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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Declared Terrorists!


The military-backed government in Egypt has blamed the Muslim Brotherhood for the attacks on a police HQ earlier this week. They have also declared Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group. The group, whose candidate Mohammed Morsi won the presidential poll last year before being deposed by the military, had already been outlawed. Deputy Prime Minister Hossam Eissa announced the move, ... Read More »

Saudi Women Not Giving-up on Driving Rights


Saudi women have been demanding the government to allow them to drive. This has been a long campaign with many women not really caring about the law and the government trying to keep a close watch on women who drive. Saudi women decided to stage a campaign to get the government’s attention on this matter, the government though reacted with ... Read More »

Israel Bombs Syria!!

Israel bombs Syria – Israeli warplanes bombed the outskirts of Damascus early Sunday for the second time in recent days, according to Syrian state media and reports from activists, signaling a sharp escalation in tensions between the neighboring countries that had already been exacerbated by the conflict raging in Syria.Though there was no official confirmation that Israel had carried out ... Read More »

‘Gate to Hell’ found in Turkey

A “gate to hell” has emerged from ruins in southwestern Turkey, Italian archaeologists have announced. Known as Pluto’s Gate — Ploutonion in Greek, Plutonium in Latin — the cave was celebrated as the portal to the underworld in Greco-Roman mythology and tradition. Historic sources located the site in the ancient Phrygian city of Hierapolis, now called Pamukkale, and described the ... Read More »