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Modern Day Slavery in the Gulf

October 21, 2013

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By Dimitri Gkiokas, Special to CNN [I} recently left the Middle East after a decade in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. Both are places of invariable desert yellow monotony and mind-blowing heat, with a fine touch of 90 percent humidity during the summer months – unbearable for most, but apparently not the tens of thousands of Indian, […]

Bias in the Western Media: The war you don’t see

December 30, 2010

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AlJazeeraEnglish | December 24, 2010 On the show this week we interview renowned filmmaker and journalist, John Pilger about his new film, The War You Don’t See, Iran and Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. We then turn our attention to the chequered transcripts coming from an Arabic-language translation service in the US.  

Obama in Indonesia: Much work needed on Muslim ties

November 9, 2010

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Note from Rafik Beekun: Obama has zero credibility in the Muslim world and among Muslims. While he is big on words, he has done nothing to help Muslims. When Muslims in the USA were being victimized by Islamophobia before the recent elections, Obama kept mostly silent. The Palestinian Peace process is in shambles while Obama […]