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India - Israel PM Pledge Stronger Ties in Rare Meeting

India – Israel PM Pledge Stronger Ties in Rare Meeting

Monday, September 29, 2014 13:08

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to boost cooperation Sunday in the most substantive interaction between the two countries’ leaders in 11 years. [caption id="attachment_39350" align="alignnone" width="600"] Benjamin Netanyahu - Narendra ...

President Mamnoon Hussain in Kabul to Attend Ashraf Ghani Oath-taking

President Mamnoon Hussain in Kabul to Attend Ashraf Ghani Oath-taking

Monday, September 29, 2014 11:24

[caption id="attachment_39342" align="alignright" width="360"] President Mamnoon Hussain[/caption] President Mamnoon Hussain has arrived in Kabul to attend inauguration of Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani. According to officials, the president is also likely to hold a meeting with the ...

Hamid Karzai Criticizes Pakistan in Farewell Speech

Hamid Karzai Criticizes Pakistan in Farewell Speech

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 13:08

[caption id="attachment_39289" align="alignright" width="360"] Hamid Karzai[/caption] Outgoing President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday blamed the United States for Afghanistan's long war in a final swipe at the country that helped bring him to power 13 years ago but towards ...

Kabul to Lodge Protest Over Alleged Pakistani Shelling (UN General Assembly)

Kabul to Lodge Protest Over Alleged Pakistani Shelling (UN General Assembly)

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:39

[caption id="attachment_39263" align="alignright" width="384"] Afghanistan Border[/caption] Afghanistan will raise the issue of ‘Pakistan’s shelling on the Afghan side of the border’ at the United Nations General Assembly, the country’s foreign ministry said on Monday. Pakistan denies firing into ...

US - Arab Allies Bomb IS Jihadists in Syria

US – Arab Allies Bomb IS Jihadists in Syria

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:25

The United States and Arab allies unleashed bombs and Tomahawk cruise missiles on Islamic State targets in eastern Syria early Tuesday, opening a new front in the fight against the jihadist group, defense officials said. [caption id="attachment_39254" align="alignnone" width="600"] ...

Pope Francis says Religion cant Justify Violence

Pope Francis says Religion cant Justify Violence

Monday, September 22, 2014 11:15

[caption id="attachment_39219" align="alignright" width="360"] Pope Francis[/caption] Pope Francis warned during a visit to Albania on Sunday that religion can never be used to justify violence, making apparent reference to the bloodshed wreaked by Islamic State militants in Iraq ...

Scotland to Vote on Fate of UK Today

Scotland to Vote on Fate of UK Today

Thursday, September 18, 2014 11:27

[caption id="attachment_39173" align="alignleft" width="360"] Scotland to Vote on Fate of UK[/caption] Just hours before Scotland's independence referendum, the fate of the United Kingdom rests on hundreds of thousands ...

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Iran Rejects US-led Coalition Against IS

Iran Rejects US-led Coalition Against IS

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:53

Iran said Monday it rejected a US request for its cooperation against the jihadist Islamic State as part of an international coalition whose true aim Tehran sees as regime change in Syria. [caption id="attachment_39145" align="alignright" width="360"]...

Baghdad Blast Turns Wedding Joy into Funeral Grief

Baghdad Blast Turns Wedding Joy into Funeral Grief

Monday, September 15, 2014 11:05

Raghda Yaqub was just days away from marriage, but a bombing in east Baghdad meant the 24-year-old Iraqi was buried wearing her wedding dress instead. [caption id="attachment_39116" align="alignright" width="384"] Baghdad Blast[/caption] “Last Thursday was her engagement, and ...

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White House Makes it Official US at War With IS

White House Makes it Official US at War With IS

Saturday, September 13, 2014 11:38

The White House declared Friday the United States was at war with Islamic State radicals, seeking to rub out another semantic flap over its Syria policy. [caption id="attachment_39070" align="alignright" width="360"] Barack Obama[/caption] In a series of television ...

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