The Saudi war on Yemen, which has so far left over 3,100 civilians dead, seems to have no clear ending, and even the Israeli paper Yediot Ahronot has called it “[a] war for the survival of the Saudi monarchy.”
A former Palestinian diplomat and political analyst believes that the Saudi war of aggression against Yemen is a war for dominance and hegemony. He says the Saudis are resorting to the tactics that the Israeli army has used in its frequent incursions into the besieged Gaza Strip.
Saeb Shaath is a former diplomat and Palestinian representative in Ireland. He is a renowned Middle East political expert and author. Dr. Shaath shared his viewpoints about the ongoing war on Yemen, its background and global repercussions in an in-depth interview with FNA. The following is the text of the interview.
Monday, May 04, 2015
In an interview to Mehr News, Secretary General of NRC Jan Egeland has described the dire situation in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp urging regional countries to work together to lessen conflict in Syria.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Naom Chomsky is one of the superstars of the intellectual world; a prolific author and self-proclaimed anarchist, who, at the age of 86 still doesn’t seem to be slowing down. He still rails against a whole host of perceived injustices, with the West generally in his line of fire. Isabelle Kumar of Euronews interviewed him about terrorism, Cuba and the future of Europe.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
An interview with Seyyed Mohammad Sadegh Kharrazi, Iran’s former ambassador to France
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Saudi Arabia, one the most undemocratic states in the world where people have absolutely no say, is incapable of saving democracy in Yemen, said Eric Draitser, geopolitical analyst. That is an insult to the intelligence of people globally, he added.
Monday, April 06, 2015
Zafar Bangash, Director of Contemporary Islamic Thought Institute, says Iranian Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, adopts a light and kind tone in his letter to the youth in the West with the aim of promoting the Islamic moderation and warning against the rise of extremism in the name of Islam.
Friday, March 06, 2015
Responses and reactions to the open letter written by the Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei to the youths of Europe and North America continue to emerge from the four corners of the globe.
Tiziana Ciavardini, an Italian anthropologist and journalist says Ayatollah Khamenei’s letter was “historic” and will be a significant document in the memory of humanity.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
An eminent American journalist believes that the publication of the US Senate’s report on CIA’s “detention and interrogation program” indicates a growing rift between the legislative body and intelligence apparatus of the United States.
Sunday, February 08, 2015