In his Op-Ed, Mohammad S. Moussalli analyzes the current security situations and political dilemma in the Middle East in view of ISIS savagery. In June 2014, a major offensive launched by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq & Greater Syria...
Shifting Sands of Time: Saudi Arabian Tale of Women Empowerment Each country in the world is unique boasting of rich history of culture and tradition adding a distinct flavor and thus contributing to presence in the globe. Alongside its uniqueness,...
“They all broke the rules. They all crossed into forbidden territory. They all tampered with the laws that lay down who should be loved and how. And how much. It was a time when the unthinkable became thinkable and...
The fundamental challenge that was seen after the global financial crisis of 2008 was the fact that there was a need for regulation. The same sentiment was heard when the banks started using dangerous strategies and trades in order...
By M.S. Shah Jahan “Corruption is the most crucial threat to the ruling party" - Wen Jiabao, Chinese Premier At an annual meeting of anti-corruption officials on 26 March, the Chinese Prime Minister had little progress to point to. He said...
In essence, a sovereign state is a socio-political association of people that has a representative political system, autonomous judiciary, nationally and internationally acknowledged governing body and self-rule over a recognized demarcated geographic area which is not subject to another...
The first solar panels ever installed, were photo-voltaic solar panels mounted on military satellites and blasted into space from Cape Kennedy, Florida during the 'Space Race' of the 1960's. Many of those old, reliable PV solar-powered satellites are still up...
As I write this article, the world's eyes are on London for what promises to be a sizzling summer of super sports! Alliteration aside (poor puns notwithstanding) the serious business of sporting excellence is about to capture a global...
The existing interminable regional conflicts among several nation countries along with the recurring armed clashes between political factions, fundamentalist groups, and state authorities are now common features of modern times. In most of the Muslim world, the core of...
DISCLAIMER – The three terrorists and their actions have been cited in this article solely for the purpose of debate. The writer does not subscribe to their views, beliefs, or objectives and does not in any way sympathise or...
Back in the old days of sustainable energy, circa 2000, the cost of switching to solar or wind was so expensive that only the well-intentioned considered it - and only the very wealthy could afford it. How times have changed!...
As many of you know most of the gasoline available in North America today has a biofuel component of between 5 - 10 percent. Newer cars and trucks are E85 compatible, meaning they can operate with up to 85...
There are social, psychological and cultural aspects to every economic slowdown. The media, however, plays a crucial role in building up these sentiments for or against any ruling government. An example of this is the recent "Occupy Wall Street" Movement,...
The much awaited and anticipated Facebook IPO, fell flat on its face. It was dubbed the IPO of the century, it sure made the history books for this century. Facebook's problems has led it being broiled into the law...
The moral pattern of politics has degenerated very often over the past six decades or so. Then, politicians and people’s representatives were primarily picked out for their governance skills, civil commitment, moral principles, and human values before other qualities....
The UN Assembly in New York considered the U.S. strikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Following various meetings, speeches in the General Assembly and various statements by the Turkish delegation, reports to the effect that ‘Turkey has promised to...
Year 2002 brought remarkable successes to the English football club Arsenal, as it clinched the FA Cup and secured the 2nd position in Premier League. Many pundits say the showy symbol ?O2? on the players? chests was one of...
Let me tell you a story. It is a story of why the UAE and the wider Gulf region is such a confusing place for a relative newcomer. In October 2011, I was walking along on an upper floor of...
There seems to be a lull over the global economy. The recent comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi have again provided support to the equity and commodity markets. Added to this, the expected announcement from the Fed...
OpEd: Until there was a significant reaction in the social media the Chapel Hill killings were being ignored. Messages emphasized the hypocrisy of the media that report the slightest incident in the Middle East the moment it happens, but...
Every woman likes shopping. The revolution of online shopping os bringing her the choice to avoid busy shops, surly sales executives and long waits for changing rooms. Shopping with Jen, a lovely friend of mine, is fun but also...
A prudent strategy for watering down the water crisis in Delhi is to merge water management with the urban development master plan The Unachievable Election Promise When AAP, the Aam Aadmi Party (Common Man’s Party) included the promise of 700 litres...
By M.S. Shah Jahan April 1, traditionally known as a day to fool or a day of fools for fun making, got a different significance in the international arena of politics and economy in 2012 when Myanmar's government fooled the entire...
You have just moved to the United Arab Emirates and feel like an alien from planet Mars? If so, you might want to continue reading and check out some tips and tricks on how to embrace this country that...
The U.N. General Assembly on Monday passed the resolution 174, urging Tel Aviv to allow the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to have access to its nuclear facilities. This was promptly refused by the Israeli regime. Not only did...
Talk of the town now is Kindle and e-book readers. I just wonder how they will replace the traditional paper book. Recently, some early adopters bought one version or the other but they complain of having to wait long...
By Arindam Mukherjee What if a man is found guilty of sexual harassment? He will lose his job, his deposits, his respect if any, and will face a lengthy imprisonment. But what if a woman is found guilty? You kidding??...
Advancement in technology has been termed as a “double edged sword” by many scholars. This point is more accurate when we see that privacy is overlooked for the mighty dollar. First, it was at shops where video cameras were...
Harun Yahya in this thought-provoking article analyze scenarios where powerful states use humanitarian interventions as a pretext to protect their own interests.   Events in Syria and Iraq due to the terror organization ISIL have once more raised the question of...
Today?s world is growing more dependent on the social networking sites for job search, news, dating and to stay connected with the people across the globe than ever. Small businesses now have a bigger platform to voice their requirements...