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South African opposition leader challenges White economic power

by AP

JOHANNESBURG—A South African opposition leader challenged the country’s White minority in a speech reflecting frustration among many in the Black majority over a perceived lack of economic benefits since the... »

Iranian warships deployed off Yemen coast after U.S. bombs Houthi targets

by | Oct 19, 2016 - 11:53:38 AM

Iran has deployed a fleet of warships to the Gulf of Aden, the republic’s naval commander has confirmed. The deployment follows U.S. cruise missile strikes on Yemeni positions thought to be under Houthi rebel control. »

Iran says UN chief's report on human rights lack credibility

by | Oct 12, 2016 - 1:11:39 PM

Iran has rejected as flawed a recent report by the UN secretary general on the human rights situation in the country. »

South Sudan Doomed From Its Inception?

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jul 26, 2016 - 2:31:21 PM

frica’s newest country has spent much of its short life at war with itself, the result of a political face-off between President Kiir and his former Vice-President Machar. This feud erupted into a full-blown conflict late in 2013. »

30k Foreign Militants Active In Syria, Iraq: UN Official

by | Jul 14, 2016 - 5:19:05 PM

A United Nations official says approximately 30,000 foreign terrorists are operating in Syria and Iraq, warning that the militants, who have suffered heavy losses on the battlefield, pose threats to their home countries upon their return. »

China daily slams U.S. aircraft carriers deployment

by | Jun 28, 2016 - 8:52:08 PM

A top Chinese newspaper has slammed the U.S. for deploying two aircraft carriers along with their accompanying ships to the Philippine Sea to conduct training drills near the South China Sea. »

Haiti, Voodoo, And Islam: The Power Of Unity

by Jauny X | Jun 23, 2016 - 2:39:42 PM

PORT- AU - PRINCE, HAITI—The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam commissioned a delegation to tour the Caribbean islands of Haiti and Dominican Republic on a humanitarian trip. »

Iraqi special forces in southern Fallujah for first time in two years

by Susannah George | Jun 18, 2016 - 9:58:03 AM

NAYMIYAH, Iraq (AP)—A column of black Humvees carrying Iraqi special forces rolled into southern Fallujah on June 8, the first time in more than two years that government troops have entered the Western city held by the "Islamic State" group. »

Challenging Mandela’s post-Apartheid legacy

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jun 9, 2016 - 4:02:16 PM

Doing something few South Africans have dared, opposition leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters party (EFF), and former president of the ANC’s Youth League, Julius Malema in December of last year challenged Nelson Mandela’s post-apartheid legacy. »

Africa: Resolved To Address African Problems Using African Solutions

by Baher Kamal | May 31, 2016 - 11:17:16 PM

The African Union feels the State has to play the primary role of coordinating any and all humanitarian action that may take place within its territory; the States have in their efforts to alleviate the needs of its people. »

Secret recording in Brazil puts senate leader on defensive

by AP | May 31, 2016 - 11:15:53 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP)—The president of Brazil’s Senate was put on the defensive May 25 with the release of a secretly recorded conversation that shows him proposing to weaken one of the key tools prosecutors have used to trap politicians and businessmen in a sweeping corruption scandal. »

Back To Breakfast With Farrakhan

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | May 24, 2016 - 9:53:52 AM

NEW YORK - The Breakfast Club, a popular hip hop morning show, hosted Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan for a second session and there was no disappointment. »

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff blasts critics, vows to fight impeachment

by Jenny Barchfield and Mauricio Savarese | May 18, 2016 - 1:31:48 PM

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP)—Speaking hours after the Senate voted to impeach her on May 12, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff blasted the process as “fraudulent” and promised to fight what she characterized as an injustice more painful than the torture she endured under a past military dictatorship. »

How tax dodging helps cripple developing nations

by Lyndal Rowlands | Apr 20, 2016 - 8:37:51 PM

UNITED NATIONS (IPS)—The financial secrecy and tax evasion revealed by the Panama Papers has an extraordinary human cost in developing countries and threatens the realization of the UN’s ambitious Sustainable Development Goals. »

Black Unity Across Europe

by Trevon Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Apr 14, 2016 - 1:19:04 PM

LONDON—Reparations, racism and Black unity across Europe and beyond were on the agenda as a Nation of Islam delegation from London attended a two day UN-themed conference in Rotterdam, Holland. »


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Native rights declaration challenges 'settler' nations

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George Galloway, Cynthia McKinney break Israeli siege on Gaza

On July 15 2009, the Viva Palestina US Convoy crossed into Gaza...

South African opposition leader challenges White economic power

JOHANNESBURG—A South African opposition leader challenged the country’s White minority...

Iranian warships deployed off Yemen coast after U.S. bombs Houthi targets

Iran has deployed a fleet of warships to the Gulf...