More hick ups from the Pope will silence critics of Islam

“Pope Benedict has repeatedly addressed Islam negatively, more than once.” This is a statement signed by Al Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy Secretary General Sheikh Ali Abdel Dayem. The pre-eminent institute of Islamic learning in the Sunni Muslim world said Thursday it is freezing its dialogue with the Vatican to protest Pope Benedict XVI’s recent remarks… Read More More hick ups from the Pope will silence critics of Islam

UN Chief urges false “Peace Agreement” for Israel

The United Nations political affairs chief on Thursday warned the Security Council of developments in Israeli-Palestinian talks and in Lebanon which have heightened tensions in the region. “As a new year begins, hopefully one of progress in Middle East peacemaking, several challenges are present,” said the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, B. Lynn Pascoe, at an… Read More UN Chief urges false “Peace Agreement” for Israel

Pakistan on the verge of catastrophic meltdown

Pakistan is struggling to maintain stability while trying to cope with a shaky economy, wobbly politics, and emboldened domestic terrorism. Pakistan remains beset by security, economic, and political troubles that have caused leading analysts to voice deep concern about the country’s stability. Stephen Cohen of the Council on Foreign Relations says Pakistan’s woes do not… Read More Pakistan on the verge of catastrophic meltdown

Arab leaders reject “Foreign Interference”

Arab leaders on Wednesday voiced their “total rejection” of foreign interference in Arab affairs, especially over the region’s Christian minorities. “Arab kings and presidents… express their total rejection of attempts by certain states and foreign parties to intervene in Arab affairs in the name of protecting the minorities of the East,” they said in a… Read More Arab leaders reject “Foreign Interference”