Opinion



Cold War II not likely

With escalating violence in southern and eastern Ukraine and no solution in sight, the Ukraine crisis has become the world’s most turbulent geopolitical conflict since that triggered by the terrorist



Saudi Arabia’s desire to hold talks with Iran

Saudi Foreign Affairs Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal made an important announcement Tuesday when he said that he invited his Iranian counterpart and that he is ready to negotiate with him.



The message from Indian exit polls

The fascination of Indian political parties (except the Congress) and the media with exit polls is astonishing, particularly when their accuracy has been consistently abysmal.



The war on education

THE kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in northern Nigeria by the terrorist group Boko Haram is beyond outrageous.



Muslims are against extremism

The international community should act swiftly to rescue the Nigerian girls abducted by Boko Haram.



Salute to the Kingdom

It is heartening to note that Saudi Arabia has invited Iran for talks. This is a right move and we must appreciate the Kingdom for taking this decision in the greater interest of the region.



Thinking emotionally

This is with reference to the article “May 15: Nakba or defeat?” (May 14) by Abdulateef Al-Mulhim. The writer has raised important issues.



Sharif must act wisely

This is with reference to the article “Year in review: Sharif does a decent job” (May 14) by Muhammad Waqas. I really fail to understand what has Sharif done to earn such accolades.



Ball is now in Iran’s court

I am so pleased to read the report “KSA opens door to Iran for talks” (May 14).



ISIL and Boko Haram — two sides of the same coin

Events around the world have proven that extremist ideologies breed terrorism.

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