New research suggests that there may be some truth to this possibility—that we may think we’re capable
of being “just friends” with members of the opposite sex, but the opportunity (or perceived opportunity) for “romance” is often lurking just around the corner, waiting to pounce at the most inopportune moment…more: scientificamerican.com/
Islam says:”The Believers, men and women, are protectors one of another: they enjoin what is just, and forbid what is evil: they observe regular prayers, practise regular charity, and obey Allah and His Messenger. On them will Allah pour His mercy: for Allah is Exalted in power, Wise” (9-71)
That’s the type of information included in a 62-page slideshow (PDF) produced by the FBI’s Law Enforcement Communications Unit, …more talkingpointsmemo
But attention has focused on three-year-old Aylan, whose tiny body was photographed washed up on a beach in the resort of Bodrum in an image that quickly became a viral symbol of the tragedy of refugees….
With more than 300 million people speaking it, no wonder the British Council is promoting its teaching in schools.The 10-year-old was looking at the card in front of him which showed an image of a fish. “Samak,” he said decisively..He and his classmates at Horton Park primary school, in Bradford, have been learning Arabic for three years now, courtesy of a drive by the British Council to boost the take-up of the language in state schools.His teacher, Saleh Patel – one of the few Arabic teachers working full-time in a British primary school – had told the class to link the pictures on the cards with the correct word in Arabic to describe them…more: independent.co.uk