In fact US President Barack Hussein Obama surprised, absolutely for global society. Most likely no one in this universe has previously predicted on October 9 he will receive the Nobel Prize for Peace at his nine months in power. Nobel committee in Oslo, Norway, argued that he has done great efforts to create a world free of nuclear weapons and a better situation of international relations, especially in term of relationship between his country and the Muslim world.
It is a hasty assessment to conclude that Obama’s policy on world peace will be successful. There’s no one of those two great ideas has been emerged. Five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council added with India, Pakistan, Israel, Iran, and North Korea still have nuclear power. The relationship between the US and Islam is not harmonic yet. So, definitely he also upset and the controversy of his Nobel sparked. Continue reading →
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad once again has become a controversy. It was not caused by his statements against Israel, but triggered by a report from British newspaper the Daily Telegraph on Saturday last week. The report said that conservative leader has a Jewish father who converted to Muslim.
The Telegraph revealed that his original family name was Saburjian or “cloth weaver”. The word derives from “Sabur”, the name for the Jewish Tallit shawl which usually used by Jews in synagogue on Sabbath and holidays. Also, it is used when reciting morning, afternoon, and evening prayer. Continue reading →
Thousands of gay tourists came to Israel this year.
During this time, Israel is well known as a destination of religious tourism. But in the last five years, the Land Promised by God according to the Jews, became attraction for gay.
According to Yaniv Poria, profesor in the department of hotel and tourism management at Ben Gurion University, almost every high-end hotel in Israel has a so-called “specially beach” exclusive for gay couples.Continue reading →
Harit Thariq area forbidden for government soldier.
The opportunity emerged when I visited Lebanon in February 2007. A member of Hezbollah namely Hajj Abu Ali asked me to wait at 13.00 pm in front of the office of Shiite Supreme Council, Harit Thariq, Beirut. I went there with a Mercedes Benz belongs to the Embassy of Indonesia.
After waiting for ten minutes, a young man in black came by motorcycle to me. “Indonesia?” he asked. I nodded and then he went away. I followed him and then in five minutes we stopped in a damaged building.Continue reading →
Obama prayed at the Western Wall when Moslems did Shubuh praying in the Al-Aqsha mosque.
The most effective strategy to approach a community by following yheir way of life, included their worship. The US presidential candidate from Democrat Party Barack Hussein Obama, 47, also realized this kind tactic could be used to assure the Jewish voters.
That’s why in his last two day visit in Israel on Thursday two weeks ago, he visited the Western Wall or Kotel in Hebrew which sacred by Jews. This holy place located in the Al-Aqsha mosque compound, east Jerusalem.Continue reading →