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  • Even a Little Alcohol Can Harm Your Health, New Research Shows

    01/21/2023 3:48:36 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 110 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 22 Jan 2023
    new research shows Recent research makes it clear that any amount of drinking can be detrimental. Here’s why you may want to cut down on your consumption beyond dry January.Sorry to be a buzz-kill, but that nightly glass or two of wine is not improving your health. After decades of confusing and sometimes contradictory research (too much alcohol is bad for you but a little bit is good; some types of alcohol are better for you than others; just kidding, it’s all bad), the picture is becoming clearer: Even small amounts of alcohol can have health consequences. Research published in...
  • Afghanistan: Taliban bans women from working for NGOs

    12/24/2022 10:10:09 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 2 replies
    Women's freedoms have been further curtailed in Afghanistan, after the Taliban barred them from working for non-governmental organisations (NGOs). The Islamist rulers said female NGO employees had been breaking Sharia law by failing to wear the hijab. It comes days after female students were banned from universities - the latest restriction on their education since the Taliban regained power. Women prevented from going to work told the BBC of their fear and helplessness. One said she was the main earner in her household, and asked: "If I cannot go to my job, who can support my family?" Another breadwinner insisted...
  • Taliban bar women from university education in Afghanistan

    12/20/2022 5:25:02 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 14 replies
    KCRA ^ | December 20, 2022 | Associated Press
    Afghanistan's Taliban rulers on Tuesday banned female students from attending universities effective immediately in the latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms. Despite initially promising a more moderate rule respecting rights for women and minorities, the Taliban have widely implemented their strict interpretation of Islamic law, or Sharia.
  • Taliban stages first public execution since retaking Afghanistan

    12/07/2022 5:25:08 PM PST · by george76 · 6 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 7, 2022 | Jesse O’Neill
    The Taliban put a murder suspect to death Wednesday, the fundamentalist regime’s first official public execution since retaking control of Afghanistan last year. The man accused of a fatal stabbing in 2017 was shot and killed by the victim’s father in the western Farah province. The killing was attended by at least a dozen senior government officials, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said. ... the capital punishment was sanctioned by the Taliban’s reclusive supreme spiritual leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhunzada, according to Mujahid. The mother of the victim, named only as Mustafa, told the BBC that she demanded that the suspect, identified...
  • Iranian state-organised marchers call for execution of protesters Rl

    09/23/2022 1:05:00 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sep 23, 3022
    DUBAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) - State-organised rallies took place in several Iranian cities on Friday to counter nationwide anti-government unrest triggered by the death of a woman in police custody, with marchers calling for the execution of "rioters".The pro-government marches followed the strongest warning yet from authorities when the army said it would confront "the enemies" behind the unrest -
  • Germany denies refuge to Christian convert from Iran

    08/12/2022 8:12:08 PM PDT · by heartwood · 12 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | August 12, 2022 | Madeleine Teahan
    The European Court of Human Rights has dismissed the case of an Iranian convert to Christianity, who is appealing his deportation from Germany back to Iran, on the grounds of religious freedom... Hassan – whose name has been changed to protect his identity and is recorded only as “H.H” in public records – is a cabinet maker who applied for asylum in 2018 and is currently residing in Germany where he can freely practice his faith. After he, his wife and his family converted to Christianity, security forces in Iran stormed their house confiscated their books, computer, passports and Bible....
  • Huge genetic study suggests alcohol accelerates biological aging

    07/29/2022 12:46:52 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 51 replies
    New Atlas ^ | July 26, 2022 | By Michael Irving
    A comprehensive new Oxford study has added to the growing body of research highlighting the health effects of alcohol. The large-scale genetic analysis suggests that alcohol consumption directly accelerates aging, by shortening telomeres. Alcohol is among the most widely used recreational drugs, so it’s extremely important to examine its health impacts. Unfortunately, various studies have revealed that alcohol permanently damages DNA, directly causes cancer, contributes to cognitive decline and early-onset dementia, and can shrink the brain to the equivalent of 10 years of aging. And now a new study has found more evidence that alcohol consumption can accelerate biological aging....
  • Minneapolis Council OKs Mosques To Broadcast Public Call To Prayer

