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Laughter a Threat to Chastity? Yes, Declares Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister

31/07/2014

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Turkey: Bursa, Laughing Muslim Women

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:50 a.m. DST, 31 July 2014 ANKARA, Turkey — Chastity has long been a source of contention and in fact has often been used as a justification for the domination of women throughout the centuries in various parts of the world. It is another means by which some men seek […]

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Meet Our Journalists

10/07/2014

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Blogger, Photo by Amick Man

Ayanna Nahmias is the Editor-in-Chief. She is passionate about international affairs, geopolitics, and human rights and writes articles with an emphasis on women’s rights and child advocacy. She is working on her first novel and was interviewed about growing up in Africa as the daughter of a radical, Islamist expatriate on Radio Netherlands Worldwide. Click […]

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Punjab Immigrants Stuck in Iraq | How to Avoid Fraudulent Job Offers

24/06/2014

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Ou est le dirham, Photo by Al Cattel

Vinita Tiwari, Middle East Correspondent Last Modified: 12:50 p.m. DST, 24 June 2014 PUNJAB, India & Dubai — When dreams get wings, they fly high. But when dreams are met with deceit, often disappointment and broken aspirations are the residue left behind. The metaphor is evident in a recent tragedy that has stirred the whole world […]

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Dubai: A Tale of Economic Upsurge

29/05/2014

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"Dubai by night" Photo by: *Crazy Diamond*

Vinita Tiwari, Middle East Correspondent Last Modified: 05:09 p.m. DST, 29 May 2014 A recent survey done by one of the globally recognized auditors, Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) revealed that Dubai has been honorably named as the ‘City of Opportunity’. The emirate has left behind a lot of economically strong countries in the race; emerging […]

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Saudi Arabia Blames Camels for MERS Outbreak in US

14/05/2014

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Deadly MERS Virus Detected In Egypt, First Cases Of 2014 Surface, Photo by Gullpress WNA

Allyson Cartwright, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 20:24 p.m. DST, 14 May 2014 SAUDI ARABIA, Riyadh— A second case of an American infected with the MERS virus has been confirmed in Orlando, Florida. As MERS breaches the US border, death tolls of those infected with the virus in Saudi Arabia continue to rise. MERS originated in Saudi Arabia, […]

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