Archive for July, 2004
Feminists beware: Pope warns feminists.
Yellow Press by Iraqi poet `Abdul-Wahab Al-Bayyati (my translation): Yellow papers these days are distributing titles kissing the hands of killers wiping doorsteps bestowing on quasi-men and tales, unconditional certificates of absolution throwing sand on readers’ faces and the noise of flies can be heard in its lazy lines and dogs bark in its rivers [...]
Forgotten victims: UN calls for aid for flood-devastated Bangladeshis.
Accomplishment of Bush: Iraq ‘battleground’ for al-Qaeda.
International embezzler is back: Chalabi Reinvents Himself as a Populist.
Arab Americans Report Abuse: U.-Mich. Study Finds Nearly 60 Percent Fear for Families.
Army blames leadership in Carson-linked abuse deaths.
Alleged terror suspects are held incommunicado all over the world.
I do not want to bother you, but is this not a country that Bush had already “liberated”?: Afghanistan could implode, MPs warn.
Iraqi “democracy” marches on: Threats force delay of key Iraqi congress.
The Unreported War: US Document Reveals Scale of Conflict.
Hail, the Conquering War Criminal Comes! What Kerry Really Did in Vietnam.
When you read the comments’ section of this site you are tempted to lose faith in humanity.
Having listened to John Kerry’s speech I felt the same pleasurable sensation that you get when you listen to…elevator music, or when you eat your first boiled potato, or when you have your first grape fruit–without the medical benefits of course. Yesterday, John Edwards found it necessary to talk about the “safety and security” for [...]
“Organisers at the Democratic Party convention in United States have removed Aljazeera’s logotype banner from its skybox without assigning reasons.” Another Aljazeera story: AlJazeera’s Arabic website has those web polls every other day (they change them more frequently than Angry polls here). The one from today bothered me. It asked: “Do you support Al-Qa`idah’s threats regarding [...]
The (new) Egyptian foreign minister declares the government’s fast pace of reform: “”Egypt has been developing over the last 200 years.”
“The Democrats think the way to overthrow the Republicans is to mimic Republicans.”
Arab leaders–all Arab leaders, every single one of them–deserve all the humiliation and denigration that they regularly receive.
Al-Quds Al-Arabi is reporting in Thursday’s issue that a Yemeni businessman (`Abdullah Ja`shan) is suing Iraqi puppet prime minister/car bomber/prisoners’ killer/former Saddam’s assassin Iyad Allawi for embezzling a $million. That would add another title to the many titles that Allawi has earned over the years.
Why Are We in Exile? by Iraqi poet `Abdul-Wahab Al-Bayyati (my translation): (Refugees are asking) Why are we dying in silence I had my house And I had And here you are without a heart, without a sound sobbing, and here you are Why are we in exile dying dying in silence Why are we [...]