The Israeli-Palestinian conflict can be an emotional matter to many Malaysians. While there are diverse opinions on the conflict, the pro-Palestinian sentiment is firmly in the majority in Malaysia. Each time the conflict between Israel and Palestine flares up, the pro-Palestinian side will egg the public on to do at least two things. One, they […]

Israel has always been in the spotlight. But rarely have its actions compelled friendly countries to speak out against it. The assassination in Dubai carried out by the Israeli secret service has hurt its ties with a number of important countries which it maintains good relations with; these countries are angry that their passports were […]

I am watching President Obama’s speech in Cairo live right now, with his prepared text on screen. This is the best part so far for me: For decades, there has been a stalemate: two peoples with legitimate aspirations, each with a painful history that makes compromise elusive. It is easy to point fingers — for […]

Watch Astro Awani now! Yes, Hishammuddin Rais is on TV pawning the BN MP for Pasir Salak!

Relationship between Israel and Palestine has to be one of the most enduring conflicts of our time. Not one year has passed since I first learned of the conflict without the announcement of a death linked to it. The countless deaths and the dead end of this vicious cycle of hostility repeats itself over and […]

Witness the power of the market: RAFAH, Egypt — Thousands of Palestinians streamed over the Rafah border crossing from the Gaza Strip into Egypt on Wednesday, after a border fence was toppled, and went on a spree of buying fuel and other supplies that have been cut off from their territory by Israel. They used […]

Peace at last? In the NYT today: ISRAEL’S newspapers are rife with reports of a peace agreement secretly forged between Israeli and Syrian negotiators. Though both the Syrian and Israeli governments have denied any involvement in the talks, past experience shows that such disavowals are often the first indication of truth behind the rumors. Certainly, […]