Russian muslims between oil and federalism

Russian Muslims Between Oil and Federalism By  Elmira Akhmetova    Although Russian authorities carried out massacres against Muslims in Chechnya, some Russian Muslims prefer not to secede, (Reuters photo) Muslim republics in Northern Caucasus are rich in oil, natural...

An interview with george galloway

An Interview with George GallowayBy Jaisal Noor  The Indypendent recently caught up with British Parliamentarian and anti-war leader George Galloway who recently lead an aid convoy to the devastated Gaza strip and was subsequently prevented from entering Canada who...

New law racist and constitutes a thought crime

“New law, Racist and constitutes a thought crime” Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies As the Israeli Knesset was debating the new law, which punishes any citizen who does not recognize Israel as a Jewish Democratic State, Arab member of Knesset Jamal Zahalka,...

Does Isarael really have the right to exist?

Does Israel Really Have the Right to Exist?    We all have the right not to be oppressed by others.  By Susan Abulhawa Following Netanyahu’s much anticipated policy speech, politicians and journalists, like mindless automatons, have set about repeating...

Cat and mouse

Cat and mouse Hamas astuteness means it’s no longer clear who’s chasing who, argues Khaled Amayreh in Ramallah Hamas has been signaling its willingness to help, or at least refrain from obstructing, American-led efforts aimed at resolving the...