Americans Wonder why Is Saudi Arabia US’ Friend, Iran Its Foe?The Los Angeles Times’ readership has questioned Washington’s claims of supporting democracy and social freedoms worldwide, asking why the US opts for amity and economic reciprocity with Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy, but antagonizes democratic Iran.
Qatari King’s Pro-Iranian Statement False or Authentic?After Qatari king’s remarks, that describing Iran as an “Islamic power”, sparked outrage among Persian Gulf Arab states, Doha issued a statement claiming hackers had broken into the website of its state-run news agency and published a fake story quoting Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
Two Muslim men were died in India after being beaten by a mob while transporting cows, police said on Monday, the latest incident in a surge of violence over the slaughter of what is considered a holy animal in the Hindu-majority country.
One video showed a young Kashmiri man strapped to a patrolling Indian army jeep as a human shield against stone-throwing protesters. Others showed soldiers beating local men with sticks as other troops stood by with guns drawn.
Indian Army has killed killed four more Kashmiri people on Monday in Keran area of Kupwara district , as curfew is imposed on the district in response to calls to protest the killing of eight civilians by government forces during a weekend by-election