Documentary: 101 East – South Korea, Caught in the Web (Video)
We look at the impact of internet addiction as more and more South Koreans get caught in the web.
The Gaza reconstruction game
By: Maureen Clare Murphy
A donor conference hosted in Cairo last week to raise funds for the reconstruction of war-devastated Gaza has boasted $5.4 billion in pledges from various Western and Arab governments.
Yet Israel is the true beneficiary of this aid money. The self-declared international community has once again footed the reconstruction bill as it arms Israel with the weaponry and ensures it the impunity that only rewards its brutal onslaught on Gaza and essentially guarantees its repetition.
Qatar women’s basketball team drops Asia games match due to hijab ban
The Qatar women’s basketball team has forfeited a match at the Asian Games on Wednesday after being refused permission to wear the hijab.
The players were asked, in accordance with International Basketball Federation (FIBA) rules, to remove their Islamic headscarves in order to play against Mongolia.
Hamza Yusuf: Effects of Video Games (Video)
Full lecture: http://wp.me/p44bDA-3hg (Devils Trap)
Israel’s deadly ceasefire game
Israel purposefully protracted the ceasefire negotiations to inflict more destruction on Gaza.
By: Hanine Hassan
On August 25 Israel hit a 13-storey residential tower that housed at least 70 families, striking with five missiles over an hour. Israel could have destroyed the entire building with one missile in a few minutes, if it wanted to; after all it wiped out an entire neighbourhood in less than one hour on July 29. Israel’s deliberate choice to slowly decompose the tower was psychological torture to its residents, to punish them and submit them. It is this same strategy of protraction that Israel used during the uncountable ceasefires and humanitarian lulls it declared during its war on Gaza.
Footballer killed in Algeria league (Video)
Cameroon striker Albert Ebosse dies in hospital after hit on the head after a Algeria football league game. African football journalist Gary Al-Smith talks to Al Jazeera English on the matter.