Uk ministers sued over arms sales to Isarael

UK ministers sued over arms sales to Israel   Bethlehem – Ma’an – The Palestinian human rights organization Al-Haq filed what it called a historic lawsuit against senior UK officials over British arms exports to Israel. The lawsuit argues that the British government...

King abdullah has no robes

King Abdullah Has No Robes By RANNIE AMIRI Located in the Hijaz region of western Saudi Arabia, Medina is the second holiest city in Islam. It is home to the Prophet’s Mosque and its famous green dome, beneath which is found Muhammad’s tomb. Millions of Muslims visit...

Convoy update

Convoy Update by Farid Arada A SMOOTH CROSSING INTO EGYPT The convoy was over 3 miles long and contained about 220 vehicles. So it was an awesome sight when finally, at about 1.00pm local time, the first vehicles rolled into Egypt, where they were met at the borders...

The af pak paradox

The Af-Pak Paradox By JOHN PRADOS  There is a new acronym in the lexicon of Obama administration national security moguls. “AfPak” stands for Afghanistan and Pakistan. The term denotes the administration’s desire to make a unified approach to...

Rebuilding somalia is the real answer

Gulf NewsPublished: November 20, 2008, 23:35 Piracy off the coast of Somalia is finally attracting the interest of the international community. The Arab states bordering the Red Sea met yesterday in Cairo to define a plan of action they can adopt. Nato...