International

  • Success of BDS campaign is essential for Palestinian survival

    Occupied Palestine: The Israeli apartheid state seems to be taking the international campaign of boycott and disinvestment as well as other forms of protest against Israel's decades-old occupation of the Palestinian homeland more seriously ...

  • Solidarity Demonstration in London with JNU Students

    Demonstration outside Indian High Commission in London. They were joined by members of South Asia Solidarity Group, teachers and academics.

  • Why We Must Transcend the Clinton-Sanders Debate: The Middle East in US Foreign Policy

    24 Feb 2016: As US liberals and some leftists are pulling up their sleeves in anticipation of a prolonged battle for the Democratic Party Presidential nomination, the tussle becomes particularly ugly whenever the candidates’ foreign polic...

  • Messianic Shiism, western embrace of Sisi regime are main causes of ISIS terror

    When Iranian-trained Shiite Badr gangsters used electric drills to torture and murder Iraqi Sunni suspects following the downfall of the Saddam Hussein regime in 2004, many young Iraqis became mentally ready for joining the most extremist Jehad...

  • Lifting sanctions on Iran and redrawing of Mid-East map

    Zaboor Ahmad Islam’s schism simmering for 14 centuries does not explain all the political, economic and geostrategic reasons involved in the Middle East conflicts, but has become the dominant paradigm for the analysis of underlying t...

  • Using cool heads against terror

    Aijaz Zaka Syed After long years of reading from the hymn sheet provided by its hosts, sense finally seems to have dawned on the United Nations. The world body has apparently concluded that it is insanity, in the words of Einstein, to do t...

  • What are the Saudis and the Iranians Fighting For?

    It will not be hard to convince the most die-hard of optimists in the Muslim world that the so-called Islamic Ummah is sailing in most turbulent and choppy waters at this juncture of our recent history. What is worse is that there's little ...

  • Turning a New Leaf in India-Pakistan Relations?

    Fortunes have often been made and lost by political pundits daring to hazard a guess which way the wind would blow at a particular juncture in India-Pakistan relations. Such a stage is once again on hand in the six-decades-plus tortuous cou...

  • Five Truths You Should Know about Terrorism and Islam

    Faisal Kutty   In less than 24 hours, ISIS took responsibility for terror in Beirut, Baghdad and Paris. Understandably, social media quickly lit up as people sympathised with the victims. pontificated and pointed fingers. As the du...

  • Republic Day Eve Marked by Anti-Caste Vigil Outside India House in London

    Holding banners, portraits of Rohith Vemula and Dr Ambedkar and candles in their hands and raising placards, braved the cold weather and stood in silence at the Indian High Commission in London

  • Defined by Nakba and Exile: The Complex Reality of 'Home' for Palestinians

    17 January 2016: When ISIS militias swept into Mosel, Iraq, in June 2014, Ibrahim Mahmoud plotted his flight, along with his whole family, which included 11 children. Once upon a time, Ibrahim was himself a child escaping another violent ca...

  • Pakistan has around 130 nuclear warheads to deter an Indian military attack: US report

    Pakistan's nuclear warheads which are estimated to be between 110-130 are aimed at dissuading India from taking military action against it, a US Congressional report says. Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal is widely regarded as des...

  • Islamophobes like Donald Trump Need Education: Jeremy Corbyn

    LONDON: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has reiterated that Islamophobic and racist lot like the US presidential candidate Donald Trump need to be educated. Mr Corbyn, probably the most approachable British MP and known for his ...

  • Westernism need to be banned, Mr Trump

    There is a popular Indian proverb: "Ulta chor, kotwal ko daante" (Thief scolding the inspector). The proverb applies to all of West, but if it is applicable most to anyone, it is Donald Trump's Republican Party. It is this party w...

  • Labelling Products in Occupied Areas of Palestine

    Zaboor Ahmad For the rest of the world  in general and Israel in particular, the imposition of labelling rules sourced from the occupied territories is an earth-shattering event. European Union went ahead with the rules for labelling ...

  • Iran Leader Khamenei’s message after Paris terror

    The recent events in France have convinced me to directly talk to you. In the name of God, the Beneficent the Merciful To the Youth in Europe and North America, The recent events in France and similar ones in some other Western countrie...

  • Rabbi Warns Against Islamophobia

    Rabbi Allen S. Maller  A majority of Americans (56 percent, including even larger majorities in all the major Christian denominations) say the values of Islam are at odds with American values according to the Public Religion Research ...

  • Israel outraged over Spain's Netanyahu arrest warrant

    Israel wants to quash an arrest warrant prepared by a Spanish judge for Benjamin Netanyahu over the deadly 2010 IDF attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla that killed ten people. The Israeli PM and six other former ministers would be arrested ...

  • Israel is world’s premier producer of terror

    Occupied Palestine: "Germany needs to respond to terror like Israel does," the head of Germany's internal intelligence service (BfV), Hans-Georg Maassen, reportedly said last week. With all due respect, the German official is ...

  • UK Dalits Angry at the Inauguration of Ambedkar House by Narendra Modi

    Dismissing the move as a cynical exploitation, Caste Watch UK, one of the largest Dalit organisations, called it a ploy to garner support of Dalits numbering over 260 million people.