International

  • US Wants to Divide and Rule Muslims, Says Iran's Mottaki

    By Siraj Wahab sirajwahab@gmail.com MANAMA: Iran cautioned the Muslim world against falling prey to American machinations and dismissed allegations it is building a nuclear weapon. Speaking on the second day of the International Institut...

  • Roadmap for Obama in Egypt: help restore status-quo ante

    Though the world is aghast at how in these seasons of democratization epidemic world over, a army could give an elected President an ultimatum of 48 hours to clear the Tahrir Square of a million protestors and arrest and depose him and his gove...

  • Egyptians robbed of their Revolution

    Future historians will be entitled to describe it the heist of the century what Egypt's besotted generals have done to their people. Egyptians have been robbed, in broad daylight,  of the revolution they had sacrificed so much to bring...

  • Egypt: It is a coup d'état!

    By Irfan Ahmad Let's call a spade a spade: despite military's denial that it didn't plan to stage a coup d'état, what it did on July 3 was precisely a coup. The arresting visual of the announcement of the coup on ...

  • The bankrupt Ramallah regime

    Ocupied Jerusalem: The PA regime in Ramallah proves everyday that it is absolutely worthy of a prominent place in the dustbin of history. The matter here goes far beyond the scandalous groveling of that regime at Israel's and America's ...

  • Arab Shaikhs learn to behave

      If I have ever talked least of any rulers, it is the ones that control the main Arab Lands of Saudi Arab, UAE, Kuwait and Qatar. This is because I find nothing fascinating about them. They are tolerable because they have kept their ...

  • ElBaradei’s Democracy: How Egypt’s ‘Revolution’ Betrayed Itself

    It is unfortunate, but hardly surprising, that many of the idealists who took to Tahrir Square in January 2011 and spoke of equal rights for all, couldn’t bear the outcome of that equality.

  • West’s Imperial Lust in Afghanistan

    Historians through ages have regularly bemoaned Afghanistan’s tragedy as a victim of its geography. Its location as the gateway to India left it prone and vulnerable to the imperial lust of invading conquerors. There is, however, a ma...

  • Israel’s culture of lying and deceit

    By Khalid Amayreh Occupied Jerusalem: Israeli and Zionist leaders, irrespective of their party affiliation, are proven liars. The former Israeli Prime Minister, Golda Meir, for example, denied the very existence of the Palestinian people, ...

  • Juan Williams is adding to anti-Muslim hysteria in America

    Recently Juan Williams, a well known African-American journalist made an outrageous anti-Muslim caricature on the prominent FOX TV channel. He said that in an airplane when he sees anyone dressed in obvious Muslim dress, eg wearing hijab or tur...

  • Train to serve Mecca pilgrims

    From this year, pilgrims will be able to Mecca’s first metro for their annual pilgrimage. A single season ticket for SR 250  will serve them for seven days.   “The ticket’s price is set at SR250 (US$ 67) that wil...

  • The root cause of suicide terrorism is occupation: study

    “New research provides strong evidence that suicide terrorism such as that of 9/11 is particularly sensitive to foreign military occupation, and not Islamic fundamentalism or any ideology. Although this pattern began to emerge in the 1980...

  • Bible does not legitimize the occupation of Palestine: Vatican

    By Salim Nazzal The synods for the Middle East which lasted two weeks in the Vatican, have issued an important document which supports the Palestinian right to live free in Palestine. The document signed by more than 180 bishops from the c...

  • Obama’s undeclared war against Pakistan

    September was a deadly month for Pakistan, especially for those of its people living in the northern tribal areas. They are an unfortunate lot because the American war machine in Afghanistan seems to have picked them out for very ‘special...

  • Deepak Chopra’s cloaked assault on Islam

    In recent months a growing anti-Islam and anti-Muslim bigotry is sparked by the opposition to the planned Park51 project popularly known as the Ground Zero Mosque on Manhattan Island, in New York City. The inflammatory rhetoric surrounding the ...

  • American Conservatives targeting Islam and Obama

    A right wing, anti-immigration, party winning popular support in Europe these days isn't an earth shattering development. But when this phenomenon finds a receptive audience in Sweden, then there must be recognition, howsoever grudgingly, t...

  • Remembering Israeli massacre at Sabra–Shatila after twenty eight years

    By Latheef Farook sanagency@yahoo.com In September 1982, Israel invaded Lebanon to finish off the Palestine Liberation Organisation which had established itself there. The result was the slaughter of thousands of unarmed and innocent Pal...

  • American Muslims nine years after 9/11

    By Abdus Sattar Ghazali The seven-million strong American Muslim community, under siege since the ghastly tragedy of 9/11, is challenged in recent months with a growing anti-Islam and anti-Muslim bigotry sparked by the opposition to the pl...

  • US Initiatives for Palestinians and Prospects of Peace

    By Arshi Khan cfsarshi@yahoo.co.in There have been various phases in the history of international relations which signify the changing pattern of  behavior, policies and actions of some political units resulting in creating a kind o...

  • What Problem has West with Turkey of Erdogan?

    Making a mountain out of a molehill is a centuries-old adage. But anyone looking for its full meaning in ample display need only look at the western media’s coverage of the recent demonstrations in some major cities of Turkey, staged by p...