    03/27/2022 12:09:20 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 78 replies
    WCCO.com ^ | 3/26/22 | Adam Duxter
    Mosques in Minneapolis will now be able to broadcast the “Adhan,” or public call for prayer, multiple times each day. In a move pushed for by Councilmember Jamal Osman, mosques will not need to apply for permits to broadcast outside their doors if noise ordinances are followed. “This is huge. This is huge to many people who call Minneapolis home,” Osman said. Prior to the change, many members of Minneapolis’ Muslim community relied on alarms and timers to know the proper time to pray – a practice done five times throughout each day. “In our faith, it is obligatory,” said...
  • Taliban Spokesman Finally Banned From Twitter After Sharing Babylon Bee Headline

    03/22/2022 9:16:00 AM PDT · by DFG · 28 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 03/22/2022 | Babylon Bee
    KABUL—Taliban spokesperson Mohammad Naeem Warda has finally been banned from Twitter this week after carelessly sharing a satirical headline from The Babylon Bee. "Wallahi, I just thought the joke was funny," said the bloodthirsty terrorist PR rep. "A man who thinks he's a woman? Whoever heard of such a thing? Those Babylon Bee people are so fun and crazy, even though they're infidels who must die a painful death by our hands." Twitter has said they will not unlock Warda's account until he deletes the hateful, bigoted material. Once he does, he will be able to join President Putin, Antifa...
  • Warning to middle-aged drinkers that just one glass of wine or pint a night can age your brain by TWO YEARS, study claims

    03/04/2022 2:48:47 PM PST · by fruser1 · 92 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 3/4/2022 | Joe Davies
    Drinking just a glass of wine or pint of beer each night in middle-age may age your brain by two years, a study claims. Researchers analysed MRI scans of 36,000 adults to calculate their brain size, and then compared the alcohol intake of the volunteers. Their results suggested a 50-year-old who drank one unit a day — the equivalent of half a lower-strength lager beer — would have a brain six months older than if they kept off the booze. University of Pennsylvania researchers found the link grew even stronger the more people drank. Middle-aged adults who consumed two units...
  • Sharia-compliant faceless children's toys and restaurant booths to 'shield' women from the male gaze: Reporter is forced into hiding by death threats after she dares to tell the truth about a rise of radical Islam in France

    02/05/2022 12:22:50 AM PST · by knighthawk · 9 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 5 2022 | PAUL BRACCHI AND GREGORY KIRBY
    Ophelie Meunier is a familiar face on French TV.Former frontwoman of the daytime and evening news on Canal+, she now presents Zone Interdite (Forbidden Zone), a popular documentary series similar to Channel 4's Dispatches. Today, Miss Meunier, 34, is under police protection after receiving death threats following her investigation into the growth of Islamist influence in the northern town of Roubaix, near Lille. Officers from the armed SDLP (Service de la Protection) police unit, which normally provides security for the country's president, ministers and visiting heads of state, have been assigned to her, after her revelations about Sharia-compliant faceless children's...
  • Joe Biden is working to reshape the federal judiciary by adding Muslims to it

    01/22/2022 12:32:42 AM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 28 replies
    Bare Naked Islam ^ | January 22, 2022
    [1:51 video clip] "Joe Biden nominated a Muslim woman for a federal judgeship for the first time in US history as part of his vow to fill his administration with as many Muslims as possible. Nusrat Jahan Choudary specializes in ‘c̶i̶v̶i̶l̶ Muslim rights and c̶i̶v̶i̶l̶ Muslim liberties.’"
  • Daily Glass of Wine Is Not Good For You, World Heart Experts Say

    01/20/2022 3:39:08 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 119 replies
    Irish Examiner ^ | THU, 20 JAN, 2022 | Jane Kirby
    Any level of drinking can lead to loss of healthy life, the World Heart Federation has said, as it sought to dispel the idea that a daily glass of wine may be good for you. In a new policy briefing, the organisation said it wanted to “challenge the widespread notion” that drinking moderate amounts of alcohol can decrease the risk of heart disease and called for urgent action to tackle the global rise in deaths caused by drinking. Monika Arora, member of WHF’s advocacy committee and co-author of the briefing, said: “The portrayal of alcohol as necessary for a vibrant...
  • Minimum unit pricing for alcohol to come into effect from Tuesday [Ireland]

    01/03/2022 6:51:43 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    RTÉ News ^ | Sunday, 2 Jan 2022 20:42 | Teresa Mannion
    The Government decision to introduce minimum unit pricing on alcohol this week has been welcomed by Alcohol Action Ireland. The new law will largely affect alcohol sold in off-licenses, shops and supermarkets. For that past decade, the Government has been seeking to bring in minimum unit pricing as part of a number of measures to help reduce the harm caused by excessive alcohol consumption. The aim is to change dangerous patterns of alcohol behavior particularly amongst young drinkers, who are buying cheap alcohol before they go out in what is known as pre-drinking. This alcohol will now be more expensive...
  • Vindicated-Jay Leno and Michelle Obama confirm: it’s okay to oppose Sharia now.

