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Israeli education minister in row over homosexualty

Several Israeli school districts held impromptu tolerance classes on Sunday after the country’s education minister, an Orthodox rabbi, angered LGBT campaigners by implying homosexuality was unnatural. The furor over the remarks by Education Minister Rafael Peretz – who last year spoke favorably about gay “conversion therapy”, a widely discredited method …

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Is Jesus Christ a Palestinian Superstar?

By: Emily Devereaux | This Christmas season, let’s reflect on Jesus’ life and the historical areas of that far away land. While there is a debate about who is Jesus, still, there is some evidence o His Palestinian heritage. He especially represents Palestinian heritage in many of his teachings and …

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Turkey in solidarity with rape victims in Chile

Female Turkish lawmakers sang a Chilean song in parliament that has been taken up in demonstrations globally to protest violence against women, and displayed photographs of women who have been killed. Unofficial data compiled by a Turkish advocacy group shows men murdered 440 women in the country last year, more …

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Legend about Khiva

There are many interesting legends that tell about the origin of Khiva. Allegedly, the city grew around the well Hewvakh, with tasty and cool water. The well was dug by the order of Shem, the elder son of Biblical Noah. Today one can see this well in the old part of Khiva, …

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Khiva, Uzbekistan

We can attract more tourists with our history and values Shavkat Mirziyoyev Khiva – The City Museum Khiva is the most peculiar Uzbek city. Its history is inextricably connected with the history of the legendary Khorezmshah’s State with its capital in Urgench before. Khiva is a very ancient city. In the 10th …

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Itchan-Kala: Open-air Museum

What is Itchan-Kala? In ancient Khiva, as well as other eastern cities, was divided into three parts: the fortress – Kunya-Ark, suburb – Dishan-Kala and the city – Itchan-Kala. Today Itchan-Kala (Ichan Kala) is open-air museum. It is the old part of the city, surrounded with wall and turned into the …

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Sangbur Open-Air Museum

If the city of Navoi is still “nothing at all”, then in six or seven kilometers south of the city of Navoi one of the most ancient settlements of craftsmen “Sangbur” is located.  The name comes from the words “Sang” – stone and “drill” – to drill, break, that is, …

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UNESCO designates Beirut Creative City for Literature

On the occasion of World Cities’ Day, celebrated on 31 October, UNESCO designated Beirut Creative City for Literature. With this annoucement, Beirut joins the Organization’s Network of Creative Cities, which now number a total of 246 members. The Network brings together cities that base their development on creativity, whether in …

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A STORY ABOUT THE BASIC INCOME

By Russell Morris   Regarding The Basic Income with Demurrage as a distribution mechanism, and  our Agent of Transformation A message from Silvio, embedded in a book of magic; ShiBboLeTh. “After 30 YEARS of watching closely what was happening with The Two “No Eyes Guys”  (The Cash Mob Elite) and …

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Unexpected Meeting

By Russell Morris   Unexpected Meeting In The War Room Abraxas watches as The Shipping Empire and The Land Lords begin to clash. Pretty much out of the blue Abraxas exclaims in a peaceful but firm way; “I’ve surrendered” Puzzled looks from JD and JP “But,   what about …the, the …

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Another letter from The Beast

Ahoy, Yes, I am familiar with The Shipping Empire. I want to confess to you What I do with my massive Hoards of hidden CASH. First of all, It just sits in The Vault deep underground. It can sit there for years and years Because it does not decay or …

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Sharjah Archaeology Museum showcases prehistorical artifacts from Kuwait

Sharjah Archaeology Museum, part of Sharjah Museums Authority, SMA, has announced that it is hosting a six-month long exhibition that showcases Kuwait’s ancient history. Held in cooperation with the Kuwaiti National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, KNCCAL, “The Splendid Archaeology of Kuwait” exhibition includes artifacts excavated from different locations …

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Poem by Russel Morris

By Russel Morris Another leak from the secret meeting of The Shipping Empire and Pennywise Details about the new Trump Series. Episode One The First Letter from The Beast. Trump opening the letter before becoming POTUS. Dear Mr. Trump, If you think, just because i have left my left handed …

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Sharjah encourages Arabs to contribute to ‘Lungs of the Sea’

The Sharjah World Book Capital, SWBC Office, is urging Arab writers and poets to contribute to a contemporary Arabic language anthology, “Lungs of the Sea”, as part of the Sharjah World Book Capital 2019 celebrations, and in keeping with Sharjah’s cultural vision to support and promote contemporary Arabic writers. The …

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about money with demurrage

Leaked document from the meeting between Pennywise    and The Beast Which was held at The Headquarters of The Shipping Empire just drifting in the doldrums far out in The Deep Blue Sea October 2, 2019  (crescent moon waxing) Chapter Three (from book 3  of The Books of Wee Thoughts entitled …

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Tashkent to host UzAgroExpo 2019

International Expo Group holds the largest industry event – the 15th International Exhibition UzAgroExpo 2019 on November 27-29. The exhibition will be attended by enterprises and organizations specializing in production and sale of modern agricultural machinery and spare parts, equipment, technologies and materials for poultry farming, plant growing, veterinary medicine, …

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