On Saturday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, or Bibi as he is called, made his speech at the 66th session of the UN General Assembly, speaking into the same microphone as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Read more
Gamal Abdel Nasser, Egypt’s second president and one of the most important political figures of the Arab world, would often proudly say: “Nah-nu Abna-ul Feroin.” That’s Arabic for “We are sons of the Pharaohs”. Read more
Pope Benedict XVI is touring the Holy Land and on Saturday dropped in at Amman’s Al-Hussein mosque, Jordan’s largest.
The Pope hit the nail on its head: it is not religion, he said, but the manipulation of religion for political ends that is instigating rifts between communities.
I told you so. Read more