President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in the White House, October 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 06, 2015 - 07:59 GMT
Russia's military involvement in Syria has deepened the crisis and further complicated things in the region. It's time for the US and indeed its government to take action.
Palestinians wave their national flags as they greet their president Mahmud Abbas (C) upon his arrival from New York on October 2, 2015 where he attended a ceremony to mark the raising of the Palestinian flag at the United Nations headquarters, in the city of Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
October 04, 2015 - 08:46 GMT
Palestine Authority and Palestine Liberation Organization President Mahmoud Abbas is all gimmicks according to writer Rami G. Khouri, and the Palestinian people deserve better.
Barack Obama and Vladmir Putin make a toast at the 70th UN General Assembly, September 29, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 01, 2015 - 09:14 GMT
Everyone cringed when the awkward photos emerged of Barack Obama and Vladmir Putin standing together at the 70th UN General Assembly emerged. But, what is going on in Syria behind closed doors?
Muslims must restore the positive image of Islam after it has been so damaged by the actions of Daesh. (Shutterstock)
September 29, 2015 - 08:06 GMT
Writer Abdulrahman Al-Rashed urges Muslims to combat extremism by adopting moderate teachings and practices of Islam.
A migrant girl is pictured as a group of Middle-Eastern migrants wait to cross the Hungarian-Croatian border, in the Croatian village of Baranjsko Petrovo Selo, on September 27, 2015. (AFP/Elvis Barukcic)
September 28, 2015 - 08:01 GMT
The influx of young, skilled asylum seekers in Europe could be a blessing for the aging continent
Protesters in Beirut chant slogans during an anti-government rally, September 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 21, 2015 - 07:53 GMT
For a few weeks, it looked as though Lebanon was headed in the path of Tunisia, Egypt, or even God forbid Syria after anti-government protests erupted. Luckily, it seems to be quietening down.
Benjamin Netanyahu waves following his address to a joint session of the US Congress at the US capitol in Washington, DC, March 3, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 17, 2015 - 07:58 GMT
Barack Obama is probably on the bad side of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the Iran nuclear deal victory. His actions won't go unnoticed by the Jewish state.
Lebanon has failed to find an alternative to the garbage crisis, leaving trash to pile on the streets of Beirut. (AFP/File)
September 16, 2015 - 19:17 GMT
If Lebanon wants to solve its garbage problem, it has to start with its government problem.
A rebel fighter looks at his smartphone lying on a sofa on October 23, 2014, in Bustan Pasha neighborhood of Syria's northern city of Aleppo. (AFP/File)
September 09, 2015 - 09:04 GMT
And not a little ignorant.
Syrian refugees rest on a platform at the train station in Dortmund in western Germany, August 6, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 07, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
There was outrage, tears and plenty of calls for Europe to do more for refugees following horrific images emerging of a dead Syrian toddler washed up on the shores of a Turkish beach. Something must be done yes, but what is that "something"?
A UK petition calling for the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gained over 92,000 signatures. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
While an online petition calling for the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu upon his arrival to the UK has reached over 92,000 signatures, the leader might as well not bother with his trip.