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Egypt arrests 33 men for alleged debauchery

In November, a Cairo court sentenced eight men to three years in jail for ‘inciting debauchery and offending public morality’ after video footage of an alleged gay marriage went viral on the Internet. (Video still) AFP, Cairo Thirty-three men have been arrested in a night-time police raid on a Cairo bathhouse for alleged “debauchery”, a … Continue reading

Death penalty sought for Nigeria child bride

Sani Garba, 55, holds the picture of his 14-year-old daughter-in-law Wasila Tasi’u on August 10, 2014 inside her abandoned matrimonial home in the village of Unugwar Yansoro. (File Photo: AFP) The Associated Press, Kano The father of a 14-year-old child bride accused of murdering her husband said Thursday he was appealing to a Nigerian court … Continue reading

Saudi university bans colored abayas on campus

The university caught two of its students wearing colored abayas recently – similiar to the ones pictured – and said the colors were not suitable for an educational institution. (Photo courtesy of Twitter) The University of Dammam’s women’s campus has banned its students from wearing colored abayas. The university caught two of its students wearing … Continue reading

The Lethality of De-Judaizing Jerusalem

And stupidity.. As an example of what the insightful commentator Melanie Phillips referred to as a “dialogue of the demented” in her book The World Turned Upside Down, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is continuing a long tradition of attempting to de-Judaize Jerusalem by expressing his mendacious notion that, as he put it, “Jerusalem has a … Continue reading

Does Israel have reason to target Syria nuclear experts?

The story immediately fueled the conspiratorial theories that maybe Israeli intelligence, namely the Mossad, had been behind it. THIS UNDATED image released by the US government shows a suspected nuclear reactor plant under construction in Syria.. (photo credit:REUTERS) According to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein, more than 200,000 people have … Continue reading

Iran hangs 26-year-old woman

Reyhaneh Jabbari is 967th person to be executed since Hassan Rouhani became Iran’s president in August last year Iran has executed Rayhaneh Jabbari despite an international campaign Photo: REUTERS By David Blair Amnesty International denounced “another bloody stain” on Iran’s human rights record on Saturday when a 26-year-old woman was executed for allegedly killing a man … Continue reading

How a Terror Attack in Jerusalem is Reported Worldwide

Ariel Cahana Translated from the Hebrew Makor Rishon newpaper by Rochel Sylvetsky International news agency Associated Press (AP)  has been accused  of anti-Israel bias before, but this time the agency has surpassed even itself  in reporting the Jerusalem terror attack in which  3-month-old Chaya Zisel Braun was murdered. Its headline reporting the attack was “Israeli Police … Continue reading

7 arrested in Egypt for homosexuality

Court orders suspects be physically examined, accuses them of ‘debauchery,’ after video emerges of same-sex wedding CAIRO — Egypt’s top prosecutor ordered Saturday seven men detained and physically examined over accusations of “debauchery,” a charge often leveled at gays, after a video emerged of a same-sex wedding party, the state news agency reported. A statement … Continue reading