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‘Victory within reach of Egypt protesters’

February 4, 2011 Leave a comment

Anti-government protesters take part in Friday Prayers at Liberation Square in Cairo February 4, 2011. The massive anti-government protests across Egypt are “gaining momentum” and will yield results in less than a week, says a professor at American University of Beirut.     Read more…

EU warns Egypt against using force

February 4, 2011 Leave a comment
European Union leaders have called on the incumbent Egyptian government to refrain from the use of violence against peaceful protestors.    Read more…
Categories: Egypt, Islam, Middle East, political

1100 words, a very good book on English vocabulary

March 26, 2010 Leave a comment

I have read several good books on vocabulary such as 504 words and Essential words for TOEFL. They were very useful and I read them for several times.
Last week I bought 1100 Words which is in the advanced level and more difficult. The book has a simple structure devided in 55 sections, each section includes 20 new word for one week with well organised practices and enjoying texts. I have planned to finish the book in 55 days. At the end I will review it again.

Categories: Middle East

Who should decide for Afghanistan?

March 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Today many countries are involved in Afghanistan. It means the condition is very complicated. In one side neighbors like Pakistan and Iran have direct interests, in the other side western power which with the pretex of international terrorism have occupied it, seek their own benefits in Afghanistan. Taliban having a people base seeks its benefits. In the end stands the majority of Afghan people which should really stand at the center. Its the people and the real goverment that should dicide for Afghanistan.

Three views about Islam and democracy

March 17, 2010 Leave a comment

Two group insist that Islam does not cope with democracy:
1. Radical Islamist group who believe demoracy is against Islamic rules. They say Islam comes from the God but democrcy is made by human wisdom, so they can not match each other
2. Anti Islam group who see Islam as pure superstitions which can not cope with the wisdom of democracy
Aside from these two groups, the moderates believe in compatibiliy between Islam and democracy they present examples for this copatibility in Turkey, Iran, Pakistan …

Categories: Iran, Islam, Middle East, pakistan, Turkey Tags:

Iraq – the new nation, the new unity

March 15, 2010 Leave a comment

Iraq has been at the center of news for about last ten years. With the collapse of Saddam power was distributed among many branches which were mainly supported by forigen forces. By means of democratic eletions gradually the people of Iraq are gaining independance. The three branches of Shia Suni and Kords are now trying to stablish a strong democracy and not allow forigners to decide their destiny.
Iraq is potentially a rich country with a huge amount o oil, water and a unique geographical location.

Categories: Iraq, Middle East

Pakistan, the struggle for democracy

March 14, 2010 Leave a comment

The turbulant history of Pakistan has witnessed numorous and huge events. The most briliant is the recent struggle for democracy. After an honorable chalange against dictator Mosharaf the nation could stablish a true democracy. But democracy is not enough for progress. The poltical condition of the region, the economy and industry of Pakistan suffer complicated problem. But in her short history Pakistan has gained enough experince to overcome such problems.

Categories: Middle East, pakistan