A rebel taking out the heart of a killed government soldier and eating it in a video adds one more diabolical dimension to the war in Syria. Towheed Feroze writes
With too many conflicting reports coming out of Syria, it’s now Thursday, May 16th, 2013
The signing of the agreement, in Tehran in September was attended by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and North Korea’s number two official, Kim Yong Nam, according to Iranian state media. Mr. Kim also led the 2002 delegation to Syria.
Iranian state Thursday, March 28th, 2013
Almost two years have passed since people from Tunis to Cairo took to the streets to protest for freedom and democracy in what became known all over the world as the Arab Spring. Almost two years later Cairo’s Tahrir Square, Friday, December 7th, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan Al-Muslimun) groups are making steady progress; the election results show it is the people’s choice. Hamas won in Palestine, Nahda won in Tunisia, and now the Freedom and Justice Party led by Muhammad Morsi have been Saturday, July 7th, 2012
The election of Mohamed Morsi as Egypt’s first democratically elected president marks an important watershed in the country’s revolution, but as any Egyptian will tell you, not its dénouement. One of the most heartening aspects of the revolution in the Saturday, June 30th, 2012
Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen and Libya fell; however, Syria and Bahrain seem to be defying that trend, where signs of regime change look remote; both nations are governed by the minority sect. Bahrain is dominated by the minority Sunni regime over Saturday, June 30th, 2012
As of early Tuesday people had camped out in Tahrir Suare for four days and were not wanting to leave even though some concessions had arrived. The military rulers had shifted the election schedule from 2013 to mid 2012, a Thursday, November 24th, 2011
Dubbed a tyrant, a killer and a monster Libyan leader is laid to rest in an unknown place and efforts are underway to have his name placed among infamous despots. But cults develop from within the most unlikely of situations.
In Thursday, October 27th, 2011
The story of Israel-Palestine strife is the same old story that has been nagging social conscience for more than half a century now. The bulk of the global current affairs has always been revolving around West Bank (of the River Thursday, October 13th, 2011
The thaw that began on the streets of Cairo last summer has now reached into the hallowed grounds of Wall Street and is spreading. What began as a protest gathering against the corrupt and brutal rule of Mubarak of Egypt Friday, October 7th, 2011