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Mahmoud Abbas and His “Austerity Measures”

Mahmoud Abbas and His “Austerity Measures”

Al Jazeera has the inspiring story here: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has sacked all of his advisers and ordered a former prime minister and other past cabinet ministers to return tens of thousands of dollars from a pay rise he secretly approved two years ago. The decisions, announced in official statements on Monday, came as part […]

Al Jazeera Bemoans the Celebration, in Italy, of Oriana Fallaci (Part 1)

Oriana Fallaci, the celebrated Italian journalist who has been dead for 13 years, is the woman of the hour in Italy. Italian state television has broadcast a documentary about her life and work, in recognition of what would have been her 90th birthday. All of her books are being republished in a collected-works uniform format. […]

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Al Jazeera Bemoans the Celebration, in Italy, of Oriana Fallaci (Part 2)

Oriana Fallaci was acutely aware of the changes being brought to Italy by those she called “the sons of Allah.” And while she was in a state of alarm about the tens of millions of Muslims who had been so foolishly allowed, as she saw it, to settle in the very midst of Europe, her […]

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