The Clash of Ignorance | Shafique Virani | TEDxUTSC

With shocking evidence, hilarious anecdotes, heart-wrenching personal stories, and brilliant insights into world events, Dr. Shafique Virani urges us to confront the Clash of Ignorance between the West and the Muslim World, replacing walls of misinformation with bridges of understanding. Appealing to the best in human nature, Dr. Virani presents a visionary path forward, and…

Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge Kenya wins at the 2017 Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards — Travel Mail, India | Watch Video

#TravelMail ( #www.travelmail.in ) New Delhi: Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge’s Kimana’s Women’s Group Economic Development Initiative has emerged the winner of the 2017 Skål International Sustainable Tourism Award.   The lodge won in the Community and Government Projects category during the opening ceremony of the 78th Skål World Congress held in Hyderabad, India. (From left) Susan…

Reconstruction in Syria: The next battleground — By Bernedetta Berti on Qantara de

The Syrian regime is turning to reconstruction to boost legitimacy and consolidate control, a process that also benefits its external allies. By Bernedetta Berti In the bloody and protracted Syrian conflict, the humanitarian space has been heavily constrained. Different warring parties grant or withhold humanitarian access to advance their military strategies and political objectives. The…

Video: Why is QATAR the RICHEST Country on EARTH? – VisualPolitik

The government of Qatar has investments and properties all around the world. It is the birthplace of Al Jazeera, the most important Arabic media company and then there is Doha, the capital, which is a sea of skyscrapers, malls and luxurious cars. Today we’ll be talking about Qatar! Source: VisualPolitik EN ->>>>><<<<<-

Street Food – A taste of conflict: The politics of food in Jerusalem

The ancient city of Jerusalem is sacred to three different faiths: for Jews it is the site of their first holy temple; for Christians it is the scene of Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection; and for Muslims it is the location of the Prophet Muhammad’s ascent to heaven. A site of vast historical and religious…

In a city of immigrants, Rotterdam’s Muslim mayor leads by example — By Letty Reimerink on Citiscope org | Watch videos on Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb

Aboutaleb is just one of the many forces that has turned Rotterdam into one of Europe’s most dynamic cities. Long known as a working-class port and little brother to Amsterdam, this city of 600,000 is transforming its core with daring architecture, an entrepreneurial spirit and rich cultural vibe. Low rents (compared to Amsterdam) are attracting…

Yemen: Coalition’s Blocking Aid, Fuel Endangers Civilians — Human Rights Watch Org’s Video

Houthi-Saleh Obstruction Heightens Crisis The Saudi-led coalition’s restrictions on imports to Yemen have worsened the dire humanitarian situation of Yemeni civilians, Human Rights Watch said today. The restrictions, in violation of international humanitarian law, have delayed and diverted fuel tankers, closed a critical port, and stopped life-saving goods for the population from entering seaports controlled…