Ambiguity surrounds Wednesday’s missile strike in North Waziristan by the American-led coalition forces based in Afghanistan. The attack killed two women and two children and none of the militants. The Pakistan Army spokesman says the army has launched a protest with the coalition forces; the latter say they had [Read more]
It is regrettable that just a day after Pakistan lodged protest over the firing of missiles by the US-led coalition forces into Pakistan's Tribal Areas, which killed two women and two children, four more missiles were fired into the village of Boraki in Kurram Agency. However, the recent wave of attacks from across the [Read more]
The contrast could not have been more glaring. On March 5, Senator John McCain, the nominee of the Republican Party, visited the White House fresh from his victory over his last remaining opponent, conservative Mike Huckabee, to receive the formal endorsement of President Bush. The party all united behind him is now [Read more]
On Monday, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) approved a third round of sanctions against Iran with near unanimous support, sending a strong signal to Tehran that its refusal to suspend uranium enrichment was unacceptable.
Out of the fifteen members, fourteen voted for the resolution with Indonesia abstaining. [Read more]
A Gallup survey of Muslims the world over has emphatically put paid to the notion that views Muslims, the
religious community as a whole, as ‘radicals’, and Islam as the driving force of the current wave of violence
and radicalism. The poll brings out that an overwhelming number of Muslims (as many as 93 percent) [Read more]