Month: March 2013

Egypt blames power cuts on funding squeeze
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Egypt blames power cuts on funding squeeze

Power cuts in Egypt are due to a lack of funds to buy fuel for power stations, the oil ministry said on Thursday, another sign that a government funding crunch is disrupting the wider economy.   Egypt has endured two years of political instability since the overthrow of President Hosni […]

Allah Finds a Home in a German Cathedral
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Allah Finds a Home in a German Cathedral

During the last hours of their agony in 1453, the Christian faithful took refuge within the hallowed walls of the Hagia Sophia. The Muslims killed the weak and the elderly and reduced the others to slavery. When the carnage came to an end, Sultan Mehmed II ordered an Islamic scholar […]

Bahrain Labels Hizbullah a Terrorist Entity
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Bahrain Labels Hizbullah a Terrorist Entity

While the European Union drags its feet on the issue, the Bahraini parliament voted Tuesday to label the Lebanon-based Hizbullah group a terrorist organization.   Hizbullah was accused by Bahrain of seeking to overthrow its government in 2011.  In a report submitted to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the ruling […]