    05/16/2014 5:09:56 AM PDT · by SJackson · 28 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | May 16, 2014 | Robert Spencer
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://www.frontpagemag.com - VindicatedPosted By Robert Spencer On May 16, 2014 @ 12:30 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | No Comments Victory is at hand! All the freedom-lovers who have been assailed for years with claims that their opposition to jihad mass murder, Islamic supremacism, and Islamically-justified wife-beating, female genital mutilation, honor killing, stoning for adultery, amputation for theft, devaluation of women’s testimony, and all the rest of it constituted “racism,” “bigotry,” and “hatred” can now come in from the cold. As hard as it is to believe, opposing jihad terror and Sharia are now “in.” Everybody’s getting in on it.Fox News reported last week that the Beverly...
  • Taliban co-founder: “Cutting off of hands is very necessary for security"

    09/23/2021 10:44:37 AM PDT · by RandFan · 29 replies
    AP ^ | Sep 23 | By KATHY GANNON
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — One of the founders of the Taliban and the chief enforcer of its harsh interpretation of Islamic law when they last ruled Afghanistan said the hard-line movement will once again carry out executions and amputations of hands, though perhaps not in public. In an interview with The Associated Press, Mullah Nooruddin Turabi dismissed outrage over the Taliban’s executions in the past, which sometimes took place in front of crowds at a stadium, and he warned the world against interfering with Afghanistan’s new rulers. “Everyone criticized us for the punishments in the stadium, but we have never...
  • Afghan man suspected of raping and killing girl, 13, in Austria arrested in UK

    09/13/2021 5:15:34 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    SKY News ^ | September 13, 2021 | by Samuel Osborne
    An Afghan man suspected of raping and killing a 13-year-old girl in Austria has been arrested in the UK and faces extradition. Rasuili Zubaidullah, 22, entered the UK on a boat of refugees and claimed asylum using a fake name, only weeks after the girl was found dead in Vienna. He was housed at a hotel in Whitechapel, east London, for two weeks until Austrian police tipped off authorities in the UK. Officers from the National Extradition Unit arrested him on 29 July, and he now faces extradition from the UK. Zubaidullah is accused of raping and killing a 13-year-old...
  • UK Sharia Council Scholar: ‘Every Muslim I Know’ Celebrating Taliban Victory

    08/24/2021 10:00:16 AM PDT · by blam · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8-24-2021 | Jack Montgomery
    UK Islamic Sharia Council (ISC) scholar Khola Hasan told the BBC that “every Muslim” she knows is celebrating the Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan. Hasan, who has appeared in several programmes about so-called “sharia courts” in Britain, serving as a “judge” on what is supposed to be one of the more moderate examples of such institutions, claimed that the Taliban has “grown up” during 20 years of insurgency using hostage-taking, prisoner massacres, child suicide bombers, and insider attacks to retake Afghanistan. “They’re learning. That’s not an easy thing to do, to come from hundreds of years of one way practising your...
  • As Taliban return in Afghanistan, how is sharia law followed in Muslim world?

    08/20/2021 8:09:00 AM PDT · by Texan4Life · 13 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 8/20/21 | AFP Writers
    With the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, there are fears that the Islamist group will reimpose its harsh interpretation of sharia law. Most Muslim nations incorporate elements of sharia in their legal systems, particularly in family law.
  • EU’s Josep Borrell brands events in Afghanistan 'a catastrophe and a nightmare'

    08/19/2021 6:51:01 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    France24 ^ | August 19, 2021
    The European Union's foreign policy chief branded developments in Afghanistan "a catastrophe and a nightmare" on Thursday, and said there had been a failure of intelligence to anticipate the Taliban's return to power there. Addressing the European Parliament on Thursday, Josep Borrell said about 100 EU staff and 400 Afghans working with the EU and their families had been evacuated, but that 300 more Afghans were still trying to leave. "Let me speak clearly and bluntly, this is a catastrophe," Borrell said. "It is a catastrophe for the Afghan people, for the Western values and credibility, and for the developing...