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King’s Shoura address and Paris mayhem

On Jan. 6, Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, delivered the annual address of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah to the Shoura Council.



Buying trouble

A recent AP report spoke of Iran’s increased domination over Iraq under the cover of supporting it against the Islamic State (IS).



Way out for Ukraine, Russia

The leaders of Russia and Ukraine will meet in Astana, Kazakstan, on Jan. 15 to discuss, once again, an end to the fighting that has roiled eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region since last spring.



Je Suis Ahmed

My name is Ahmed Merabet. Not Francois or Pierre or Gaston. Just Ahmed. I was a French policeman in Paris on duty when the gunmen struck the Charlie Hebdo magazine’s offices.



Netanyahu, save the drama for another day!

I marched in one row with world leaders in order to unite against terrorism. Any terrorism must be fought to the end.”



Way ahead for Tunisia

Tunisia, on Dec. 21, 2014, completed a remarkable democratic transfer of power, with the election of Beji Caid Essebsi, the leader of the secular political party Nidaa Tounes (Call of Tunisia).



Profession for losers

It would almost be easier to get a handle on brain surgery than to have the ability of tapping into the terrorist mindset.



Rising to the occasion

Protests against recent terrorist attacks in France should have been held in Muslim capitals and not in Paris because Muslims stand accused in this case; embroiled in this crisis and expected to decla



A Bangsamoro future

President Benigno S. Aquino has emphasized the need for both the Senate and House of Representatives to pass the long delayed Bangsamoro Basic Law in his New Year’s message.



United against terrorism

Last week, two terrorist attacks made the headlines. The incidents took place in two different countries, carried out by two different groups with the same ideology.

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