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March 2006

Beware America's 'Stupid, Rash and Shallow' Ambassador

March 14, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

U.S. ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad has repeatedly shown that he is nothing but a shallow individual. His behavior is tantamount to that of a circus conjurer who relies more on slight-of-hand than his mind. And recently, he barely avoided spilling rivers of blood after irresponsible statements that he made [Read more]

Time for the Occupiers to Stop Blaming the Victims

March 13, 2006 // Ad-Dustour - Jordan - Arabic

The revealed religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) and all benevolent human beliefs call for justice, tolerance, and fraternity. Accepting injustice, whether by words, actions, or even within the heart, goes against human nature. Resisting aggression is consistent with human nature and is in harmony with laws [Read more]

When the Occupier Blames the Victim

March 13, 2006 // Al-Mustaqbal - Lebanon - Arabic

The revealed religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) and all benevolent human beliefs call for justice, tolerance, and fraternity. Accepting injustice, whether by words, actions, or even within the heart, goes against human nature. Resisting aggression is consistent with human nature and is in harmony with laws [Read more]

American Failure Strengthens Iranian Influence in Iraq

March 10, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - Arabic

The American Secretary of Defense accused Iran's Revolutionary Guard of infiltrating Iraq to undertake destructive activities that are damaging to the future of the country. The purpose of these attacks is to emphasize this: that control by American occupation forces is breaking down. This is to Iran's advantage, [Read more]

American Failure Strengthens Iranian Influence in Iraq

March 10, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - Arabic

The American Secretary of Defense accused Iran's Revolutionary Guard of infiltrating Iraq to undertake destructive activities that are damaging to the future of the country. The purpose of these attacks is to emphasize this: that control by American occupation forces is breaking down. This is to Iran's advantage, [Read more]

Bush 'Dogged by Hatred Wherever He Goes'

March 10, 2006 // Al-Gomhuria - Egypt - Arabic

While on a visit to India and Pakistan Bush was greeted by a wave of demonstrations, protests and bombings, a clear sign of the hatred felt by peoples for the American President as a politician and also, perhaps, as a person. Yet, he was behaving as if no such thing were happening all around him, although without tight [Read more]

American Failure Strengthens Iranian Influence in Iraq

March 10, 2006 // Ahram - Lebanon - Arabic

The American Secretary of Defense accused Iran's Revolutionary Guard of infiltrating Iraq to undertake destructive activities that are damaging to the future of the country. The purpose of these attacks is to emphasize this: that control by American occupation forces is breaking down. This is to Iran's advantage, [Read more]

The Arab Role in the Discovery of America

March 6, 2006 // Al Khaleej - U.A.E. - Arabic

Were the Arabs actually the first to discover America? If the answer is no, then did they participate in some way or another in that discovery? These questions are the axis of the book "Arab Navigation in the Age of Prosperity" by Tarik al-Hamdani, published by the Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation - that lofty scientific [Read more]

'Arrogant' American Diplomats 'Anger' People of Bahrain

March 5, 2006 // Akhbar al Khalij - Bahrain - Arabic

Around four month ago a scandal erupted: The America Embassy in Bahrain requested a list of all imams offering Friday prayers from government officials. There was an angry public reaction, even though most people know of the unequal nature of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and most other countries, which result [Read more]
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