International

  • On Arafat, Arab secularists and PA-Israeli talks

    Occupied Jerusalme: Nine years passed on 11 November on the death of the iconic Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. It is widely believed that Arafat was poisoned by agents of the Israeli intelligence apparatus, the Mossad. The radioactive le...

  • Muslim Population - The Future of the World

    By Aisha Tayyaba aishatayyaba@gmail.com The research on demographic changes of western countries in relation to the Muslim immigration and the Muslim fertility rate is very intriguing. The average fertility rate per family amongst the we...

  • Ideological Onslaught against New World Order

    By J Muhammad   New Delhi: Renowned Islamic scholar and thinker, Dr Javed Jamil has called upon Muslims to launch an all-out ideological onslaught against New World Order. He was delivering the keynote address in the inaugural session ...

  • On Trial in Pakistan will be its Bonapartism

    The recent decision of the incumbent Nawaz government in Pakistan to put former military dictator, General Pervez Musharraf, on trial for subversion of the country’s constitution, seems to have opened a proverbial can of worms. Under arti...

  • “Jewish State” implies ethnic cleansing of Palestinians

    Occupied Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has once again demanded that the Palestinian Authority (PA) recognize Israel as a Jewish state. Speaking during a joint press conference with visiting French President Françoi...

  • Meteoric Turkey in the midst of opportunities

    Year 2013 is quite important in the chapter of the Turkish Republic as it is the 90the anniversary of its foundation and the 90th anniversary of the Lausanne Agreement that it signed with the Allied Powers in 1923. The vast Ottoman Empire got s...

  • Palestine: Time to bury the two-state solution forever

    Israel is a de facto, not a de jure, entity. League of Nations’ “Mandate” to Britain to turn Palestine into a “Jewish homeland” was as baseless in law and morality as was its successor, the United Nations’ pa...

  • Who Stresses Pakistan More:Taliban or U.S.?

    Welcoming his Pakistani guest, PM Nawaz Sharif, in the Oval Office, last October 23, President Obama had undertaken an over-arching survey of relations between two very old ‘allies’ and quipped, at the end of it, that “there i...

  • Madam Arafat, Sisi is not the right address for you

    Occupied Jerusalem: Suha Arafat, widow of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, reportedly has called on the leader of the military coup in Egypt, Abdul Fattah Sisi, to help determine the identity of her husband's murderer or murderers...

  • Palestinians do have options for change

    By Mazin Qumsiyeh On November 28, 1947, the CIA predicted accurately the meaning of Truman's push to partition Palestine: “Armed hostilities between Jews and Arabs will break out if the UN General Assembly accepts the plan to par...

  • EU Membership for Turkey: Politics of Dual Morality

    The recent European Union Enlargement Commissioner report on Turkey (October 16) has disappointed Ankara for the former’s remarks ‘much to do’ to become its full member. The report has shown serious concerns over tackling p...

  • Copts are innocent, but not their Church

    The latest criminal attack on a Coptic church in Cairo should not surprise observers of the Egyptian affairs, especially since the occurrence of the murderous army coup against the democratically-elected regime of Dr. Muhammad Mursi on 3 July. ...

  • 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  ...