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Painting: Girls under Islamic State

The Kurdish artist Rostam Aghala, whose art I have shared before, has pictured women’s suffering in the hands of the terrorists in Islamic State. 41 more words

The Middle East

Freedom of Speech versus Criminal Thugs

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/417903/americans-have-right-insult-islam-rich-lowry

Once, I accidentally read this lady’s blog post and felt the need to wash my hands afterward. ( I am no friend of hers.) And the Right is acting like its tribal self over this incident. 1,028 more words

Black Panthers

HILARIOUS VIDEO: "The Price Is Right" Awarded a Treadmill to a Woman in a Wheelchair

A woman named Danielle Perez won two prizes on “The Price Is Right” yesterday . . . a treadmill and a sauna.  The only problem is, Danielle lost her LEGS in an accident ten years ago, and uses a WHEELCHAIR. 144 more words

Features

US offers multi-million reward for IS group leaders #IS #USA #war #terrorism #djihad #reward #justice #kerry

Tuesday’s statement from the State Department adds four names to the list of high-value US targets sought by the “Rewards for Justice Program.”

The militant with the largest price — $7 million (6.25 million euros) — on his head is Abdel Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli, who was designated a global terrorist for the purpose of US Treasury sanctions in May last year. 273 more words

EU

The Number One Reason People Quit Their Job Is . . .

I’m sure the thought of quitting your job occasionally runs through your mind.  But then you remember you need money to, you know, live.  So what FINALLY pushes you over the top and actually DOES drive you to quit? 79 more words

Features

Nasjonal dugnad for bosetting av syriske flyktninger

Det å ta i mot syrere, støtte syrere og dernest hjelpe dem med å ta tilbake sitt eget land, kan vise seg ikke bare å være en human og en solidarisk handling, men også en hjelp til selvhjelp. 765 more words

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