Daawo: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/07/uncovering-somalia-forgotten-music-1970s-170704123301195.html Hargeisa – In 1331, famed Moroccan explorer Ibn Battuta arrived in Mogadishu, on the Banaadiri coast, in what is today Somalia. Battuta came across the richest, most powerful port in East Africa, at the fore of the Indian Ocean trade system, then the centrepiece of the global economy. Anchored off the coast,…
Che Guevara and Fidel Castro: Revolutionary Friends A legendary friendship borne of youth and revolutionary zeal eventually succumbs to the strains of Cold War realpolitik. Che Guevara and Fidel Castro: Revolutionary Friends http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/face-to-face/2017/07/che-guevara-fidel-castro-revolutionary-friends-170711115942430.html
India and Pakistan: Forever rivals? In this UpFront special, two former foreign ministers debate what it will take to fix India-Pakistan relations.
“First, [Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan] is paying off its debts, both economic and military,” Mirzayan noted referring to the rumor that Al-Thani sent 150 special operations troops to Erdogan following the attempted coup. “Second, Erdogan is defending a loyal ally, with whom he is working hand in hand in Syria, North Africa, and with whom, until recently, he…
The Arab states which have imposed an economic blockade on Qatar over its alleged financing of terrorism have issued a severe list of demands, which includes giving Doha 10 days to cut ties with Iran, shutting down Al Jazeera, closing a Turkish military base and paying a fine.
9th Circuit deals Trump travel ban another defeat http://edition.cnn.com/2017/06/12/politics/9th-circuit-travel-ban/index.html
Safe spaces’ for Muslims in the United States? Jun. 09, 2017 – 6:31 – Tucker takes on advocate for creating ‘safe spaces’ for Muslims similar in the US to the system that was proposed in Australia #Tucker http://video.foxnews.com/v/5466422644001/?#sp=show-clips
Turkey’s parliament has approved a legislation allowing its troops to be deployed to a Turkish military base in Qatar.
Umuahia, Nigeria – Nnamdi Kanu waves his hand and puffs in frustration: “Nothing seems to be working in Nigeria. There is pain and hardship everywhere. What we’re fighting [for] is not self-determination for the sake of it. It’s because Nigeria is not functioning and can never function.”
In Sweden, the age of the so-called “refugee children” who flooded the country at the height of the migrant crisis has long been the subject of hot debate. The recently introduced medical methods of age assessment have confirmed the worst suppositions, as the majority of “kids” were in fact found…