAIR held its 20th Anniversary Banquet at the Santa Clara Convention Center. It was fitting that two

 

Qatar warns Washington to support Muslim Brotherhood, likens group to "Christian democratic parties”

Jihad Watch 12 November 2014

The Center for National Interest in Washington, DC, recently gave Muhammad Jaham al-Kuwari, Qatar’s ambassador to the United States, a platform to spew out Al Jazeera style

 

Hamas Second-Richest Terror Group Worldwide

Arutz Sheva 12 November 2014
By Tova Dvorin

ISIS may still be the world's richest terror organizations, Forbes Israel revealed Tuesday - but Hamas is a close second. Terror groups require an enormous amount of

 

Study: 29% of young Saudis spendthrifts

Arab News? 12 November 2014

A total of 29 percent of young Saudis spend their entire salaries five days before their next payday, according to a recent survey by the Prince Salman

 

Video: Shocking Documentary Qatar's World Cup by ESPN E60

youtube. 11 November 2014
By Footy On Mars

Title says it all. Here is ESPN's shocking documentery on slave labour in Qatar.

 

Blair's deal with Saudis leads to questions over former PM's lucrative contract

The Daily Mail 10 November 2014
By John Stevens

Tony Blair has amassed a personal fortune since standing down as prime minister – often acting as an adviser to controversial businesses and regimes. But yesterday the hefty

 

Will $3 Billion Saudi Deal Arm Hezbollah with French Weapons?

Arutz Sheva 6 November 2014
By Ari Yashar

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius announced on Tuesday that his country and Saudi Arabia have signed an arms deal, by which France will receive $3 billion to send weapons

 

The shameful truth: Britain lets in far too few refugees

The Spectator 6 November 2014
By Justin Marozzi

There is a global crisis on a scale not seen for 20 years. And all we do is throw money at the problem. Pictures from Calais have returned to our television screens, showing desperate men and

 

The Islamic State Is Successfully Recruiting European Women to Come Join the Caliphate

VICE News 6 November 2014
By Colleen Curry

The women of the Islamic State are using social media to convince friends and contacts in Western European countries to come join the movement, a development that could lead to

 
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