While I am writing (Part 2)

2012-12-01 03:02
Many people insist on understanding only one side of the truth and become amazed by the fact that the most logical thing is the one that triggers differences. This reminds us of the axiom that differe...

World has spoken loud and clear

2012-12-01 03:00
The UN General Assembly has now voted, by 138 votes to 9, with 41 abstentions and 5 no-shows, to recognize the existence as a state “of the State of Palestine on the Palestinian Territory occupi...

Democrats' discord undercuts Obama estate tax push

2012-12-01 03:00
Divisions among Democrats are undermining President Barack Obama's push to raise the US estate tax on inherited wealth, just weeks before the arrival of the "fiscal cliff" could drive th...

Palestine vote: The strong and the sweet

2012-12-01 03:00
It was a day of joy. Joy for the Palestinian people. Joy for all those who hope for peace between Israel and the Arab world. And, in a modest way, for me personally. The General Assembly of the Un...

Mursi’s ill-advised decision and its ramifications

2012-11-30 03:00
It seems that Egypt's fledgling democracy is reaching a turning point. President Muhammad Mursi's power grab has sent the revolution to square one. His unexpected edict exempting his decrees f...

Emperor Selassie of Ethiopia, a descendant of Queen Sheba

2012-11-30 03:00
In 1963 leaders of the independent African states met in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, and resolved to form the Organization of African Unity that developed later on into the African Union. It was...

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