World Politics

Israeli party quits government over peace plan

January 17, 2008

Palestinian journalist says a weakened coalition government will doom the peace process

US arms sale to Saudi Arabia

January 16, 2008

Aijaz Ahmad: What is the reason for massive sale of arms to Saudi Arabia?

17 people dead in Israeli attack in Gaza

January 15, 2008

Former Hamas foreign minister’s son amongst dead; attack took place during Bush’s visit to Middle East

Bush in Middle East: Who is isolating whom?

January 15, 2008

Aijaz Ahmad: Is Bush ignoring NIE report? Will his campaign to isolate Iran succeed?

From Cairo, Arab reaction to Bush’s visit

January 14, 2008

Osamah Khalil in Cairo: Arab reaction to Bush’s Middle East trip

Israeli reaction to Bush’s Middle East visit

January 14, 2008

David Newman: Most Israelis want a two-state solution but are cynical about the process

Colombian hostages released

January 11, 2008

Colombian rebels FARC release hostages to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

What does Bush want in Middle East?

January 11, 2008

Aijaz Ahmad: President Bush wants US terms for a two-state solution and build a front against Iran

Bhutto’s legacy and Musharraf’s future

January 9, 2008

Aijaz Ahmad: Who will fill the vacuum after Bhutto’s death? Will the Army turn on Musharraf?

Kenyan election spirals into violence

January 7, 2008

Kenya’s prosperous economy belies underlying economic structural inequalities