Monthly Archives: September 2017

Sectarian Map Crisis

By Walid Abdul-Hai How does “Media” Utilize Cognitive Maps to Spread Sectarianism and Hatred? Viewing the bilateral Sunni-Shiite relations map worth noticing the following phenomena: The Iranian (Shiite) exports to Turkey (Sunni) have increased by 80% during the current year, let alone the coordination between them regarding Syria and Iraq. The conflict between the Wahhabis (Sunni) and Muslim Brothers (Sunni). ...

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Jackson Brown’s advices to his son

Jackson Brown is a well-known American writer. His books were translated into 35 languages. When his son decided to go to  the University, he  wrote for him  some useful advices from the viewpoint of a father to a son. These advices were later published in a book with the title: “Life’s little Instruction Book”. Here are some excerpts: Beware banks ...

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America Reads Sūrat al-Anfāl!

By Khaled Harbie: The first time I saw him, it did not take me long to know that this old man, who is sitting in the corner of the prison cell, is one of the prominent figures of the Afghan struggle against the Soviets. Despite my young age at that time, I realised that I was living a critical moment ...

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A letter from a Sudanese expatriate to the Saudi people

The  new set of incremental  taxes al Saud  decided to impose  on expatriates living in the Kingdom with effect from the beginning of the new year and at a monthly rate of 400 Saudi Riyals per person in  2018,  rising to 600 Riyals per person in 2019 and up to 800  Riyals in 2020, has prompted a Sudanese expatriate  to ...

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Blessed is he who does not oppress anyone

Lebanon’s richest man, Emile al-Bustani, bought a grave in the most beautiful area overlooking Beirut and had a private plane. One day his plane crashed into the sea … Millions were spent to retrieve his body, but it could not be found! They found only the plane and could not find the body to be buried in this expensive grave. ...

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Israeli Foolishness Born out of Helplessness and Fear

“Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has strategically defeated all those who wanted to topple him,” AFP quoted Aaron Lund, an expert on Syrian affairs at Sanchez Research Foundation, where he expressed his belief that “the Syrian government will regain control over the country’s territories one after another”. According to Fabrice Balanch, an expert on Syrian geography, the opposition factions are only ...

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Bedouin recognition of defeat in Syria

The Guardian said : “There is nothing to prevent the final victory of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad,” ,in its analytical article the newspaper pointed out  to the abandonment of international and regional parties, especially Saudi Arabia and Jordan to support the so-called “Syrian opposition”. The newspaper said: “In recent months, as supplies of aid, money and weapons to Syria’s opposition ...

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Robert Fisk: “The Syrian war is ending”

The Independent addressed in an analytical article by the famous writer “Robert Fisk” the situation in Syria and how it managed to defeat the terrorist organization of ISIS calling and the advance of the Syrian forces. Fisk said that the Syrian army and its allies were advancing on ISIS positions in Deir al-Zour and that the repeated victories of the ...

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Why the Saudi has Changed Attitude towards Syria?

The US Bloomberg News Agency reported that the secret of Saudi Arabia’s “sudden” transformation of its attitude towards Syria is largely due to the successive losses sustained by the Syrian armed opposition and the restoration of the Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad effectively controlling a large part of the Country. The Agency pointed out that Saudi Arabia is now convinced of ...

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