Opinion

Nuri Al-Maliki’s attack — attention-seeking ploy?

2015-07-29 03:00
The truth is that people are sometimes provoked but it is important to be calm and realistic in order to analyze the situation. The attack by Iraqi Vice President Nuri Al-Maliki on Saudi Arabia contra...

Poor state of Arab universities

2015-07-29 03:00
In a new evaluation of 1,000 universities worldwide published in Jeddah last week, Arab schools performed poorly. None were among the top 500 and most Arab countries did not make it to the list at all...

Turkey’s two-pronged war on terror outfits

2015-07-29 03:00
Turkey's dramatic change of policy toward Daesh is probably the most important development in the international war against the militant group in years. The about-face came in the wake of a suicide at...

Hindutva back to madrasa bashing

2015-07-29 03:00
Educational institutions run by India’s religious minorities are suddenly in the gun-sights of an assertive Hindu Right which has tasted power after a long gap of 10 years. The principle target is Isl...

Best ways to fight extreme poverty

2015-07-29 03:00
In 1950, people in South Korea and Pakistan earned roughly the same amount of money annually. Today, the two countries are scarcely comparable. South Korean’s per capita income has grown 23-fold since...

Autumn of Obama’s tenure

2015-07-29 03:00
The spring in Barack Obama’s step, most recently spotted in Kenya and Ethiopia on the first visits by a sitting US president to these countries, in the autumn of his presidency is surprising for most...

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