Middle East

28.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Iran, China Moving toward Strategic Relations

Iran, China Moving toward Strategic Relations

More than four decades have passed since the establishment of official political relations between Iran and China. Although these effective players in East and West Asia have had longstanding relations as old as the history of the Silk Road, political and economic relations between the two countries have been sometimes … »

20.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Who is Netanyahu?

Who is Netanyahu?

Who is Netanyahu and why should the US Congress boycott his speech?  Benyamin Mileikowsky (aka Netanyahu) was born to Benzion Mileikowsky (later changed names to Netanyahu), a polish immigrant. His American father became secretary to terrorist leader Vladimir Yevgenyevich Zhabotinsky (aka Zeev Jabotinsky) founder of “revisionist” Zionism and supported groups … »

15.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

How Sufism could balance Salafism

How Sufism could balance Salafism

Followers of the history of Islam would be surprised at the transition from widespread Sufi Islam to widespread Salafist Islam. However, they are less surprised when they notice that the rise of religious extremism has coincided with a cognitive shift, as Sufism by nature rejects extremism. Salafist ideology, meanwhile, often … »

14.02.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Yemen: 900,000 Children Malnourished

Yemen: 900,000 Children Malnourished

Human Wrongs Watch Geneva — The political and economic crisis engulfing Yemen is having a dangerous impact on the country’s youths, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on , 13 February 2015 said as it warned that increasing numbers of children are suffering from malnourishment while fewer are attending … »

11.02.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Mounting Turmoil, Lawlessness in Libya

Mounting Turmoil, Lawlessness in Libya

Human Wrongs Watch A report produced jointly by the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights and the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) “paints a bleak picture” of the human rights situation in the country during 2014, the High Commissioner’s spokesperson said on 10 February 2015 in … »

09.02.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

World Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

World Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Human Wrongs Watch On the International Day , marked every year on 6 February, and this year focused on ending the ‘medicalization’ of the procedure, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on health workers around the world to eliminate what he called a ‘deeply harmful’ practice.  “Change is coming … »

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