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Hijab becomes symbol of resistance, feminism in the age of Trump

For Sameeha Ahmad, the decision to put on the hijab came in psychology class at the University of Maryland. She hadn’t worn one for five years. Her mom did, as did her sister. But like many young Muslim women across the U.S., the very independence that drove her to cast off the traditional head covering has since drawn her to don one. Via: usatoday.com Since ...

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Anti-Mass Immigration Sweden Democrats Surge To First Place in Polls

The eurosceptic, anti-mass immigration Sweden Democrats have surged to first place in the polls, as theSwedish voting  public apparently become increasingly concerned by the growth of ethnic ghettoisation, rising crime rates and Islamic radicalisation.  Via: breitbart.com According to the latest YouGov poll to come out of the Scandinavian country, the party could expect to secure almost a quarter of the vote if elections ...

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U.S. boycotts UN human rights council debate on Israel and Palestinians

The U.S. is boycotting a session at the U.N. Human Rights Council that focuses on Palestine and other Arab occupied territories, saying it is biased against Israel.   Via: cbsnews.com In a statement Monday, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley took aim at a permanent agenda item at the council focusing on Israel and the Palestinian territories — the only ...

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Rape at Rockville High gets drawn into immigration debate

Critics – including the White House – blamed the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl in a high school restroom by two much older immigrants students, at least one here illegally, on failed federal policies.  Via: foxnews.com The horrific attack Thursday, in a Rockville, Md., high school was allegedly carried out by two immigrants, ages 17 and 18, who were enrolled ...

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Airline bans electronic devices on flights to and from US

Officials have banned certain electronic devices on flights to the U.S. from 13 international airports due to increased terror threats, sources told Fox News Monday.  Via: foxnews.com The ban is the result of an increased “volume” of chatter suggesting that Al Qaeda and other groups are still looking for ways to sneak explosive materials onboard planes. The open-ended ban, which goes into ...

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Why are the Hard U.S. Leftists Aligned with Radical Islamists ?

The leftist media and other American liberals insist on portraying President Trump’s position as a fight against Islam and Muslims. In fact, most moderate Muslims are not offended by the phrase “radical Islam,” because they are very distressed by the fact that their religion has been commandeered by the radicals and transformed from a religion of peace into a more ...

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The 23 most powerful nations on earth

The US has retained its position as the world’s most powerful nation, despite declining respect for its leadership. That’s according to US News and World Report, which has released the latest edition of its annual “Best Countries” study. Via: businessinsider.com  The media organisation evaluated 80 countries across a range of criteria, including cultural history, citizenship, and quality of life. Another key measure ...

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Islamic State fighters surrounded in Mosul by Iraqi army

Islamic State fighters are in disarray and struggling to fend off a rapid offensive by Iraqi forces to recapture Mosul and expel the militants from their last major stronghold in the country, a top US military official said. Via: AP “They’re lacking purpose, motivation and direction,” Army Major General Joseph Martin said in a phone interview from Baghdad. “I’ve never ...

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Behind the hack on Yahoo, Russian agents who had been courted by FBI

Just two years ago, the Obama White House welcomed Russia’s top internal security official, Alexander Bortnikov, to Washington, as the head of a Kremlin delegation attending a highly publicized U.S. government summit on countering violent extremism. Via: yahoo.com What U.S. officials did not then know is that officers of the agency that Bortnikov heads, the FSB or Federal Security Service, ...

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Is Turkey Still a Democracy?

n a half-destroyed temple overlooking the Turkish capital, there is a carved inscription of a text known as “The Deeds of the Divine Augustus.” It is the most complete surviving version of the funerary inscription of the first Roman emperor, Augustus. Following its hagiographic accounts of wars won, gladiatorial spectacles commissioned, and money showered upon the populace, it concludes with ...

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