Is the “flag bearer” of Islam losing its influence over the Muslim world?

 James M. Dorsey | By declaring the Qatar-based International Union of Islamic Scholars (ILUM) a terrorist organization, Saudi Arabia is confronting some of the world’s...

Harvey Weinstein hit by new sexual misconduct lawsuit

AFP | Another actress added her name Monday to the dozens accusing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of a litany of depraved sexual misconduct as he...

ISIS uses Love Jihad to recruit Indian women to their cause

Reuters | India's Supreme Court will begin hearing a case on Monday that prosecutors say shows how Islamic State sympathisers are using Love Jihad marrying...

Why India has no interest in another regime change in Sri Lanka?

 M K Bhadrakumar | The visit by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to Delhi ended almost unnoticed but for a remark by the Official Spokesman...

The reluctant democrat

Faisal Zaman | “It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.” It takes a handful of people to...

Pope lands in Myanmar: will his influence help Rohingya crisis?

AFP | Pope Francis arrived in mainly Buddhist Myanmar Monday on a highly sensitive visit to a country facing sharp global criticism for the alleged...

Thousands forced to abandon homes as Bali volcano threat rises

AFP | A rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali could erupt at any moment, authorities warned Monday as they raised alert levels to...

Indian politician caught urinating in public

AFP | An Indian ruling party politician has been left red-faced after a video of him urinating in public went viral on World Toilet Day, despite...

There’s more to the Saudi-“Israeli” alliance than meets the eye

Andrew Korybko | “Israel”  volunteered to share its intelligence on Iran with Saudi Arabia. “Lt. Gen.” Gadi Eisenkot  publicly made the proposal late last week when...

Crown Prince going after corrupt family members displays Saudi Hypocrisy

James M. Dorsey | Leave aside for a moment questions of due process. Analysis of  Saudi Arabia’s three largest corporate failures explains why Crown Prince...

Police action against Islamabad sit-in protestors leads to violence

Updates Story  A policeman was killed and over 100 people wounded as Pakistani forces fired rubber bullets and lobbed tear gas in a bid to...

Blast at Egypt mosque kills more than 230 people 

Reuters | Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai on Friday, detonating a bomb and gunning down fleeing worshippers in...