Blog

Democrats want to block a law that would ban sex change operations for children in Florida

Meanwhile, Jon Harris Maurer, a policy director with Equality Florida, an LGBTQ activist group, described Sabatini’s bill and its Senate version as “a clear attack on some of our state’s most vulnerable youth.” Children with gender identity issues are certainly vulnerable, but not in the way Harris suggests. Florida State Rep. Anthony Sabatini (R-Lakeland) was […]

LGBTQ+ campaigners want Franklin Graham’s UK tour cancelled

LGBTQ+ activists in Sheffield are trying to have Franklin Graham’s upcoming UK tour cancelled.  The eight-date tour gets underway in Glasgow on May 30 and will visit cities across mainly England, with one stop in Wales, before wrapping up at the 02 Arena in London on October 4. Graham, an outspoken critic of same-sex marriage […]

Trump reportedly to make final decision this week when to release ‘Deal of the Century’

President Donald Trump will decide this week whether his administration will release the much-awaited Middle East peace plan before Israel’s March 2nd Knesset election, or whether the administration will wait until after Israel’s third election in less than a year, Channel 13 reported Sunday night. According to both Israeli and American officials, the president has […]

Internet of Things predictions for 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) has truly become a worldwide phenomenon, with Gartner predicting that the enterprise and automotive IoT markets will grow to 5.8 billion endpoints in 2020 – a 21 per cent increase from 2019. IoT has paved the way for smarter technologies, and will only continue to proliferate with the drive to connect […]

King Abdullah: Annexation talk absence of gov’t harms Israel-Jordan ties

Jordan’s King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein spoke with France24 this week about the West Bank annexation and US President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century.” Israeli annexation plans and its absence of a government are harming Jordan’s relations with the Jewish state, King Abdullah told France 24 in an interview published on Monday. Regarding […]

UN strips Lebanon, Yemen of voting privileges

Lebanon has expressed its “regrets” over the United Nations’ decision to strip it of its voting privileges in the General Assembly, as a consequence of the country failing to pay its dues. The UN’s decision on Friday targeted seven countries altogether – Lebanon, Yemen, Venezuela, Central African Republic, Gambia, Lesotho and Tonga – for not paying […]

Former Pope Benedict breaks silence on celibacy debate after synod

Massimo Faggioli, a theologian at Villanova University in the United States, called it “a serious breach” by the former pope, who vowed “unconditional reverence and obedience” to his successor. Former Pope Benedict, in a new book written with a conservative cardinal, defends priestly celibacy in the Catholic Church in what appears to be a strategically […]

Brexit Deal Finally Passes House of Commons; UK Set to Leave the EU

After December’s paradigm shifting general election in the United Kingdom, it might have seemed a bit anticlimactic, but on Thursday the House of Commons passed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the European Union by a healthy margin of 330 to 231. The vote would seemingly put an end to more than three years […]

Turkish Leader Threatens Action in Libya, Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is threatening action in both Libya and Syria as rhetoric ramps up in the face of looming regional setbacks and growing frustrations with Moscow. Erdogan, addressing parliament Tuesday, issued a stark warning to Damascus not to violate the latest brokered cease-fire in Syrian rebel-controlled Idlib province. “We hope the cease-fire […]

Boris Johnson suggests ‘Trump deal’ to replace Iran nuclear deal

Under the deal brokered in 2015, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran agreed with China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US, to restrict its nuclear program. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday called on U.S. President Donald Trump to replace the Iranian nuclear deal with his own new […]