Bees in jeopardy: The real cost of pesticides

Bees in jeopardy: The real cost of pesticides

Seed giant Monsanto Co.’s $45bn unsolicited takeover bid for Switzerland’s Syngenta AG, the world’s largest producer of agricultural chemicals, has sparked opposition across the globe. Together they would control one-third of the globe’s seeds and pesticides market. Today, six American and European companies – Monsanto, Dupont, Syngenta, Dow, Bayer and BASF – control the entire genetically-modified seeds planted […]

Bosnia’s survivors gather and grieve as the soil endlessly gives up its dead

Bosnia’s survivors gather and grieve as the soil endlessly gives up its dead

The dust has settled after being kicked up by crowds converging last month on Srebrenica, the site of Europe’s worst massacre since the Third Reich. But the unhealed pain remains and is repeated across this country as survivors and bereaved families gather, during this sweltering summer season of commemorations, at Bosnia’s hundreds of other mass […]

Jewish extremists raise Israeli flags outside Al-Aqsa

Jewish extremists raise Israeli flags outside Al-Aqsa

Several Jewish extremists on Sunday raised Israeli flags outside the gates of occupied East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, according to the mosque’s Palestinian director. “A group of Jewish settlers, protected by Israeli police, raised Israeli flags outside Al-Aqsa’s southern Al-Silsila Gate,” mosque director Omar Al-Qiswani told Anadolu Agency. He said another 35 Jewish extremists, […]

How an Extremist Buddhist Network Is Sowing Hatred Across Asia

How an Extremist Buddhist Network Is Sowing Hatred Across Asia

Saffron-clad monks have been instrumental in anti-Muslim riots in Burma and Sri Lanka, and have their eyes on sowing discord farther afield During her long career as a teacher, Nafeesathiek Thahira Sahabdeen prided herself on treating children of all backgrounds the same. That didn’t help her on June 15, though, when a radical Buddhist mob […]

London mosque offers help and hot meals to homeless

London mosque offers help and hot meals to homeless

A mosque in London has opened its doors for the city’s homeless, providing the invisible population with hot meals and psychological support once a week. Around 20 people carrying bags and backpacks gathered in Finsbury Park Mosque in the British capital’s north this Thursday, amid the presence of social workers available to listen to their […]

Over 50 Dalits convert to Islam, detained by police after VHP goons attack them

Over 50 Dalits convert to Islam, detained by police after VHP goons attack them

By Muslim Mirror Special Correspondent, New Delhi, 8 August 2015 : Police detained around 45 Dalit men from Haryana when right wing extremists (VHP) attacked their them after they declared their  conversion to Islam here on Saturday afternoon.  While the police allegedly let off   the attackers and took away Dalit converts to Tughalaqbad police […]

Palestinian baby’s father also dies from settler attack

Palestinian baby’s father also dies from settler attack

The father of the Palestinian 18-month-old baby boy who died in last week’s settler arson attack in the occupied West Bank has also died from his wounds. Saad Dawabsheh, the father of Ali, died early on Saturday, his brother told Al Jazeera. The 32-year-old died in Soroka hospital, where he had been treated for second-degree […]

Inside Egypt’s child torture chambers

Inside Egypt’s child torture chambers

Inside a filthy police van near Al-Azhar University an officer points to a fragment of light shining through a tiny opening: “See this bit of sun?” he asks Amena Yasser and the 16 other young men and women inside. “We’re going to put you behind it and we’ll see if you ever see the light […]

Iran’s media intensifies attacks against Turkey

Iran’s media intensifies attacks against Turkey

For several weeks, the Iranian media has been waging a propaganda campaign against Turkey and its President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as reported by Anadolu on Friday. Like Western media, the Iranian news agencies, newspapers and news websites have been publishing and broadcasting reports claiming that Turkey is supporting terrorists in the Middle East, mainly ISIS. […]

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