Egypt confirms that EgyptAir plane went down

Egypt’s Civil Aviation Ministry confirmed in a statement on Thursday that A320 passenger jet of EgypAir airline en route from Paris to Cairo has crashed.

Earlier on Thursday the ministry said an SOS message was sent out from the missing … Read the rest

Black woman assaults white student for ‘appropriating’ dreadlocks

San Francisco State University said Tuesday it had opened an investigation after a viral video captured a black female student accuse a while male student of cultural appropriation for having dreadlocks.

A 46-second video uploaded to YouTube captured an unidentified … Read the rest

Charlie Hebdo makes fun of Russian air disaster

Russians expressed shock and outrage over dozens of caricatures and drawings online, that the French magazine Charlie Hebdo published ridiculing the recent fatal plane crash in the Sinai Desert.

Two hundred and twenty-four lives were lost in the tragedy, but … Read the rest

Airbus 321 in the Sinaï – only one hypothesis remains

Valentin Vasilescu demonstrates the impossibility of the theory of a bomb placed in the plane. After having explored all hypotheses, there is now only one left – that of a failure in the software of the automatic pilot. We may Read the rest

Russia to ban Boeing 737s

The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC), which regulates aviation in the former Soviet Union, says it will withdraw certification until both Rosaviatsia (Russia’s civil aviation authority) and America’s FAA say 737s operated in Russia are safe to fly.

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Chinese blame US for Russian air disaster

Chinese online users do not hide what side of the global stand-off they are on.

Ordinary Chinese said about the crash of Russian airplane in Egypt: “Vile Americans and their dirty deeds”

The news about the crash of the Russian … Read the rest

Outrage as ISIS beheads Christians

The Islamic State beheaded 21 Egyptian Christians over the weekend, propping the severed heads on the victims’ backs, a barbaric slaughter that led Reverend Franklin Graham to ask, “Can you imagine the outcry if 21 Muslims had been beheaded by … Read the rest

Murdoch assures all that Arabs hate blacks too

Rupert Murdoch took to Twitter tonight to defend 20th Century Fox’s new movie “Exodus” that casts Christian Bale as Moses, and a variety of white actors as Egyptians.

There’s been scuffle on Twitter ever since Murdoch made his observations. And … Read the rest

Russia, Egypt discuss Gaza

Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to meet with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah Sisi, in the Russian resort city of Sochi to discuss a wide range of political and economic issues, including the ongoing Gaza conflict, Egypt’s food deliveries … Read the rest

Israel declares ceasefire over and kills 50 Palestinians

Israel declared a Gaza ceasefire over on Friday and killed more than 50 Palestinians in renewed shelling, saying militants had breached the truce shortly after it began and apparently captured an Israeli soldier.

The 72-hour break announced by U.S. Secretary … Read the rest

Al-Jazeera journalists sentenced to 7 years in Egypt

Three Al Jazeera journalists have been sentenced to seven years in jail after an Egyptian judge found them guilty on charges of aiding a “terrorist organisation” by publishing lies.

The three include Australian Peter Greste, Al Jazeera’s Kenya-based correspondent, and … Read the rest

Ancient Christian communities are being destroyed

Clueless and callous

The Arab Spring, and to a lesser extent the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, were touted as the catalysts for a major historic shift in the region. From Egypt to Syria to Iraq, the Middle East’s dictatorships would … Read the rest

A soldier in the style of ‘Stonewall’ Jackson

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Barack Hussein Obama at war and George W. Bush at war: How does the 44th president of the United States differ from the 43rd?

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At least 14 dead in Egyptian car bomb explosion

Scene of the explosion at Mansoura, north of Cairo
Scene of the explosion at Mansoura, north of Cairo

At least 14 people are believed to have died in a large explosion that destroyed a police headquarters in a Nile Delta city north of Cairo early Tuesday morning, according to … Read the rest