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By Editorial - Mar 05,2018
President Donald Trump never ceases to surprise the world with unexpected announcements on a variety of issues affecting his own country, as well as the world at large.Yet, his recent decision to slam tariffs on imported steel and aluminum has stunned the world and rattled s
By Editorial - Mar 04,2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin's State of the Union address on Thursday at the Federal Assembly came ahead of the Russian presidential elections due to take place on March 18.Putin is expected to win the election by large margin as there is no strong candidate running against h
By Editorial - Mar 03,2018
Not long after the UN Security Council adopted a resolution calling for a ceasefire "without delay" in Syria for thirty days, warring sides in the Syrian conflict began to claim exceptions for their role in the fighting as not covered by the truce.Turkey now says that its mi
By Editorial - Mar 02,2018
His Majesty King Abdullah's state visit to India for talks with Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi gains an added importance regarding India's pivotal role in Asia and the world in general.Such a role does not only stem from India's geography and ec
By Editorial - Feb 28,2018
Vast natural gas deposits found in the eastern Mediterranean Sea have become another flash point in the region, especially between Israel and Lebanon in one part of the sea, and Turkey, Egypt and Cyprus in another.Existing tension between these countries is clearly spilling
By Editorial - Feb 27,2018
Jerusalem heads of churches, including the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, the Armenian Patriarchate and the Custody of the Holy Land, have all decided to close down the doors of the Church of Holy Sepulchre in East Jerusalem in protest of Jerusalem municipality’s decision to levy t
By Editorial - Feb 26,2018
The repeated failures of the United Nations to deal effectively with countless numbers of conflicts across the globe, the latest of which is the systematic and indiscriminate Russian and Syrian aerial and artillery bombardment of Eastern Ghouta, brings to the forefront the issue
By Editorial - Feb 26,2018
At last, the UN Security Council (UNSC) was able to adopt unanimously, but rather "reluctantly", a resolution on Saturday demanding a one-month-long ceasefire ostensibly to allow for the access of humanitarian aid deliveries and the medical evacuation of the wounded.The resolutio
By Editorial - Feb 24,2018
It is certainly good news that the management of the Jordan Press Foundation (JPF) and representatives of Al Rai newspaper’s employees averted a labour crisis, which could have spiralled to an untimely strike.JPF’s Chairperson Ramadan Rawashdeh was able to reach a settlement with
By Editorial - Feb 22,2018
Eastern Ghouta of Damascus is being subjected to atrocious air and ground onslaught by the Syrian government day in, day out, aided and abetted by no other than the Russian forces deployed in Syria.Hundreds of innocent Syrian people are being slaughtered mercilessly — seemingly e



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