Netanyahu to meet Putin, says Iran seeks permanent foothold in Syria

by Jeffrey Heller Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday to voice opposition to what the Israeli leader charged were Iran’s attempts to establish a permanent military foothold in war-torn Syria. “In the framework of a (future peace agreement) or without one, Iran is attempting to […]

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Egypt’s oil minister makes rare trip to Iran for oil talks after Saudi suspension

By Eric Knecht CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla was on his way to Iran on Sunday to try to strike new oil deals, sources close to his delegation said at Cairo airport, after Saudi Arabia suspended its oil agreement last month. After that suspension, Egypt voted in favour of a Russian-backed UN […]

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Challenges of the Muslim world

By Shaikh Abdul Rasheed  The  ever-increasing challenges faced by the Muslim world need to be seriously dealt with well-crafted and all-comprehensive social, economic and political initiatives instead of insidious and myopic policies and methods maladroitly adopted by a raft of transnational extremist, terrorist and militant groups. Therefore, these short-sighted approaches have continued to create enormous […]

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