International

  • Iran Holds the Key to Obama Legacy

    Living up to the real sense of his name, Iran’s President, HasanRouhani, has infused a new life into the nearly four decades of Iran’s moribund relations with US. Rouhani’s maiden address as president of Iran from the podi...

  • Did the West invent Terrorism after killing Communism to end Islam

    By Mohammed D Faizal Terrorism was a creation of the WEST! Before 1992, did we have terrorism? Did Muslim extremists exist? Yet Islam as a religion and way of life had been in existence for over three centuries. If you are a student of...

  • Neo-Imperialism meets its Waterloo in Syria

    Whenever a future historian settles down to the task of writing our era’s history, he should have no problem in pointing out, with precision, when and where 21st century neo-imperialism met its Waterloo. Without any hesitation he’d ...

  • The Oslo Accords: a gigantic disaster for the Palestinians

    Occupied Jerusalem: A few days ago, I asked a Palestinian lawyer from my hometown, Dura, if it was possible for me to file a suit case against “The State of Israel” in a Palestinian court. On 25 February, 1953, Israeli troops mu...

  • Obama’s Syrian Hangover

    If there's even one conscionable man still left on the Nobel Peace Award committee in Oslo, Norway, he should be asking the committee to take back the Nobel Peace Prize given to Obama soon after his election. He will have a strong case for ...

  • If America attacks Syria, the World Can again become Bipolar

    If West learns to behave, it will be better for the whole world. If it does not, while the mankind will suffer as a whole, Political and Economic West will also fast approach its inevitable decline.

  • World inaction encourages Assad to be more genocidal

    Occupied Jerusalem: There is no doubt that the manifestly feckless world reactions to the “chemical massacre” on the outskirts of Damascus this week will not auger well for the future. This is to put it extremely mildly. Assad, ...

  • Even Israel didn’t reach this level of barbarianism

    Occupied Jerusalem: I never thought I would ever portray Israel, our ultimate tormentor and existential enemy,   in good light, even in comparison to the worst human rights offenders under the sun. However, in light of  ...

  • Ikhwan strategy is working

    + Pic Almost one and a half months have passed since the military coup in Egypt and the situation is worsening every passing day. Whom do you think is responsible for these calamities? This is a very complex situation. We cannot say...

  • Horror in Egypt : Saying it once, saying it again

    By Tariq Ramadan My recent analysis of the Arab uprising and the evolving crisis in Tunisia and Egypt has drawn abundant critical comment. My position with regard to the Arab uprisings, their history and the issues they raise, is quite pre...

  • Murderous Egyptian Bonapartes Pampered by Hypocrite Mentors

    Egypt at this sensitive juncture is looking, increasingly, like Algeria of 1991 when the Algerian people’s peaceful march to democracy was stopped in its tracks by Algeria’s power-hungry generals at the beck- and-call of American and French intere...

  • Let’s Salute Egyptians’ Defiance

    The military has no choice: kill the innocent people or leave. If they leave, the revolution will be complete. If they stay to kill, they will write another bloody episode of history, which will not be forgotten for centuries.

  • Fascism on the Nile

    Occupied Jerusalem: It has now become sufficiently clear that the Sisi regime in Cairo is just another carbon copy of Bashar el-Assad regime in Damascus. Common features are too stark and too conspicuous to ignore or downplay. In the past few d...

  • West is Scared of Tunisia’s Domino Effect

    The western world seems truly in mourning at the political demise of one of its most trusted-’moderate’ and kosher-Arab tyrants as Tunisia’s Zeinel Abidine Ben Ali has fled the country to save his skin from the wrath of his lo...

  • Israel is Murdering Scientists

    By Chandra Muzaffar In one of his regular Reflections dated 6 January 2011, the Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, explores the possibility that the recent assassinations of Iranian scientists could have been carried out by Israel’s secret ...

  • Israel is a renegade, lawless and murderous state

    Occupied Jerusalem Israeli leaders, including Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu, have been complaining about the increasing "de- legitimization" of the Zionist state across the world. Netanyahu, who is a skilled media operator, said t...

  • Egypt: Coup d'État - Act II

    By Tariq Ramadan For two years now I have often been asked why I have not visited Egypt, where I had been forbidden entry for 18 years. Just as often I repeated that on the basis of the information I was able to obtain confirmed by Swiss a...

  • Exposing the hypocrisy of Egypt’s liberal elite

    By Esam Al-Amin Every coup d’état in history begins with a military General announcing the overthrow and arrest of the country’s leader, the suspension of the constitution, and the dissolution of the legislature. If peop...

  • 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...