King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia passes away at age 90

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia passed away this Friday and Prince Salman succeeded him to the throne, announced a statement from the Royal Palace. The king was admitted to hospital last December 31 to undergo multiple medical tests, which showed three days later he...

Francisco urges respect for the right to freedom of religion

During a meeting held yesterday with the patriarchs, major archbishops and other religious offices of the Congregation for Eastern Churches, Pope Francisco called for the respect for everybody’s right for a decent life and religious freedom. The Argentine pope referred...

Tomorrow begins the Ramadan in the Middle East

The mufti of Egypt, Sheikh Shauqi Alam, the highest religious authority in the country reported today that next Wednesday will start the month of the Moslem fasting known as ramadan, as announced also by  clerics in Saudi Arabia, Syria and the United Arab Emirates. Ramadan is a...

Expert Jacobo Quintero-Touma explained the violent wave against U.S. embassies

Quintero-Touma considers that the root of the problems dates back to the 70’s due to the oppression of the economic and war power of the United States and Israel against the Palestinians and oppressed Arab towns. “If Obama talks about war with the Middle East, many North American...

NATO Starts Summit Amidst Protests

Yesterday the NATO officially declared the beginning of the first phase of the antimissile shield destined to protect Europe from the Middle East, particularly from Iran. “Defend against missiles is indispensable. We face real threats,” said the general secretary of NATO, Anders...

The Koran Incident Stirs Kashmiris

NEW DELHI – Kashmir woke up on a Monday full of aggression due to separatist protests about the Himalayan region argument three months ago. Authorities believe that it all has to do with the Koran’s vandalism in the United States. According to authorities, the carnage left about...

Kashmir Hospital Witnesses Conflict

SPINAGAR-Kashmir. Every arrival at the emergency room is bloody, it is easy to imagine the gun-toting Indian police and security forces trying to control civilians with violence. On an August day, three patients were the first ones to arrive: Habibullah Tiploo, his teenage...

Peace Talks Among Israeli and Palestinian

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State in Washington, renewed peace negotiations between Israel and Palestinians on Thursday. “We’ve been here before, and we know how difficult the road ahead will be”, she said with a confident attitude, and expects that problems between both...