The West Argues that Muslims Represent a Major Threat, Or Do They?

Upon witnessing what looks like an unending stream of terrorist attacks in Europe that was preceded by a major influx of refugees attempting to escape war and destruction that the West created across the Middle East and North Africa, it’s safe to say that Islamophobia is here to stay, at least among political circles in the …

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Main Fault Lines of India’s Politics

While, the ideology of Hindutva (Hindu nationalism) is the genesis of Hindu terrorism, having co-relationship with it, the main fault lines of India’s politics is based upon the discriminatory system of caste and religion. These trends in Indian politics have become the staging ground for all the national movements and wars of liberation. Indian anti-Muslim …

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Iran & China Conduct Joint Naval Exercises in Strategic Strait of Hormuz

Iranian and Chinese Naval forces are participating in joint drills in the strategically important Strait of Hormuz. The naval maneuvers come amid growing tensions between the US and Iran, as Washington prepares a new round of sanctions against Tehran. A total of four vessels and two helicopters displayed their military capabilities on Sunday during a …

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Zakharova Concerned US Unaware of Abstract Concept Known as ‘Military Strategy’

Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has some constructive criticism for the Pentagon. The United States is FedExing 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan, because if there's one thing that the last fifteen years of occupation has shown, it's that US troops and Afghanistan go together like peas and carrots. It would be easy for an armchair …

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US-Led Coalition Downs Syrian Army Plane in Southern Raqqa

The US-led coalition has downed a government warplane in southern Syria, the Syrian army and coalition have announced in separate statements. The Syrian military added that the plane’s pilot is now missing. https://cdn.rt.com/files/2017.06/59472a32c4618878618b4568.mp4 According to the Syrian statement, the plane was carrying out operations against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the countryside around Raqqa …

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Qatar Crisis to Ease: Takeaways and Future Prospects

Donald Trump has accused Qatar of sponsoring terrorism at the highest levels. During an appearance alongside the President of Romania, Klaus Iohannis, at the White House on June 9, the president said he had decided that «the time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding … and its extremist ideology». His comments marked the …

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Palestinian children at home reading books by candle light due to electricity shortages in Gaza City on 13 June (AFP)

A Long Hot Summer: Amid Qatar Crisis, Gaza Hit by Power Cuts, Feels Shadow of War

Mohammed Sallam is one of 700 patients in Gaza who suffer from renal failure. The 45-year-old has to go to the hospital three times a week to receive dialysis. Last week, Sallam went to Al-Shifa hospital only for doctors to tell him that his treatment would be irregular due to more than 20 hours of …

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Syrian Archives Add New Details to Henry Kissinger’s Disastrous Middle East Record

Even the harshest critics of the late Syrian President Hafez al-Assad should appreciate him for his treatment of Richard Nixon’s vainglorious secretary of state, Henry Kissinger. When Kissinger flew into Damascus on the evening of February 26, 1974, Assad made him wait for hours while he hosted dinner for Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. Only after …

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Your Mouth is a Window into Your Health: Dental Industry Scams & How to Detox Your Mouth

So many of us who are interested in health completely disregard our teeth and our mouths. We forget that our bodies are a holistic and interconnected system, one that can only function optimally if everything is running smoothly. If your liver wasn’t working properly, it would affect your entire body. Well, the same could be said about …

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