Speak out against women abuse

Speak out against women abuse by Abdullah Saeed The Star-May 12, 2009 Edition 1 I refer to the article “Abuse of Muslim gets worse”, (Star, May 04).Violence against women is a human rights violation and is a behaviour that knows no culture, religion, race,...

Meeting lavarov and mashal

  A meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Hamas political Leader Khaled Mashal in Damascus has irked Israeli officials. Senior officials in the Foreign Ministry were furious on Sunday over the news that Lavrov had held talks with Mashaal, saying...

Gazas 15 million people are getting 350 calves

Gaza’s 1.5 million people are getting 350 calves today — the first Israeli delivery in nine months by Marian Houk It apparently takes American pressure to get the Israeli military to allow 350 cows into Gaza today — the first in nine months. This, it...

Hunting monsters quickly turns evil

Hunting monsters quickly turns evil Mac Maharaj   IN THE NAME OF ANTI-TERRORISM: This picture of a hooded Iraqi prisoner cuffed and collapsed over a rail confirmed abuses at Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad. It was published by the Washington Post in 2004. Picture:...

Rice saysUSwould be safe under Obama

Picture: (AFP/File/Tim Sloan) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the nation would be safe under a Barack Obama presidency and that she is ruling out a shot at the vice presidency under either Obama or Republican John McCain. In an interview with Politico and...