Opinion

Understanding Turkey’s stance

2015-02-28 03:00
Last Sunday, the global media reported that Turkish tanks had rolled into Syria to carry out an operation to evacuate the tomb of Suleyman Shah from the only Turkish territory in the war-torn Syria.Th...

Rich leader of a poor nation

2015-02-28 03:00
According to international organizations, during his tenure as Yemen’s president Ali Abdullah Saleh had amassed wealth to the tune of around $60 billion. Even when judged by the standard of wealthy na...

Natural gas diplomacy

2015-02-28 03:00
Russia watchers are rightly focusing on the latest brittle cease-fire in Ukraine, seeking to discern President Vladimir Putin’s intentions there. But they would be wise not to overlook another unfoldi...

Getting the whole picture

2015-02-28 03:00
Movie buffs would no more consider missing out on Oscar night than football fans would on Super Bowl night. It is the night of nights, when Hollywood royalty annually get together in regalia not just...

West’s wilful bias against Islam

2015-02-27 03:10
President Barack Obama may have touched a billion hearts by insisting that terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims. Hosting a first of its kind counterterrorism conference at the White House, Ob...

GCC: Looking beyond politics

2015-02-27 03:00
Promoting environmental integration among Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries may seem to be a low priority issue in political exchanges, but it is actually an incentive and tool for fostering be...

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