World in Words

Sara Eid: Live your life the right way..

Sunday, 07 August 2016 19:55
Amman – Al-Israa news – Exclusive - We are born to die, good! That's it!! Without doing anything (born, grow up, eat, drink and Die) do you believe that?? We are born for a reason, yes for a reason; let me tell you something, this life doesn't need an empty person, a person who lives to eat!! This life is searching for a person who can develop, work and create. DON'T think of these words in an ordinary way. Never ever stop thinking, your mind needs this, don't hide your feelings because your heart needs that, when you feel the...

Would you buy a used car from this jihadist?

Friday, 29 April 2016 13:55
Amman – Al-Israa News – Tom Wyke - ISIS has been earning millions of dollars a month by selling used cars and running fish farms in Iraq in order to make up for its fall in oil income. ISIS's annual income was once thought to be as high as $2.9 billion at its peak, with much of its wealth coming from the oil-rich fields and gas plants in Iraq and Syria. The U.S.-led coalition airstrikes coupled with significant defeats at Ramadi, Sinjar and Baiji has put pressure on ISIS's sources of finance. Unable to sell oil in such vast quantities, the jihad group...

Who knows, you might get a bonus free trip to Cyprus!

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 12:50
Amman – Alisraa News - An Egyptian travel company is using yesterday's airliner hijacking to promote its tours - by suggesting travellers may get a free trip to Cyprus. The company posted the shameless message on its Facebook page just hours after Egyptian Seif Eldin Mustafa hijacked an EgyptAir plane and forced it to be redirected from Cairo. Claiming to be wearing an explosives vest, he held staff and passengers hostage on the Cyprus airport tarmac while he made a series of increasingly bizarre demands. But Lions Trips wasted no time capitalizing on the crisis by advertising its trips to Hurghada, a beach resort...

Israeli justice: Judge, jury and jailer

Friday, 22 January 2016 14:40
Amman – Al-Israa News – Gregory Shupak - There is simply no such thing as justice under colonialism; colonised people by definition cannot be treated justly by their colonisers Mohammed al-Qeeq has been on hunger strike since 25 November 2015 in protest against Israel placing him under six-month administrative detention and his condition has deteriorated. On 17 January, an Israeli military court rejected an appeal calling for Al-Qeeq to be removed from administrative detention, a practice whereby Israel jails Palestinians for renewable periods of up to six months on the basis of secret evidence and without charge or trial. Administrative detention has...

Couple Murdered for ‘Unfriending’ Woman on Facebook

Friday, 08 May 2015 18:31
Amman – Al-Israa News – Kate Briquelet - A mother-daughter duo are on trial in Tennessee for allegedly inciting the murder of a couple that unfriended one of the women on social media. The scene was a nightmare: a young couple shot to death in their rural Tennessee home. Their 6-month-old baby boy, left for dead, was found unharmed in his mother’s arms. Days after the January 2012 slaying, relatives of victims Billy Jean Hayworth, 23, and her fiancé, Bill Payne, 36, pleaded for help. The Johnson County sheriff’s department had no leads. “I didn’t know a soul that didn’t like them,” Hayworth’s...

Lina Drubi: My visit to the happy land

Friday, 01 May 2015 17:40
Amman – Al-Israa News – Exclusive - It was the summer of 1995, I was turning 10 years old in a couple of months, but of course that doesn’t mean I was 10 yet I was exactly 9 years and 10 months, there was something about age that had to be accurate those days and I made sure whenever I was asked about it to give the exact age in years and months. This was the summer break but this one in particular wasn’t like any others, my parents decided they’ll take us on a trip to this place! I...

Smiley the dog was born without eyes and helps kids stop dwelling on their disability

Friday, 13 March 2015 18:25
Amman – Al-Israa News – Christopher Hooton - A Golden Retriever puppy, incredibly chipper despite being blind, proved so inspirational that his owner realized he needed to be a therapy dog. Joanne George saved Smiley, who was born with dwarfism and without eyes, from a life of neglect and certain death on a puppy farm at the age of two, but despite his disability and difficult past he is flourishing. "People were so drawn to him, so inspired by him." George told CBS News. "I realized this dog has to be a therapy dog, I have to share him." Once Smiley had recovered...

Vicar investigated over ‘9/11 Israel did it’ posting

Thursday, 29 January 2015 21:50
Amman – Al-Israa News – John Bingham - The Church of England is investigating a Surrey vicar accused of actively promoting claims that Israel was behind the September 11 terrorist attacks. The Rev Stephen Sizer, who has a long history of disputes with Jewish community leaders over blog postings voicing his strident views on Israel and Zionism, posted a link on Facebook to an article entitled “9/11 Israel did it” adding the comment that it “raises so many questions.” Less than six months ago he infuriated the Board of Deputies of British Jews by taking part in a conference in Iran which...

Up in the air

Saturday, 06 December 2014 15:38
Amman – Al-Israa News – Exclusive - You wake up every day, eat your breakfast, take your coffee and leave home heading to work. You work as hard as you can and dream about your vacation and which country you wish to save enough money to visit next holydays. But what if one day you wake up ate your breakfast, took your coffee, then drove a long ride to the airport, entered to a special longue and when the time came they called for you to take your flight and you went through a special corridor leading to a door...

It is not easy!

Friday, 17 October 2014 14:10
Amman – Al-Israa News – Lina Drubi – Exclusive - I spent a while thinking about my life and the lives of the people I know in it and their stories, specially thinking of this phrase I keep hearing lately from so many sources that says “ it is easy”!! I don’t know if it’s only me or everybody else are hearing the same sentence but they never gave it a thought, how did you get yourself a seat in college? Oh it’s not difficult I just registered! How did you get a high grade in the exam? Actually I...
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