A Likud lawmaker was met with derision in the Knesset plenum, after saying that that there was no such thing as a Palestinian people, since Arabic doesn’t have the consonant “P.”
“I want to go back to history, what is our place here, about Jerusalem, about Palestine, when like we said, Arabic doesn’t even have . . . → Read More: Without “P” in Arabic, Palestine cannot exist – Israeli minister
There is the timbre of his voice — pitched somewhere between a squawk and a scream. The propulsive cadence of his sentences. And of course, those distinctive habits of pronunciation (“yuuuge”).
Donald Trump’s supporters often praise how the politician gives voice to harsh truths. But that voice itself, that unmistakable instrument, has been a noteworthy . . . → Read More: So what is Donald Trump?
The stars can affect us in unpredictable ways. Astrologists have long tried to predict fame and fortune from the alignment of planets and interstellar objects, with middling degrees of success. The Herald looks at some of the illustrious personalities of Pakistan and tries to make humorous forecasts of what successes or failures – mainly failures . . . → Read More: Its all in the stars
A copy of a children’s fairy tale has been banned from a private school in Qatar after a parent complained about “indecent images” in the beloved book.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was reportedly removed from the library at SEK International School at the orders of Qatar’s Supreme Education Council.
. . . → Read More: Qatar finds Snow White inappropriate
Jihadi John was compassionate with orphans, protective of Muslims, and so generous toward his fellow militants that he once offered his personal concubine to an injured, unmarried friend.
At least, that’s the account offered in Tuesday’s edition of Dabiq, the Islamic State’s English-language magazine, which confirmed the notorious militant’s death in a drone strike . . . → Read More: Islamic State’s obituary for Jihadi John
(By Danielle Paquette) A new startup in Seattle will fund your wedding. Up to $10,000. Even thenacho cheese fondue fountain. The catch: If your union crumbles, at six months or 25 years, you must pay them back — with interest.
Swanluv will review your relationship and set an interest rate based on your compatibility. Co-founder . . . → Read More: A startup that bets on failed marriages
Al-Huda Institute founder Farhat Hashmi also pays tribute
Visibly touched by one of his former students making a name for herself in the US, Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz said that he was proud of Tashfeen Malik’s achievements. Aziz was addressing a press conference from his mosque’s loudspeaker.
. . . → Read More: Abdul Aziz’s student graduates in San Barnardinom USA
(By Satya Sagar) I am a humble cow from India and writing this to clear up some of the bull being propagated about me and members of my family for a long time.
I am not using the term ‘humble’ out of some false sense of modesty but only because this . . . → Read More: The myth of the ‘holy cow’