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October 24, 9:59 AM - Palestinian options at the United Nations and the International Court of Justice [middleeastmonitor]



Middle East Monitor

Palestinian options at the United Nations and the International Court of Justice
Middle East Monitor
Palestinian flag At last, it appears that the United Nations General Assembly's (UNGA) 138-9 majority vote in November 2012 to accord Palestine observer state status might finally be bearing fruit. Sweden's announcement that it will recognise Palestine ...




October 24, 9:56 AM - Azerbaijan receives first call from Hajj pilgrims on Ebola virus [apa]



APA

Azerbaijan receives first call from Hajj pilgrims on Ebola virus
APA
Yesterday one of the Hajj pilgrims appealed to the Republican Anti-Plague Station to pass medical examination due to the Ebola virus. Deputy Director of the Republican Anti-Plague Station of the Azerbaijani Health Ministry Shair Gurbanov told APA that ...




October 24, 9:41 AM - Islamic State Defections Fracture Pakistan Taliban [thediplomat]



The Diplomat

Islamic State Defections Fracture Pakistan Taliban
The Diplomat
In an audio statement released last week, the former Tehreek-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Shahidullah Shahid announced that he and five other commanders from the terror group have given the bay'ah (oath of allegiance) to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ...
Islamic State and religious extremism



October 24, 9:39 AM - Jailed Bangladesh ex-Islamist leader dies [yahoo]


FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 file photo, former chief of Bangladesh's largest Islamic party Jamaat-e-Islami, Ghulam Azam, waves from inside a car on his way to a court in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Azam, 91, died late Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 after life support was removed at the Bangabandhu Sehikh Mujib Medical University in the capital, Dhaka, said hospital spokesman Abdul Majid Bhuiyan. (AP Photo/Shawkat Khan)DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A former Bangladeshi Islamist party leader, whose imprisonment on war crimes charges triggered violent protests last year, has died of a heart attack in a prison cell of a government hospital.





October 24, 9:28 AM - Irish upper house backs Palestinian state [haaretz]



Haaretz

Irish upper house backs Palestinian state
Haaretz
Ireland should "make it clear that statehood is a right of the Palestinian people and not a bargaining chip for the Israelis to play in further sham negotiations," said Power, according to AFP. "In doing so, we will help increase pressure on Israel to ...
Irish senate calls for recognition of Palestinian state



October 24, 9:24 AM - The Problem with 'Recognizing' Palestine [counterpunch]



CounterPunch

The Problem with 'Recognizing' Palestine
CounterPunch
Following Sweden's unexpected decision to 'recognize' Palestine that followed with the typical staunch intimidation attempts and protest by Israel and the United States over the decision1, Britain and France have decided to navigate in the same ...




October 24, 9:22 AM - VIDEO: Fears of IS threat to Ancient Babylon [bbc]


There are fears that the ancient site of Babylon in present-day Iraq is threatened with destruction by the militant group calling itself Islamic State.


October 24, 9:20 AM - Ericsson profit down 10 pct despite higher sales [yahoo]


STOCKHOLM (AP) — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson says its third-quarter earnings slumped 10 percent despite higher sales due to increased operating costs and negative effects from currency hedging.


October 24, 9:00 AM - Bangladeshi leader jailed for war crime dies [aljazeera]


Ninety-one-year old Ghulam Azam, sentenced to 90 years over atrocities during the 1971 war, has life support removed.


October 24, 8:58 AM - Mortar fire on Pakistan-Iran border [bbc]


Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.



Featured Blogs

October 24, 9:04 AM - US, Israel have few options to stop the Palestinian diplomatic momentum [haaretz]



Haaretz

US, Israel have few options to stop the Palestinian diplomatic momentum
Haaretz
This month Sweden vowed to recognize Palestine as an independent state, and British lawmakers passed a non-binding resolution to do the same. In the corridors of power in Ramallah these developments are celebrated as momentous achievements ...
The Battle for Palestine — Part Two




Featured Events


Islamophobia Alerts

October 8, 5:50 PM - It's not just Bill Maher: Islamophobia on cable news is out of control [vox]



Fair Observer

It's not just Bill Maher: Islamophobia on cable news is out of control
Vox
At the center of this has been Bill Maher, a comedian and HBO talk show host who is well-known for his Islamophobic views. Maher said last week that "vast numbers of Muslims want humans to die for holding a different idea" and share "too much in common ...
Right-Wing Media Attack Ben Affleck For Challenging Islamophobia



