• Poll Shows Most Israelis View Turkey As Enemy

    Published on : 24 06 2010

    Some 78 percent of Jewish Israelis now view Turkey, once Israel’s only Muslim ally in the Middle East, as an enemy nation, according to a poll published on Thursday.  The sharp switch in public attitude toward Turkey comes in the wake of a May 31 raid by Israeli commandos on an aid flotilla bound for […]


  • UN says Afghan security worsening

    Published on : 21 06 2010

    There has been a surge in roadside bombings and assassinations in Afghanistan during the first four months of this year, a new UN report has revealed.


  • Abuse of Palestinians ‘widespread’

    Published on : 14 06 2010

    The death toll in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories was “much lower” in 2009 than previous years, but human rights abuses against Palestinians remain widespread, according to a new report from the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem.


  • US military intelligence puts focus on Afghan graft: NYT

    Published on : 13 06 2010

    The military’s intelligence network in Afghanistan, designed for identifying and tracking terrorists and insurgents, is increasingly focused on uncovering corruption that is rampant across Afghanistan’s government, security forces and contractors, according to senior American officials.


  • ‘US miscalculated in Afghanistan’

    Published on : 12 06 2010

    US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said a “long and difficult” fight looms in Afghanistan, on a day when eleven civilians and three US-led soldiers were killed in the war-torn country.


  • New face of power in the Middle East

    Published on : 10 06 2010

    Ever since Israeli commandos stormed a ship carrying aid to Gaza killing nine activists, the face of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan – the man who led denunciations of the raid – has been prominent on front pages and television screens across the Middle East.


  • Pak journalist: Gaza, a symbol of international resistance

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    Islamabad, June 9, IRNA — A renowned journalistof Pakistan, Syed Talat Hussain, here Tuesday said Gaza has become a symbol of international resistance.


  • Thousands British females embrace Islam

    Published on : 30 05 2010

    It’s a controversial time for British women to be wearing the hijab, the basic Muslim headscarf. Last month, Belgium became the first European country to pass legislation to ban the burka (the most concealing of Islamic veils), calling it a “threat” to female dignity, while France looks poised to follow suit. In Italy earlier this […]


  • Civilians main victim in Afghanistan

    Published on : 29 05 2010

    As the US death toll in Afghanistan reaches 1,000, many analysts within US pose serious questions over the fate of a wrenching war that nine years on shows no sign of nearing an end.


  • Blackwater Infiltrates Streets Of Islamabad

    Published on : 19 05 2010

    ISLAMABAD – Almost each and every street of the Federal Capital is infiltrated with notorious Blackwater, TheNation’s investigations reveal.