Behind Yemen’s crises

Years of knowing former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has enabled this writer to better understand his tactics.

Deafening silence over Rohingya issue

Despite the atrocities being committed against the Muslims of Arakan, better known as Rohingyas, the international community has so far done nothing to protect these people.

Guess who is coming to dinner

You know of many things that are dead or dying. Like honor. And promise. Not to forget fairness and all those other silly little things that made life tolerable.

Egypt is on the right track

If macroeconomic indicators are to be believed, Egypt’s economic growth has ground almost to a halt over the past three years.

The destructive ideology

Acts of great evil such as terrorism and genocide are so horrifying as to seem entirely incomprehensible. What kinds of people commit such acts?

Muslims in the face of Modi wave

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may have emerged victorious in Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections but it has failed in winning the Muslim vote.

Who’s afraid of India’s meek Muslims?

In the past couple of years, there has been a regular stream of opinion pieces and special reports, most of them originating in the West, seeking clues to the big existential puzzle — the mysterious m

Other Side of the Mirror: Driving me crazy

It’s very much like those women who are brought up to believe that their one goal in life is to get married. And the moment they have achieved that status they can go to ruin.

Better late than never

Once respected, perhaps even admired as an economic and social model, Turkey now risks losing allies.

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