In Afghanistan the Internet is working normally. Even access to pornographic websites is possible – which means the Internet here is more free than in many countries.
07/13/2010 04:01 pm
China’s stake in the Middle East is growing. It buys more oil and sells more goods in the region than any other country, including the US. So why did Beijing vote in favor of Iran sanctions?
07/13/2010 12:54 pm
Backed by a charity headed by the son of Libyan ruler Muammar Qaddafi, the ship Amalthea will challenge Israel's Gaza blockade by attempting to deliver 2,000 tons of food, medicine, and relief to the Palestinian territory.
07/11/2010 03:21 pm
Jennifer Lopez called off a controversial birthday show in the north of Cyprus, provoking celebrations by Greek Cypriots and condemnations from Turkish Cypriots.
07/09/2010 01:32 pm
Only a political solution can end the unwinnable Afghanistan war and extract the United States from this costly conflict.
07/08/2010 01:36 pm
Turkey's foreign minister Ahmet Davutoğlu says that Turkey will break diplomatic ties with Israel unless it apologizes or accepts an international probe for its deadly May 31 raid on a Gaza flotilla.
07/05/2010 10:43 am
Obama has done much for Netanyahu and Israel in advance of Tuesday's White House meeting. Now the prime minister must deliver, especially in furthering a freeze on Jewish settlements.
07/02/2010 03:03 pm
Perhaps leaders in Israel and Turkey are beginning to realize the dire consequences of burying their important relationship over the unfortunate incident with the Gaza flotilla.
07/02/2010 02:50 pm
In a bid to strengthen Washington's hand in the US-Iran dynamic, President Obama has sought to woo Syria. But as those efforts stall, Syria is drawing closer to Iranian-backed Hezbollah.
07/02/2010 01:17 pm
Most popular is Mehmet Ozkan's "nine-piece special": pants, jacket, vest, two shirts, tie, belt, handkerchief, and cufflinks for $400. When his shop burned down recently, US troops helped him stay afloat.
07/01/2010 12:16 pm