In the week since the Bedouin-dominated kingdom of Saudi Arabia went berserk over Canadian criticism of its atrocious human rights record, things have not cooled off. The Saudis ordered the Canadian ambassador to leave Riyadh in 24 hours. It also recalled its own envoy from Ottawa and ordered 15,000 Saudi students at Canadian universities to return home by September 1.
With the federal government as well as two of the four provinces—Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab—under his belt, Imran Khan, leader of the Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaf (PTI) party is a greatly satisfied person. His 22-year-long struggle for change from the two mafia families—the Zardari-Bhutto combine and the Sharifs (no sharifs, those crooks)—has finally borne fruit.
Initial results of the July 25 elections show that Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaf (PTI) led by cricket-hero-turned-politician seems to have swept the polls.
"I would like to share some thoughts about the need for solidarity between Canadians and the people of Indian-occupied Kashmir (IOK) who have been living under an illegal and unjust occupation for 71 long years."
On July 7 and Sunday July 8, 2018, Friends of Kashmir Committee Canada (FKCC), and the Canadian Council for Justice and Peace in collaboration with a number of other organizations held two successful conferences on Kashmir in Toronto and Hamilton. President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Masood Khan was the chief guest.
When the media reported that Dr. Tariq Ramadan had “admitted to having a relationship” with one of his accusers, many Muslims that had hitherto defended him against the French state’s blatant Islamophobia got confused. Corporate media that habitually attack influential Muslims should not automatically be trusted. Even if the reports of Dr. Ramadan’s admissions are true, this is not what the case is about.
To understand why the people and leadership of Iran distrust the US, one only has to recall the US’ deliberate shooting down of an Iranian passenger plane on July 3, 1988 in the Persian Gulf.
‘Saudi’ Arabia’s court preacher, Abdulrahman al Sudais was confronted in a Geneva Mosque after he praised US President Donald Trump as “peacemaker” and supporting the Saudi genocidal war on Yemen.
In keeping with its tradition of hosting the largest Quds Day rally in North America, Toronto once again maintained this position on June 9.
The annual Quds Day rally has got the Zionists all riled up. Unable to prevent the marh despite using illegal tactics, they have resorted to spreading lies about it.
There is something remarkable about the fortitude and resilience of the Palestinian people in resisting 70 years of a brutal Israeli occupation, one of the longest military occupations in history.
As Palestinians commemorate NKBA (Catastrophe) that befell them 70 years when their land was stolen from them, dozens have been shot and killed by the Zionist occupation forces. Illegal Zionist squatters from Europe and North America storm the Holy precinct of Masjid al Aqsa. Palestinians are brutalized and humiliated on a daily basis. In this report, Nwabisa Sigaba of South Africa narrates her personal experiences of a visit to Occupied Palestine
As 40,000 Palestinians from Gaza Strip participated in the Great Return March, the Zionist occupation army opened fire with live ammunition. As of this writing, the gun-toting Zionists have killed at least 52 and wounded 2238 Palestinians in Gaza.
Like a mad uncle coming down from the attic wielding a cane to sort out noisy children, Mahathir Mohamad has once again stormed Malaysian politics. At 92, the coalition he led, Pakatan Harapan (Alliance of Hope), achieved a stunning victory against the ruling coalition, Barisan Nasional (BN).
The people of Lebanon voted for stability and security in the parliamentary elections giving the Hizbullah-led alliance a comfortable majority with 67 out of 128 seats.
While he had repeatedly said that he would pull the US out of the multilateral Iran nuclear deal, Donald Trump’s announcement on May 8 still came as a shock.
The French have always been virulently Islamophobic. The latest call by 300 leading figures, however, demanding that Muslim leaders “reject parts of the Qur’an” has sparked outrage across a broad cross section of society.
Thousands of Syrians poured into the streets of Damascus on Saturday (April 14) to denounce the latest US-UK-French aggression against Syria. Late Friday/early Saturday morning, the terrible trio launched 103 missiles from ships, submarines and planes at three sites in Syria.
America’s dogs of war are straining at the leash. Led by US ambassador at the UN Nirmata Kaur Randhawa (who changed her name to Nikki Haley to sound more American), they want more wars and are pushing the moron Donald Trump to launch one against Syria even though the generals are reluctant to do so.
In a tit for tat, China has imposed retaliatory tariffs against the US on a range of goods including pork and wine after the US slapped tariffs on Chinese produced steel and aluminium.