Opinion

Nobel Peace laureates slam 'insanity' of nuclear weapons - 12/16/2017

STOCKHOLM, Lennart Simonsson (dpa) – Representatives of an anti-nuclear weapons campaign group pledged to abolish the "ultimate evil" and "insanity" of nuclear weapons after receiving the 2017 Nobel...

The disappeared of Lebanon: the unfinished story of a finished war - 07/05/2017

The people that disappeared during Lebanon’s civil war have haunted the country for years. But what have the authorities done to help? Sawssan Abou-Zahr explores the cruel reality for families that...

NATO commander says Russia, Syria using migrant crisis as weapon - 03/02/2016

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, Thomas Watkins- Top NATO General Philip Breedlove warned US lawmakers Tuesday that Russia is helping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad turn the refugee crisis into a...

Iran's Rouhani says Arabs, West miscalculated in Syria - 06/03/2015

TEHRAN, IRAN- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused Arab and Western governments of miscalculating in their backing for Syrian rebels as the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group...

Nobel laureates urge Saudi academics to condemn Badawi flogging - 01/20/2015

LONDON, UK- Eighteen Nobel prize winners called on Saudi academics to condemn the flogging of Saudi blogger Raef Badawi in an open letter published by British newspaper the Independent on Tuesday....

HRW urges West to press Bahrain to free opposition figures - 01/19/2015

DUBAI, UAE- Human Rights Watch on Sunday urged Bahrain's Western allies to press the kingdom to release detained activists, including a Shiite opposition chief whose arrest has sparked protests and...

Charlie Hebdo demos turn bloody from Niger to Pakistan - 01/17/2015

NIAMEY, NIGER- Thousands demonstrated across the world Friday and violent clashes erupted in Niger and Pakistan as Muslims vented fury over a new Prophet Mohammed cartoon published by French magazine...

Assad says Moscow talks must focus on fighting 'terror' - 01/16/2015

DAMASCUS, SYRIA- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said hoped-for talks in Moscow with opponents must focus on the fight against "terrorism", while adding that he is unsure the meeting will reap...

Charlie Hebdo flies off shelves as Al-Qaeda claims attack - 01/15/2015

PARIS, FRANCE, Eric Randolph- Charlie Hebdo made a defiant return on Wednesday with a new issue that sold out across France in record time, as Al-Qaeda posted a video claiming last week's deadly...

We can't prevent all attacks: EU anti-terror chief - 01/14/2015

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, Lachlan Carmichael- The EU's counter-terrorism chief said Tuesday it is impossible to completely prevent new Islamist attacks like those in Paris, and warned that Europe's prisons...
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