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  HOW CHURCHILL RESPECTED ISLAM AND OTHER RELIGIONS In February 1945, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was in Egypt and wanted to discuss with the Saudi King ibn Saud a definitive and lasting settlement between Arabs and Jews. Churchill was told that the King would not allow drinking or smoking in his presence. Churchill recorded:… » read more

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Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa? The European Union is going the right way — the extreme right way — to encourage Nazi ideology all along its southern borders. It spends millions of tax-payers’ money in supporting a regime that is outrightly anti-Semitic and jihadist, that follows the Nazi model on racial… » read more

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‘If someone dishonors Islam in front of me, I will shoot him dead!’ Those are the reported remarks of Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik at a press conference. He was speaking after the assassination of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, who had championed the rights of Aasia Bibi and denounced the blasphemy charges against her as… » read more

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For centuries Europeans have argued: where are the limits of Europe? Professors and writers have battled on the subject. So have armies. Europe as a political and organisational entity would never exist if citizens had had to wait for experts, academics and politicians to agree. “The definition of Europe as a geographical entity has long… » read more

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