A review of the new executive decision in the Turkish parliament and what impact it will make. Turkey has been on the agenda since Obama announced a coalition to defeat the biggest threat in the Levant: ISIS. The top US...
In this OpEd, Imran Khan advocates for a stronger cooperation between the GCC states and Pakistan especially in defense and economic spheres. Keeping in view the volatile situation in Middle East and Pakistan, option of "neutrality" does not exist but...
In this opinion editorial, Harun Yahya deplores terrorism of all forms and tell us why the media should be used as an important weapon against war on terror. We have begun 2015 with one of the worst terrorist acts in the...
In order to restore the American dream, Americans should become more proactive about the issues facing them, and the people in power should be open to understanding the needs of the American people - opines Harun Yahya. Americans once again...
The Syrian tunnel and the Spring When the first spontaneous explosions of the Arab democratic revolutions erupted in Tunisia in December 2010, many were hoping that this revolt might usher in a new beginning for the whole region. When Egypt...
The fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 has demoted communism and socialism to the least importance upon which capitalistic notions flourished all around the world. Since then, the dominant economic trends revolve around the economic theory of deregulation...
During the height of the Cold War, nothing was more feared than the accidental nuclear war where *someone* somewhere misinterpreted a radio call or misunderstood communications emanating from the other side. While this may seem implausible to some, miscommunication and...
It can't be emphasized enough that the United Kingdom is an island nation and that without a respectable sea power component, the country would have missed becoming one of the greatest powers in history. All that success was accumulated...
Despite spending $11 billion on the World Cup, Brazil has not be been able increase the nation’s visibility and consolidate an image of “happiness and receptivity” to boost its tourist potential. Moreover, its image has taken beating due to...
Palestine & Israel: Who really wants peace? In both theory and political experience, the credibility of Netanyahu's government has been utterly depleting- opines Fadi ElHusseini A long-awaited peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis has been again grinded into halt. This...
In this Op Ed, Harun Yahya says that the Turkish presidential system endorsing a federative system would destroy the unitary structure of Turkey and cause disintegration. Here's ten Q&A which discuss in detail the nuances of a presidential system and...
During the first decade of this century, governments and organizations alike were occupied by several analysis processes to reevaluate their achievements and shortcomings, cope with the mainstream trends of people, and most importantly, create strategies for the future. Developed countries...
In the wake of the Second World War, the presence of powerful international and regional organizations, which can preserve peace and play effective mediatory roles between nations, emerged as an imperative requirement to all nations. To address that global need, international...
If you intend to visit an Arab country, you will likely come across many indignant people criticizing the so-called international community for being a self-serving gathering of countries or an interest group. No matter where you will be, whether...
The unprecedented technological advancements in mass media and telecommunications have broadened the options of knowing what is happening in this turbulent world. Nowadays, people see how terror attacks, kidnapping, bloody armed conflicts and civil wars roam all around the...
  Wars are not solely military phenomena; they involve civilians, women, children and the elderly, raze cities and destroy the infrastructure of countries. The worst evil is that people treat one another with love-lessness and hatred. In the absence of...
A senior Bahraini government official revealed the country's budget deficit has ballooned up to five-times in the last 10 years. He added that the figure stood at 1.8% in 2002 and is expected to reach around 9.7% by the end...
"It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents — except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our...
Why Norway? Of all the countries in the world that could get this right Norway is surely number one. In many areas of human endeavor, the tiny country of Norway (population 5.2 million) excels beyond all expectations -- being one of...
In a landmark decision, Kuwait’s parliament has approved a plan to buy citizens’ personal loans, write-off the interest and reschedule repayments. Reuters has quoted Kuwaiti Finance Minister Mustapha al-Shamali as saying that the government was expecting to spend an estimated...
After less than a year of exceptional Egyptian-Turkish rapprochement, the events of June 30, 2013 ruptured this relationship. Similarly, when Egyptian and Iranian statesmen began to decrease tensions and a thaw in relations resulted, events evolved to return things...
After ISIS started advancing towards Kobane last week, Kurds became headlines all over the world again. First of all, no matter who does it for what purpose, and targeting whatever faiths or ideologies, violence in all its forms, is...
In this Op-Ed, Mohammad S. Moussalli analyses President Trump’s decision on Jerusalem, its illegality, and aftereffects in view of the international community and UN invalidation of U.S. policy on Jerusalem. He scrutinizes the official statement and argues against the...
Kuwait's constitutional court ruled on Wednesday the country's Islamist-dominated parliament was elected unconstitutionally and restored the previous legislature. The state news agency KUNA said the court declared that "the decree calling for the National Assembly 2012 election is void, and (ordered)...
Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah on Monday suspended the parliament through an official decree for one month, ahead of the planned grilling of the interior minister by lawmakers. State-run Kuwait television said the Emir's decision was based on an article in the...
Bahraini Minister of Interior Sheikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa said on Tuesday the 'Arabian Gulf' suffered losses of more than $100 billion as a result of the first and second Gulf Wars, and getting classified as a 'region...
Reports coming from Tehran suggest the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had a telephonic conversation with Omani ruler Sultan Qaboos Bin Said on Wednesday in which both leaders stressed the need for strengthening mutual relations between the neighbouring countries and...
  No one could have foreseen that the war in Syria would last this long or that it would have caused so much pain to so many people. 200,000 people have lost their lives, 9.5 million were forced to leave...
Now as thirty-four months ago, on every international and regional news TV you would watch, or transnational newspaper you might read, or human rights websites you explore, you will find analytical articles condemning the ongoing Syrian bloodbath. You will also come upon...
Not since the 1979 Iranian revolution have so many people participated in large scale protests against the government. Indeed, the head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari has yesterday declared the defeat of "sedition" in the country,...