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East Jerusalem The Capital of Palestine

  • Murad Ali
  • Jan, 2018
  • Middle East

Israel captured the eastern part of the city in the 1967 Middle East  war and now claims all of Jerusalem as its undivided capital

On Dec 22, 2017, the United Nations General Assembly voted against the US President Mr. Donald Trump’s decision to shift their embassy from  Tel Aviv Jerusalem against the international law despite Trump Administration’s  threa...


COUP DE GRACE OF THE OLD SYSTEM IN SAUDI ARABIA

  • General (R) Mirza Aslam Beg
  • Dec, 2017
  • Middle East

The great purge appears to be a pre-emptive strike by the Crown Prince “who saw the wall coming down and managed to hurdle it.”

While the courts of justice were functioning in Saudi Arabia, the crackdown in the name of corruption, in the absence of judicial process is nothing but a Coup de Grace, establishes full control of Crown Prince Mohammed over the three security services –...


THE KURDISH QUESTION: TALABANI DIES BUT DREAM LIVES ON

  • Dr Saad S. Khan
  • Nov, 2017
  • Middle East

In all fairness to Iraqi Kurds, they were intermittently ruled by the Turks from Istanbul and by the Arabs from Baghdad but never by Kurds themselves in past many centuries

Palestinians are not the only stateless nation in the Middle East. The Kurdish Question is equally complicated. Totaling around 30 million, the Kurds are divided into four countries, namely, Iraq, Turkey, Iran an...


ENDGAME OF THE SELF PROCLAIMED CALIPHATE THE RISE AND FALL OF ABU BAKR BAGHDADI

  • Dr Saad S. Khan
  • Aug, 2017
  • Middle East

“If you live by the sword, you die by the sword!” The tragic end of tyrants like Qaddafi and Saddam Hussain and violent deaths of terrorists like Osama bin Laden, Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour and now, though unconfirmed, that of self-proclaimed Caliph Abu Bakr Baghdadi, seem to confirm the aphorism. Although, like other terrorists, Baghdadi’s death was reported several times earlier and canno...


Iran-Saudi Dispute

  • General (R) Mirza Aslam Beg
  • July, 2017
  • Middle East

A cool thinking is needed to plan and act against the rising tide of terrorism, which is recoiling back....

The dispute between the two strands of Islam has existed for the last fourteen hundred years, yet they have learnt to live peacefully with traditional grace and there is no fear that the present dispute “will grow something like the murderous religious wars of Catholics and...


Pakistan and Riyadh Summit

  • M. Abdul Mateen Khan
  • July, 2017
  • Middle East

The Riyadh Summit, which otherwise could have been a rallying point for Islamic heads of state, has however added to the complexity of choices for Pakistan

The Arab-Islamic American Summit in Riyadh on May 21 against terrorism and extremism, which some regard as anti-Iran show, was a success for many but it has posed stark foreign policy predicaments for Pakistan. As the developments...


QATAR BETWEEN TWO EXTREMES

  • Dr. Shahid Wazir Khan
  • July, 2017
  • Middle East

Qatar's solidarity with Saudi Arabia is on a lower scale while Iran and Qatar seem to be on good terms with one another again — This is irritating Riyadh, which has become increasingly more intolerant of Iranian meddling in the region, especially in Yemen

Qatar’s solidarity with Saudi Arabia is on a lower scale while Iran and Qatar seem to be on good terms with one another again. Thi...


Pakistan and Riyadh Summit

  • Murad Ali
  • July, 2017
  • Middle East

The Riyadh Summit, which otherwise could have been a rallying point for Islamic heads of state, has however added to the complexity of choices for Pakistan

The Arab-Islamic American Summit in Riyadh on May 21 against terrorism and extremism, which some regard as anti-Iran show, was a success for many but it has posed stark foreign policy predicaments for Pakistan. As the developments...


UNHOLY ATTACK ON THE HOLLIEST CITY OF MAKKAH

  • Dr Saad S. Khan
  • Dec, 2016
  • Middle East

The Not-So-Strange Dynamics of Yemen Civil War

A missile attack targeting the holy city of Makkah? Seemed unbelievable at first, but once the Saudi Defense Ministry claimed downing a Missile fired by Houth-led Yemeni forces, there was a wave of condemnation from around the world. “Political Non Sense!” were the actual words used by the Sanaa Government in response to this allegation...


P5+1 Nuclear Agreement And Middle East Politics

  • Muhammad Azam Khan
  • June, 2016
  • Middle East

Middle East is undergoing a violent transition which promises a new era of power politics On January 16, this year, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), United Nations Nuclear watchdog, verified that Iran has completed the obligatory steps to ensure its nuclear programme is, and shall remain entirely peaceful. The steps taken by Iran amongst other included, shipping out 25,000 pounds of highly...


The Challenge Of Islamic State And Future Of Middle East

  • Dr Saad S. Khan
  • May, 2016
  • Middle East

Though it controls sufficient areas in Iraq and Syria, the so-called IS, is not a State, recognized by anyone except itself a Russian plane exploding mid air, killing 200 Russians; a bloodbath in Shia quarters in Lebanon killing 47, multiple shootouts at entertainment locations in Paris killing 130 civilians and then a huge bomb blast at a peace rally in Turkey killing scores. Different venues, differen...