Monthly Archives: November 2013

Russia Officials Advised to Stay Away from Gmail

Press TV Russian secret service agents have recently advised regional government officials across the country to stay away from foreign webmail services such as Google’s Gmail and instead use domestic ones.

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Salafist Crimes in Syria in the name of Islam; Sunnis Join Shia in Repudiation

Salafist fatwas and an ‘insane frontal assault on Islam…’ By Franklin Lamb Damascus

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Mother Agnes Receives Warm Welcome from Anglican Church Officials

Journalists Jeremy Scahill and Owen Jones may object to having anything publicly to do with Syria’s Mother Agnes Mariam of the Cross, but officials with the Church of England don’t seem to have any problem with it.

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Is Support for Israel Plummeting in US Academia?

The answer is it that it does seem like it. The photo above was taken at the conference of the American Studies Association, held recently at the Hilton in Washington DC. Specifically it is from the conference’s Town Hall Meeting … Continue reading

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Gaza Band Releases Music Video (a truly beautiful song)

(H/T to Aletho News) The Watar Band is a group of extremely talented Gaza musicians, who, despite power outages and other complications to daily life where they live, have recorded this very beautiful song, entitled “Dawsha,” and produced the video … Continue reading

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Views of Pre-1948 Palestine (exposes the ‘land without a people’ lie)

Gathered within this 10-minute video are some rather amazing snapshots showing life in pre-1948 Palestine. Some of the pictures date as far back as the 1880s, though most are from the first half of the twentieth century. You’ll see photos … Continue reading

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NGO: Israel Okays 829 New Settler Homes in West Bank

Ma’an News JERUSALEM (AFP) — Israeli authorities have given the go-ahead for the construction of 829 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, settlement watchdog Peace Now said on Monday.

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The IDF: Canine Vs. Human Performance

By Ariadna Theokopoulos This interview (thanks to Gilad Atzmon for the find) speaks for itself. The only observation I wish to add is that the IDF soldiers (men and women) are decidedly superior to the dogs in IDF’s canine units … Continue reading

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Activist Group Issues Statement on Mother Agnes and the Campaign Against Her

The Solidarity Collective, a group of activists endeavoring to promote greater unity among the various alignments and groupings that make up the political left, has released a statement on the smear campaign being waged against Mother Agnes Mariam of the … Continue reading

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‘Save the Children of Syria’: Mother Agnes and Mairead Maguire Address London Audience

Though Mother Agnes has pulled out of a London antiwar conference set for this Saturday—and as far as I know has not been reinvited—she and Irish Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire have nonetheless managed to address an audience in London. The … Continue reading

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