Issues & Events

  • The picture shows the Red Hen restaurant located in Lexington, Virginia. (Photo by The Washington Post.)

    In defense of the Red Hen

    Jul 14, 2018 09:07

    Just recently, the owner of the Red Hen, a restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, asked White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave her establishment after employees objected to serving her.

  • Trump Treats EU Like Bozos

    Trump Treats EU Like Bozos

    Jul 14, 2018 09:03

    You can’t really blame Trump for treating European leaders with contempt. Frankly, it’s because they deserve it, and Trump knows it. Last month at the Group of Seven summit in Canada, the brash US president gave his counterparts a tongue-lashing, telling them that the NATO military alliance was obsolete due to their lack of financial support.

  • Saudi plans in regard to Qatar fail

    Saudi plans in regard to Qatar fail

    Jul 13, 2018 07:05

    Rumors abound that the Saudis are planning to dig a large canal in the north of the country which will turn Qatar from a Peninsula into an island. Saudi media report that private investors from Saudi Arabia and the UAE will finance the state-ordered construction of the canal on Arabian territory.

  • US Supreme Court’s ‘Muslim Ban Verdict’ gives Trump a blank check to detain US citizens

    US Supreme Court’s ‘Muslim Ban Verdict’ gives Trump a blank check to detain US citizens

    Jul 12, 2018 07:43

    Though the recent Supreme Court ruling on Trump vs. Hawaii, which upholds the US President’s “Muslim ban,” has been widely covered by the press, very few outlets – if any – have explored some truly unnerving implications hidden within the court’s majority opinion.

  • Conquest of Andalusia, rise of Islamic civilization in Europe

    Conquest of Andalusia, rise of Islamic civilization in Europe

    Jul 12, 2018 07:34

    When the entire Europe was immersed in absolute ignorance and war, Islam came to Spain bringing knowledge and a splendid civilization not just to the region but the European continent at large.

  • America's addictions- opioids, Donald Trump and war

    America's addictions- opioids, Donald Trump and war

    Jul 11, 2018 10:26

    When you think of addiction in America today, one thing comes to mind: the opioid epidemic. And it should. It’s serious. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, almost 64,000 Americans died of opioid overdoses in 2016 (more than died in the Vietnam War), an average of 175 people a day.

  • World Population Day

    World Population Day

    Jul 11, 2018 10:05

    On July 11, 1989, the 5 billionth man was born. Then UN secretary general Javier Perez de Cuéllar, expressing concern over the population increase, proclaimed this birth as a turning point in the world history, pointed out the urgent need for sustainable development, access to education, health and social services.

  • Washington’s latest myths, lies and oil wars under Donald Trump

    Washington’s latest myths, lies and oil wars

    Jul 10, 2018 14:14

    If we look at several recent events that have dramatically impacted global oil prices a clear pattern emerges not of free market forces but of geopolitical manipulation, above all by Washington.

  • Qabr-e Nakhodaa Island is one of the non-residential islands of Persian Gulf waters, which is situated at the Khor Mousa opening

    Iranian islands of Persian Gulf (26)

    Jul 10, 2018 14:07

    Today, we pay a visit to Qabr-e Nakhodaa Island.