Turkish-Israeli Pact

Turkey and Israel extend a hand of friendship towards each other. Turkey being the most secular of Muslim countries has had peaceful relations with Israel since 1996 when the two countries signed a military cooperation agreement. But somewhere in between their relationship soured due to the attack by Israel on the Gaza-bound flotilla resulting in […]

Qatar Airways Orders New Planes

For those who want to fly the Qatar sky, the deal is on! Qatar Airways recently ordered six 777 Boeing Jets for its air fleet. The $1.7 billion package was sealed at Le Bourget (France) on the occasion of the Paris Air Show. Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al-Baker confirmed the report. Boeing has already delivered […]

Fighting in Darfur

Clashes in Darfur claim lives. The SLA (Sudanese Liberation Army) fought with the SAF (Sudanese Armed Forces) in a recent flare-up. The SLA appears to be the injured party in this skirmish. Over 27 have been killed along with 40 injured. Thousands have been displaced from their ancestral homes. The SAF affirmed the reports of […]

Assad Finally Speaks

The Syrian President wants to talk to his nation’s people. Bashar Al-Assad is to address his country’s citizens soon in a bid to hold on to what little semblance of sanity there exists in Syria. The anti-governmental protests which started some time ago have taken on monumental dimensions. His one-man rule is under attack from […]

Karzai Wants Peace

Hamid Karzai is ready to negotiate a peace agreement. War-torn Afghanistan is still plagued by the menace of the Taliban. The United States may think that it has gotten rid of these terrible terrorists but fact is they are at large in many parts of the country they once ruled. Hamid Karzai in a bid […]