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Malaria: A solid investment for GCC countries

  • DESPITE best efforts and tremendous progress, malaria continues to infect an estimated 216 million people around the world each year. Nearly half of these cases occur in predominantly Muslim countries.Malaria kills more than 650,000 people each year, of which approximately 560,000 are children...

Test ahead for US law limiting gun-seller liability

  • Recent deadly shootings in Wisconsin and Colorado reignited calls for more gun control in the United States, but one element has been largely missing from the debate: Should gun makers or sellers be held liable?A 2005 law that protects the gun industry from certain lawsuits has been challenged in...

Babri Masjid demolition

  • In January 1993, the federal government of India passed a law to take over 69 acres of land surrounding the masjid and other temples in its vicinity for construction of Ram Janambhomi-Babri Masjid complex. In view of the conflicting claims the government asked the Supreme Court to give its...

Radioactivity: Japan’s invisible enemy within

  • Before March 11, 2011, procuring food for an average Japanese household was a pretty straight-forward affair. Following long-established traditions, a housewife — it is, still, almost always a woman in charge — did her best to ensure that every product brought to the table could be...

Sitting on a powder keg

  • I woke up to an especially beautiful Alexandria morning yesterday, a clear blue sky punctuated with meandering fluffy clouds. Savoring the aroma of percolating coffee, I watered the multi-hued flowering plants on my terrace before pausing to feel the sun’s rays bathing my face. Feeling that all...