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Blood drive held at Truist Park




One Step Closer to Temporary Peace – Lebanon Elections

The Lebanese People seem to have chosen peace over continued conflict and future war with Israel. In a large part thanks to the diplomacy efforts of the Obama Administration, leading up to that election, as Hilary Clinton, Joe Biden, and Barack Obama all went to open more substantial dialogue with the Arab World. Even someone who does not support the administration needs to acknowledge this brief diplomatic win.

Jilbab – Dispelling the Myths

This attire of the Muslim women has slowly become a symbol of strong assertion of an Islamic identity in the Muslim community worldwide. So much has been discussed and debated about this dress from it being a symbol of oppression subjugating them to will of a male dominated society right down to restricting participation of women in society.

Modern Life of Kola Saami in Russia

Many locals are trying to receive a foreign aid, just as their counterparts in other parts of Russia did. This, however, began to change in official papers their ethnic identity. Also, indigenous people could easily be enrolled in a college. It’s one of the reasons the population of the Kola Saami is not declining as it is truly supposed to be.

Quit India Movement to Banish HIV

The only answer breaking the vicious cycle of HIV/ AIDs lies in starting a massive nation-wide ‘Quit India Movement’ to banish HIV, says Dr Narendra K. Gupta. According to him despite the fact that India has one of the world’s highest numbers of people — over 5.7 million HIV-positive people-suffering from HIV/AIDS patients – sex education remains a taboo in most parts of the country.

Resurgence of Indian Financial Markets

India is witnessing a slow but steady resurgence from the deep global recession which had impacted most of the countries. The financial markets are set to be on a steady plank with a stable UPA Government functioning in the center. The upcoming budget would be a key driver of the future direction that the Indian Financial Markets take.

Americans Polled on the Conflict Between Israelis and Palestinians

The Jewish people were given their own recognized homeland in Israel at the end of World War II. Some Arabs believe that the integrity of their land was compromised and now do not recognize the legitimacy of the Israeli people. The Jewish state is in the middle of several hostile countries and as a result have allied themselves with the United States and is a large purchaser of arms/weapons. The close relationship that the United States has with Israel is at the epicenter of why the fundamentalist terrorists are anti-American.

Change in Iran is Possible

This is an attempt to view hope from the eyes of those who have long time fought for change. Millions of us Iranians living outside Iran are praying for a better life in Iran every day.

United Arab Emirates Cost of Living

The United Arab Emirates is in the Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia. The capital is Abu Dhabi.

Calling North Korea’s Bluff Will Force China to Crack Down

If the United States and its allies want to denuclearize the Korean peninsula, and not just temporarily allay tensions, they must call Kim Jong-Il’s bluff by escalating the situation. As North Korea’s primary benefactor, China is the only nation that can force the North to dismantle its nuclear arsenal and return to 6-Party Talks.

Like a Horse With Blinders

So the cameras continue to be rolling in the Middle East; the screenplay has been the same for the past decade, but the actors have changed; now it is Bibi Netanyahu again for Israel and Barack Hussein Obama for the U.S. The cries from the so-called Palestinians to freeze settlement construction in Israel have been echoed by the new President of the U.S…