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China can play a vital role

This refers to the report, “Envoy: 21m Chinese Muslims fast in Ramadan,” (July 24) that quotes top Chinese diplomat in Riyadh saying that freedom of faith is the legitimate right of citizens, which is



We are all guilty

A powerful article on the Palestine issue, titled “Who will stop these child killers.” (July 23) by Aijaz Zaka Syed.



Mideast elite’s indifference

A few weeks ago, the US Supreme Court, the highest federal court in the United States, turned away an appeal by thousands of Sept.



Nothing going right for Congress

Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan. Nothing sums up the current predicament of the India’s Congress party better than this famous John F Kennedy quote.



Putin’s tipping point?

When incompetence in the Kremlin turns murderous, its incumbents can begin to tremble.



Seeking the plane truth

The least indecent course of action for whoever shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine last Thursday would obviously have been to acknowledge their culpability for what was in all probab



Unfair stereotyping of Saudi women

There's been a debate among folks during Ramadan that the popular television shows aired during the holiday have unfairly maligned Saudi women with jokes about their spending, eating habits, gossiping



How many Palestinians left

How far into the woods do you go before you start going out of them? No one has ever given an answer.



Reviving the Arab world’s anemic political systems

Many Arab countries have sickly, anemic political systems that are sorely in need of rehabilitation if not outright regeneration.



Who will stop these child killers?

Editors face this dilemma in the newsroom almost on a daily basis.

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