Senators and aides announced on Tuesday that the US is planning a new round of sanctions for Iran. The full details of the sanctions have yet to be revealed, but they have been designed to further increase the burden on the Iranian economy, amidst growing fears in the West surrounding Iran’s nuclear program. The sanctions … Continue reading
Russian president Vladimir Putin congratulated Barack Obama on his electoral victory by sending a telegram indicating signs of good will for future cooperation. According to the message, and as a result of Romney’s view of Russia as the US’s ‘No1 geopolitical foe’, the Kremlin sees Obama’s victory as a positive development in the countries bilateral … Continue reading
On November 9, over 10,000 Conservative Muslims gathered in Cairo to demand that Egypt’s new constitution be based on ‘Sharia’ or the rulings of Islamic law. The controversy surrounding the constitution is centred on the wording of the second amendment that reads, ‘principles of Islamic Sharia’ are the basis of legislation.