Remarks as Prepared by White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa, and the Gulf Region Philip Gordon at the Ha’aretz Israel Conference for Peace
TEL AVIV, Israel, July 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Thank you for that kind introduction. I also …read more Source: AFRICAWIN Read more
A Statistically Tested Way to Stop Terrorism and Boost Iraq’s Economy
By Teresa Studzinski, M.A. and Dr. David Leffler Military personnel in Asia, Africa and Latin America practice group Transcendental Meditation to build resilience and to help protect their nations from terrorism and war NBC News reports that U.S. President Barack Obama said “I don’t rule out anything,” and “my national... Read more
Chiwetel Ejiofor: Success Has Only One Father!
By Rufus Kayode Oteniya The British Press calls him British but Nigerians want his Nigerian root to be acknowledged or perhaps be called a Nigerian outrightly. It is unbritish to share a glorious moment! The British are right to call Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor, the Oscar nominee and British Independent Film... Read more
Obama, World Leaders Pay Tribute to Mandela at Memorial Service
  Amid cheers and song for the prisoner who became peacemaker, President Barack Obama energized tens of thousands of spectators and nearly 100 visiting heads of state Tuesday with a plea for the world to emulate Nelson Mandela, “the last great liberator of the 20th century.” Obama’s eulogy was... Read more
World Stands Still on News of Mandela’s Death
  In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela’s death spread Thursday, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke out about the life and legacy... Read more
Putin Faults U.S Congress on Empowering Action against Syria Without U.N
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday the U.S. Congress had no right to approve the use of force against Syria without a decision from the U.N. Security Council, and that doing so would be an “act of aggression”. He said “anything that is outside the U.N. Security Council... Read more
German Intelligence Agency links Assad with Chemical Attack using Phone Reference
A Hezbollah official has said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ordered a poison gas attack last month and that it considered the move a mistake which showed he was losing his grip, according to German intelligence. Participants at a confidential meeting of German lawmakers on Monday said the head of... Read more
Nigerian Court Orders Extradition of Suspected Al-Awlaki Aide to the U.S.A
A Nigerian court on Wednesday ordered the extradition to the United States of a man accused of being a member of the Al-Qaeda affiliate in Yemen and assigned to find English-speaking recruits. The suspect identified as Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi, aka “Abdullah” or “Ayatollah Mustapha”, is alleged to be a... Read more
Israel Intercepts, Destroys Rocket near Egypt’s Sinai
Israel intercepted a rocket near Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula early on Tuesday, exploding it in the air over the southern Israeli city of Eilat, a military official said. No damage or injury was reported in the incident, but explosions reverberated in the dark skies over the desert hills surrounding the... Read more
Pope Francis wants the Catholic Church to re-examine “exodus”
Pope Francis, in a stunningly candid assessment of the state of the Catholic Church, said on Saturday it should look in the mirror and ask why so many people are leaving the faith of their fathers. On the penultimate day of his trip to Brazil, Francis delivered a long... Read more