Tajikistan: Children barred from attending church, 5,000 Bible verse calendars burned

Tajik authorities implementing a new religion law are barring children from attending religious services and have burned thousands of calendars with Bible verses. Amendments to Tajikistan’s Religion Law came into force in January last year, giving the state greater control over religious education, and increasing the amount of information religious organizations must pass on to the state. […]


According to Kan, about a third of the public believe Netanyahu should resign. The Likud suffered a blow in the polls and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won’t be able to form a coalition after the elections, according to a Kan news poll published on Friday. Following the Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit’s announcement that he intends to […]

“Deal of the century” or a plan doomed to failure?

The Americans are working on a “peace plan” based on the way Americans, not Middle Eastern people, think. And Iranian Minister Zarif’s resignation may be a sign of coming Iranian collapse. The entire Middle East, with baited breath, awaits the unveiling of Trump’s Peace Plan, the plan his advisers have been working on for almost […]

Kushner: Trump peace plan will focus on borders

President Trump’s son-in-law shares details on the ‘deal of the century, to be released following Israel’s elections. US President Donald Trump’s adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner who is the head of the team formulating the administration’s peace plan, revealed several details about the plan to Sky News in Arabic. “We have tried to formulate practical […]


“Hate speech is a menace to democratic values, social stability and peace,” Guterres said as he spoke at the opening of the month-long UN Human Rights Council’s 40th session in Geneva. The United Nations plans to scale up its response to hate speech, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday as he warned against […]

Simplify Internet of Things (IoT) Deployment

Arm and Vodafone today announced a strategic agreement that will significantly reduce complexity and costs faced by organisations when implementing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Expanding on the companies’ previous collaboration around integrated SIM (iSIM) technology, this partnership brings together Vodafone IoT global platform and connectivity, and Arm’s IoT software and services to provide enterprises […]

EU bid to bolster Arab links as US leaves HUGE vacuum for Russia and China

EUROPEAN and Arab leaders participated in a landmark summit on Sunday, as major World powers met for talks at the Egyptian resort town of Sharm El Sheikh. This first summit debuts as the US retracts from the region. Sharm El-Sheik has set the stage for EU-Arab relations as international leaders descended on the region for […]

Why Renewables Can’t Save the Planet

Germany’s emissions have flatlined & electricity costs have increased 50% since they invested $580B in a renewables-heavy electrical grid. France produces 1/10th the emissions per unit of electricity as Germany & pays half for its electricity. Guess how. — Claire Lehmann (@clairlemon) February 27, 2019 When I was a boy, my parents would sometimes take […]

Facebook is ‘actively suppressing posts from conservative media sources’, whistle-blower claims

A Facebook insider claims the company is actively demoting some posts She claims in an interview conservative media and people are being targeted   Software manipulation turns off notifications, shares and visibility to posts  The social media firm has pushed back at the allegations and called it a ‘stunt’  An ex-Facebook employee claims the social media […]

Special ops to turn focus from war on terror to China, Russia

Will be taking a larger role in cyberwarfare, information and ‘influence’ operations, sources say America’s elite special operations forces are getting new marching orders as the Pentagon moves away from its post-9/11 focus on radical terrorist groups and trains its eye on big-power rivals such as China and Russia. In a major shift of mission, […]