Issues & Events

  • Quds, birthplace of divine religions (7)

    Quds, birthplace of divine religions (7)

    Jan 22, 2018 14:27

    Welcome to the 7th episode of Quds, Birthplace of Divine Religions. In the previous program, you heard a brief history of Palestine until its occupation by the Zionists with the help of Britain.

  • US-Iran Relations & the 1981 Algiers Accords: Decades of Violations

    US-Iran Relations & the 1981 Algiers Accords: Decades of Violations

    Jan 21, 2018 10:19

    On 19 January 1981, the US signed an agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran pledging to return tens of billions of dollars of illegally frozen assets and end interference in Iranian affairs, in exchange for release of its 52 nationals detained by Iran on capture of the US den of espionage into which the US embassy had virtually turned. The US never kept its promise, neither returning the Iranian money in the US, nor ending its plots against the Islamic Republic.

  • US foreign policy challenges in 2018

    US foreign policy challenges in 2018

    Jan 20, 2018 09:38

    In the year 2018, US will be faced with important challenges in its foreign policy. The incumbent US President, Donald Trump, concurrent with growing internal discontent toward his performance in the year 2017, tried to shift the focus from domestic discontent to foreign policy affairs. In the year 2017, the US was not successful in its foreign policy and only stirred controversy in this domain.

  • Quds, birthplace of divine religions (5)

    Quds, birthplace of divine religions (5)

    Jan 20, 2018 09:24

    Recognizing Bayt ul-Moqaddas (al-Quds) as the capital of the occupying regime of Israel, Donald Trump, once again put the issue of Palestine on the Muslim world agenda.

  • Homeless deaths skyrocket in major Canadian cities           

    Homeless deaths skyrocket in major Canadian cities           

    Jan 18, 2018 08:19

    Homelessness levels have risen so sharply in Toronto, Canada’s largest city, that city officials have announced the creation of 400 new beds in shelters this winter. This move, which is entirely inadequate to deal with the spiraling crisis, came after Toronto reported a sharp increase in homeless deaths in the first nine months of 2017. Social activist and writer Janet Browning has more on the skyrocketing homelessness in Canada’s major cities.

  • CIA and the Assassination of Leaders Overseas

    CIA and the Assassination of Leaders Overseas

    Jan 18, 2018 08:14

    The US's spying agency CIA is indeed a machine of terror and horror. As a matter of fact, its raison d'être is to detect and kill person or persons the United States considers to be undesirable. Expert of West Asian affairs, Vladimir Platov, has authored an analytical feature with tangible examples on covert CIA operations during several decades.

  • America: Where the rich get richer and the poor go to jail

    America: Where the rich get richer and the poor go to jail

    Jan 18, 2018 08:10

    “It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.” That was part of a famous speech by Nelson Mandela a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.

  • Utter failure of Iranophobia scenario

    Utter failure of Iranophobia scenario

    Jan 18, 2018 08:05

    The failure of the US in the emergency meeting of the UN Security Council over riots in Iran, once again showed that the US president, Donald Trump is entirely isolated in regards to his Iranophobia strategy and his sinister bid to somehow destabilize Iran.

  • Quds, Birthplace of Divine Religions (4)

    Quds, Birthplace of Divine Religions (4)

    Jan 18, 2018 08:03

    Bayt ul-Moqaddas or al-Quds (the city known as Jerusalem by non-Muslims) owes its sanctity, esteem and dignity to the emergence of divine religions, because throughout history, it has been the center of propagation and mission of great divine messengers. The edifices left behind from great Prophets indicate the lofty spiritual value of the city. The high status of this holy land has a historic root among Muslims.