Evidence suggests that a small group of ultraconservative Salafis may have hijacked protests over an obscure, anti-Islamic film and orchestrated attacks on US embassies
No end in sight: Despite Western-backed pressure, Assad clings to power with help from Russia, China and Iran
Iraqi elections have not set off a democracy contagion. Sectarian divisions continue to haunt Iraqi politics
One of Osama's prominent Saudi mentors, preacher and scholar Salman al-Oadah has openly rebuked bin Laden for causing widespread mayhem and killing: "How many innocent children, elderly people, and women were killed in the name of Al Qaeda?"
The Middle East is boiling, and not just in Palestine, Lebanon and Iraq. What official Washington views as "clarifying moments" are deepening institutional crises shaking the foundations of Middle Eastern societies.
Wrong country, wrong war: American soldiers in Iraq fight an elusive enemy, as the terrorist threat spreads. It is as good as an occasion as any to examine the roots of an American blunder and its consequences..
The sad irony is that the American war in Iraq has proved to be counterproductive to the struggle against the global jihad movement and has alienated the floating middle of Muslim public opinion. It has given Al Qaeda central and its affiliates a new
Instead of inaccurately dismissing the Hezbollah as "terrorists" and relying solely on military muscle, Israel and the US need to back negotiations that are rooted in a nuanced understanding of the force they are determined to destroy.
To what do we owe this dash for media blitz by bin Laden, al-Zawahiri and al-Zarqawi? Al Qaeda barely survived the loss of its Afghan base; the loss of Iraq could prove to be more devastating. So the desperation.
Ayaman al-Zawahiri popped up on television again to prove he is alive. His movement may not be winning the "race for the hearts and minds" of Muslims, but it's time for a change of US strategy.
United States' Rajeev Ram, playing with Jack Sock, returns the ball to Italy's Lorenzo Musetti and Fabio Fognini during their Davis Cup men's doubles Finals tennis match at the Pala Alpitour in Turin, Italy.Photo by AP/PTI
Serbia's Novak Djokovic serves against Austria's Dennis Novak during a Davis Cup group F match between Serbia and Austria in Innsbruck, Austria.Photoby AP/PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the Constitution Day Celebrations, organised by the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.PIB/PTI Photo
Union Minister for Law and Justice, Kiren Rijiju addresses at the Constitution Day Celebrations, organised by the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.PIB/PTI Photo
Players of Malaysia and Belgium vie for ball during their FIH Men's Junior World Cup 2021 hockey match at Kalinga Stadium, in Bhubaneswar.PTI Photo
Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.