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'Salaam, Love' Book Gives Rare, Candid Perspectives Of American Muslim Men On Love, Sex, And Intimacy

(RNS) Oppressive. Boorish. Misogynist: Those are the popular images of Muslim men and how they treat women.<p>But there’s more to it than that, thought Ayesha Mattu and Nura Maznavi, the editors of “Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women.”<p>Many Muslims welcomed the two women’s …

Ousted Egypt leader Morsi to face third criminal trial

<b>Ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi will face a third criminal trial, over his jail breakout in 2011.</b><p>He is accused of murder during the time he was freed from a Cairo prison at the start of the uprising against President Hosni Mubarak.<p>About 130 other people will face trial with Mr Morsi.<p>The …

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Obama speaks out against more Iran sanctions

President Barack Obama urged Congress Friday not to enact new sanctions on Iran in the near future and he suggested lawmakers advancing such measures are making political hay of the issue.<p>"I've said to members of Congress: Democrats and Republicans...there is no need for new sanctions …

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Nymphomaniac: 'Contains sex in abundance, but is often rigorously unsexy' - video review

The derision heaped on the Nymphomaniac actor over a publicity stunt belies the hypocrisy at the root of our current relationship with celebrity<p>Published: 10 Feb 2014<p>The Nymphomaniac actor has rekindled his dispute with graphic novelist Daniel Clowes by imitating his work once again, and posting …

Man's severed hand attached to his ankle

Doctors have kept a Chinese man's severed hand alive by stitching it to his ankle after a work accident severed it. Xiao Wei's right hand was reportedly temporarily attached to his left ankle for a month before surgeons reattached it, largely because injuries to his arm required immediate attention …

Photographer Who Captured Obama Selfie Moment Now ‘Ashamed of Mankind’

Last week’s memorial for Nelson Mandela had more than its share of media moments, from the fake sign language interpreter to the handshake heard …

Nymphomaniac – first look review

Hang on to your seat back, your Bible, or the hand of a friend. Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac bludgeons the body and tenderises the soul. It is perplexing, preposterous and utterly fascinating; a false bill of goods in that it's a film about sex that is deliberately unsexy and a long, garrulous …

What It's Really Like to Do a Sex Scene

"Men with cameras swarm in at you. They roll and so do you."<p><i>By Diane Farr, 31, actress</i><p>"Forgive me if I get an erection. And forgive me if I don't."<p>They must teach guys this line in drama school because every actor I've ever done a love scene with has said it to me -- just before he mounts me. The …

Alert: The Nuclear Agreement Is Risky for Iran Too

Is the "Joint Plan of Action" accord to curb Iran's nuclear program a good agreement for the West and Middle East peace, or is the agreement, signed November 24 in Geneva, just the same treacherous Iranian wine in a fancy new bottle?<p>In other words, have the P5 + 1 governments (the five permanent UN …

Kerry Defends Iran Deal as Senate Considers New Sanctions

Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew will brief U.S. senators today on the nuclear accord reached with Iran last month, …

India Supreme Court Upholds Sodomy Law

The top court in the world's second-largest nation says it's up to parliament to decide on undoing the law criminalizing same-sex intercourse. This is "a major setback to LGBT rights," says the legal group that brought the case. Updated with details from the written judgement.<p>After a 12 year legal …

UN slams Israel on West Bank home demolitions

The United Nations has condemned Israel's demolition of 30 Palestinian properties in the occupied West Bank, saying it displaced families for the second time in less than two weeks.<p>"I am concerned about the destruction of Palestinian structures in the Jordan Valley yesterday," UN Humanitarian …

New York mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announces move to Gracie Mansion

Once more, Gracie Mansion will be home to the mayor of New York City.<p>Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio ended weeks of speculation by announcing Wednesday that his family would move to the mayor's official residence.<p>De Blasio and his family were debating whether to move to the Manhattan mansion or stay in …

WH: No comment on Obama's sign language interpreter

The White House is declining to comment on reports in South Africa that the man who provided alleged sign interpretation of President Obama's tribute to Nelson Mandela on Tuesday is a fake.<p>"He's a complete fraud," Cara Loening, director of Sign Language Education and Development in Cape Town told …

Country’s First New Species of Fish Discovered

<b>The science community welcomed a new species of fish today, called Eviota santanai. The striking, pinkish-mauve-and-white animal, a type of dwarf goby, was found off Timor-Leste (map), and is the first new species of fish found in the country, according to Conservation International (CI), the group</b> …

Bubonic plague killed 20 villagers in Madagascar, health experts confirm

Once feared as the Black Death – the rodent-borne disease that wiped out a third of the world's population in the Middle Ages – bubonic plague has killed 20 villagers in Madagascar in one of the worst outbreaks globally in recent years, health experts have confirmed.<p>The confirmation that bubonic …

One In Three Children In The World Have No Birth Certificate

Almost 230 million youngsters under the age of five have no birth certificate, which puts them at a disadvantage for procedural matters and leaves them more vulnerable to abuse.<p>"Birth registration is more than just a right. It's how societies first recognize and acknowledge a child's identity and …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

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Mid-East conflict: Palestinians blame Israel over teenager's death

<b>The Palestinian presidency has blamed Israel for the killing of a 15-year-old boy near Ramallah in the West Bank.</b><p>The teenager, Wajdi Wajih al-Ramahi, was killed in the Jelazoun refugee camp on Saturday night.<p>A Palestinian medical source told AFP he was dead on arrival at a Ramallah hospital, from a …

U.N. inspectors visit Iranian site linked to nuclear program | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - U.N. inspectors visited an Iranian plant on Sunday linked to a planned heavy-water reactor that could yield nuclear bomb fuel, taking up an initial offer by Tehran to open its disputed nuclear program to greater scrutiny.<p>A general view of the Arak heavy-water project, 190 km (120 …

Hizballah’s War of Shadows With Saudi Arabia Comes Into the Light

Speeches by Hizballah head Hassan Nasrallah are usually predictable affairs. Each time he speaks, be it in front of the podium or from a secure, …

Fishing under fire off the Gaza coast

Sometimes the sea calms at sunset: and so it is here in the bottom corner of the eastern Mediterranean. The little fishing boat has been tugging on its anchor rope like an excited puppy. But now, as the waves ease, the deck steadies.<p>We're going to catch sardines. It's an all-night trip. So in the …

Hagel outlines new weapons sale plan for Gulf nations to protect against Iran threat

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel opened the door for the U.S. to sell missile defense and other weapons systems to U.S.-friendly Gulf nations, with an eye toward boosting their abilities to counter Iran's ballistic missiles, even as global powers ink a nuclear deal with Tehran.<p>In a speech …

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