Added on 01/10/2012
James M. Dorsey
2022 World Cup , Bahrain , Brunei , East Africa , Emir , Fifa World Cup , Hamad Bin Khalifa al Thani , Human Rights Watch , International Trade Union Confederation , Labour , Labour Rights , Middle East , Mohammed Abdul Wahhab , North Africa , Qatar , Qatar Airways , Qatar University , Qatari Government , Reuters , Saudi Arabia , Sharan Burrow , United Arab Emirates
JAMES M. DORSEY: Qatar has repeatedly denied it exploits foreign labour. “The Ministry has received no complaint of forced labour and it is inconceivable that such a thing exists in Qatar…”
Added on 28/07/2012
Africa , Algeria , Brunei , Football , Indonesia , judo , London , Olympics , Qatar , Ramadan , Religious law , Saudi Arabia , Senegal , Soccer , Sport , Summer Olympics , Women
JUAN COLE: These are the first Olympic Games where women from every country in the world are participating. There is a bigger question for Saudis.
Added on 26/05/2012
James M. Dorsey
2022 World Cup , Abdul-Aziz Al Saud , Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh , Afghanistan , As-Sunnah mosque , Brunei , Crown Prince , East Africa , Egypt , Emir , Fifa World Cup , Florida , Hamad Bin Khalifa al Thani , Human Rights Watch , International Olympic Committee , Kissimee , Libya , London , Middle East , Mohammed Abdul Wahhab , Nayef , Noor al-Malki , North Africa , Olympics , Olympics 2020 , President , Qatar , Ramadan , Saudi Arabia , Saudi government , Soccer , sprinter , Syria , Tunisia , Women Athletes , Yemen
JAMES DORSEY: The participation of Qatar’s women athletes opens up differences between it and the Islamic thinking in neighbouring Saudi Arabia.
Added on 24/05/2012
Common Ground News Service
Afghanistan , Brunei , fencing , Football , International Federation of Association Football , London , New York city , Olympics , Qatar , runner , South Asia , Sport , Taliban , Turkey , United States , Women , Women's issues
MARIUM SATTAR, CGNEWS: As we approach London 2012 it’s time to remember those Muslim women who led the way in sport
Added on 04/03/2012
Baghdad , Basketball , Beijing Olympics , Brunei , Christoph Wilcke , Council of Senior Religious Scholars , Dubai , fencing , FIFA , Fifa World Cup , Football , Human Rights Watch , International Olympic Committee , Jeddah , Lebanon , London , Mecca , Middle East , Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum , Noor al-Malki , Olympics , Palestinian Territories , Qatar , Reading , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Olympic Committee , Sport , Sporting Club , sprinter , Stamford Bridge , Tunis , Tunisia , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom , Vicky , Women , Women's issues
MICH CAFE: Human Rights Watch have just published a report that highlights the deep discrimination against women in Saudi Arabia.
Added on 26/02/2012
Abu Dhabi , Brunei , Burundi , China , Dubai , Europe , Fifa World Cup , Forbes , Guggenheim , Kuwait , Liberia , Netherlands , Norway , Olympics , Qatar , railway network , Singapore , Switzerland , UAE , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom , United States
ANALYSIS: Qatar has a ‘poor’ Gini index. The Gini index measures how well income is actually divided within a society, the lower the score the better.
Added on 24/02/2012
Airbus , America , Asia , Australia , BBC , Brunei , CEO , China , Deng Xiaoping , Department of Defense , Europe , Hawaii , Hilary Clinton , Leon Panetta , Malaysia , Natural gas , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Obama , Oil , Philippines , President , Reuters , Robert Gates , Secretary of State , South China , South China Sea , United States , Vietnam
RAMZY BAROUD: Leaders of adjacent countries might find themselves forced to choose sides in a conflict over resources and military presence.
Added on 17/02/2012
James M. Dorsey
Associated Press , Basketball , Brunei , Christoph Wilcke , Dalma Rushdi Malhas , Dammam , Human rights , Human Rights Watch , International Olympic Committee , Kings United , London , Los Angeles Times , Manal Al Sharif , Olympics , Qatar , Riyadh , Saudi , Saudi Arabia , Shura Council , Soccer , The Los Angeles Times , woman athlete , Women
JAMES M. DORSEY: Saudi accused of kowtowing to conservative Muslim clerics who claim female sports are “steps of the devil” – Human Rights Watch.
Added on 12/02/2012
Shelina Zahra Janmohamed
Birmingham , Brunei , Carrefour , Food and Drink , France , Indonesia , Malaysia , Oil , Philippines , Singapore , United Kingdom
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: The race is on to establish powerful international ‘halal brands’. The stakes are high: by some estimates $500bn a year.
Added on 04/05/2011
Afghanistan , Africa , Algeria , America , Arabian Peninsula , Azerbaijan , Bahrain , Balkans , Bangladesh , Brunei , Central Asia , Egypt , Germany , India , Indonesia , Iran , Iraq , Islam , Jordan , Kenya , Kerala , Kuwait , Lebanon , Libya , Malaysia , Maldives , messenger , Middle East , Morocco , Muslim , Nigeria , Pakistan , Palestinian Territories , Russia , Saudi Arabia , Singapore , Somalia , Sri Lanka , Sudan , Syria , Tanzania , Tunisia , Turkey , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom , Yemen
AMERICAN BEDU: It’s a topic that seems, more often than not, to generate more heat than light but here’s my attempt to define a Muslim.