• UN: defining terrorism

    Published on : 25 11 2010

    When Israeli commandos killed nine mostly Turkish activists during a raid on a flotilla of ships carrying humanitarian aid to Palestinians last May, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan described the attack as a prime example of “state terrorism”.


  • Trapped in black: Balkan war widows

    Published on : 20 11 2010

    Arbeta Kryeziu has grown up. Almost 13, her face is taking on the shape of her mother’s. Staring at a picture of Arbeta as a child, her mother, Flora Rexhepi, looks tearful.Rexhepi was widowed when she was just 24, after Serbian forces killed her husband, Ramadan Kryeziu, in his home village of Sllovia in April […]


  • Virtues of the Ten Days of Dhul Hi-jjah

    Published on : 10 11 2010

    How do the first ten days of the Month of Dhul Hijjah differ from other days of the year?Praise be to Allaah Who has created Time and has made some times better than others, some months and days and nights better than others, when rewards are multiplied many times, as a mercy towards His slaves. […]


  • Israel: the dead parrot of the Middle East!

    Published on : 27 10 2010

    How many of you remember Monty Python’s dead parrot sketch? It was a wonderful comedic routine that transcended nationality and culture. Timeless in its appeal, it is often cited in doomed or desperate situations when a bit of gallows humour is needed.


  • Yaser Habeeb Must be Punished

    Published on : 22 09 2010

    All praises go to Allah almighty, may Allah bless his best messenger among the entire messengers as well as the blessings may be upon his companions and his family and every person who followed them. After! Allah almighty says “النبي أولى بالمؤمنين من أنفسهم وأزواجه:  أمهاتهم” ); The Prophet is closer to the believers than […]


  • Security; the always anxiety in Zahedan

    Published on : 25 07 2010

    The above title is being used for many times during the 12 years of publication of the newspaper “Zahedan”, and it seems it might be used at other times as well. Assessing the causes of insecurity in the province there are different views according to different reasons.


  • The week the world remembered Gaza

    Published on : 04 06 2010

    Out of sight and out of mind. For almost 3 years the plight of Gaza’s 1.5 million people had gradually faded from view. The international condemnation from Israel’s conduct during the war with Gaza had dimmed.  It seemed Gaza was no longer a story.


  • Israeli religious forces on the march

    Published on : 12 05 2010

    As the Israeli Palestinian ‘peace process’ marches in place, religious-Zionism is marching into the leadership of the Israeli army, rendering an improbable peace mission impossible.


  • Faisal Shahzad’s anti-Americanism

    Published on : 08 05 2010

    The man who tried to set off a car bomb in Times Square was a Pakistani. Why is this unsurprising? Because when you hold a burning match to a gasoline tank, the laws of chemistry demand combustion.


  • Submissive Abbas to resume futile talks with arrogant Israel

    Published on : 04 05 2010

    Weak, desperate  and vulnerable to Israeli and western pressure, Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas has decided to resume what seems to be another  futile round of so-called “peace talks” with Israel.