October 15, 11:37 PM - In fight against Islamophobia, websites seek to dispel warped portrayals [aljazeera]



In fight against Islamophobia, websites seek to dispel warped portrayals
Al Jazeera America
As concerns mount that atrocities perpetrated by ISIL may lead to Islamophobia in the West, efforts to halt the spread of warped portrayals of the Muslim world were being kick-started both sides of the Atlantic. In the U.S., a website tracking anti ...
US Muslim Group Monitors Islamophobia



October 7, 9:15 PM - Right-Wing Media Attack Ben Affleck For Challenging Islamophobia [mediamatters]



Fair Observer

Right-Wing Media Attack Ben Affleck For Challenging Islamophobia
Media Matters for America
Maher and Harris defended their commentary against charges of "Islamophobia" and "bigotry toward Muslims as people," while Affleck and fellow panelists Nicholas Kristof and Michael Steele expressed concern that the two were conflating the beliefs of ...
It's not just Bill Maher: Islamophobia on cable news is out of control



October 12, 4:50 AM - Women's Studies Prof: Islamophobia Meme Is 'the New McCarthyism' [breitbart]



Women's Studies Prof: Islamophobia Meme Is 'the New McCarthyism'
Breitbart News
Dr. Phyllis Chesler, Emerita Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at the City University of New York and a self-described feminist, argued that the leftist mantra that any criticism of the doctrines of Islam is Islamophobic is “the new ...




October 19, 2:54 AM - The Islamic State: From Decapitation to Islamophobia [internationalpolicydigest]



International Policy Digest

The Islamic State: From Decapitation to Islamophobia
International Policy Digest
The ghastly images circulated freely by the cult on the Internet from beheading to crucifying their victims have incensed the international community on the one hand but on the other hand, they have regrettably encouraged instances of Islamophobia. The ...




October 8, 11:34 PM - The Beautiful Reactions These People Had To Islamophobia Give Us Hope [huffingtonpost]



The Beautiful Reactions These People Had To Islamophobia Give Us Hope
Huffington Post
"To test how deeply entrenched Islamophobia was in wider society," Kamal Saleh, MUMSA member and director of the video, told HuffPost, "we set out to stage a social experiment in the middle of Hyde Park, Sydney to see how passersby would respond to an ...
Chilling Video Of “Muslim Hate In Australia” Becomes Viral



October 15, 4:40 PM - How Israel relies on Islamophobia [mondoweiss]



Mondoweiss

How Israel relies on Islamophobia
Mondoweiss
Islamophobia has permeated far beyond TV personalities spewing liberal exceptionalism when it comes to racism. In the eloquent words of Laura Durkay, the hit TV show “Homeland” is currently pitching its fourth season using “a blonde, white Red Riding ...
Muslims ate my hamster!



October 14, 12:02 PM - MSNBC's Toure: Islamophobia Has Become An "Acceptable Racism" With Some ... [realclearpolitics]



Uloop News

MSNBC's Toure: Islamophobia Has Become An "Acceptable Racism" With Some ...
RealClearPolitics
TOURE, MSNBC: To think that we have a problem with global Islam and that it's okay to be afraid when we encounter one of the 2 million American Muslims, well that's just mental laziness. Demanding Muslims prove they're not supportive of murderers is ...
Ben Affleck Slams Bill Maher And Islamophobia



October 15, 5:24 PM - National Union of Students refuses to condemn ISIS over 'Islamophobia' fears [dailymail]



Daily Mail

National Union of Students refuses to condemn ISIS over 'Islamophobia' fears
Daily Mail
The National Union of Students has come under fire after it refused to condemn ISIS - because of fears it was 'Islamophobic'. Students put forward a motion at the body's National Executive Council meeting calling for the condemnation of terrorist ...
NUS rejects motion on Iraqi/Kurdish solidarity citing 'Islamophobia'



October 18, 5:14 PM - Islamophobia Prompts Student Union To Not Denounce Islamic State [opposingviews]



Opposing Views

Islamophobia Prompts Student Union To Not Denounce Islamic State
Opposing Views
Britain's National Union of Students has rejected a motion to condemn Islamic State terrorists because it may be seen as 'Islamophobia.' The London Evening Standard reports the National Executive Council made the decision because accepting it would ...





Featured Action Items

Time to Ban the Burqa in Australia?


Australians are expected to remove their helmet when they enter a shop or bank and there is now talk of banning Hoodies therefore we feel that it is only fair that the Burqa also be banned in all public places.




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