In an era of economic austerity, we must revive the idea of a permanent venue for the Olympics, which would also help to de-politicise the games.
The creation of Israel sparked a revolution in Egypt, and Nasser, the legendary champion of the Arab cause, once sought peace with the Jewish state.
With the United States and Europe on the verge of bankruptcy, the time has come to consider a radical solution – a single global currency.
Belgium was one of the ‘Friends of Libya’ in Paris. But does the prime minister realise that these Libyan ‘friends’ include a former al-Qaeda fighter?
Home-grown terrorism in Norway, a resumption of border controls in Denmark and an increasingly immigration-weary Sweden. Is right-wing politics taking hold in the once-tolerant Nordic countries?
No Muslim in their right mind would support far-right Christian groups in the West, though they may well symathise with their Muslim equivalents elsewhere.
Britain’s former foreign minister David Miliband has high hopes for the Arab revolutions.
By Khaled Diab Tragic as the deaths of young British soldiers in Afghanistan are, why is the media not mourning Afghan civilian casualties? 13 July 2009 Every human life is precious. But there is something disturbing about the UK media’s…