Martin Indykís Galloping Horse: Moral Crisis at Heart of Obamaís Peace
The Americans want to maintain the charade for reasons other than peace. Without a Ďpeace processí the US will be denied an important political platform in the Middle East, argues Ramzy Baroud.
Hope for an Israeli-Palestinian State
For years, Israel condemned Palestinians for terrorism, but now Israel seems equally upset over non-violent resistance from a boycott movement aimed at ending more than six decades of repression against Palestinians, a reaction that shows progress, author Ali Abunimah tells Dennis J Bernstein.
Why the US Obsession over Ukraine?
The US government acts like it has a vital interest in separating Ukraine from Russia, even if that sparks a civil war among Ukrainians and disrupts Europeís economic recovery. A slightly varied history might have given a different perspective, says ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar.
Trying Not to Give Peace a Chance
The trust between President Obama and President Putin helped avert a US war on Syria and got Iran to agree to limit its nuclear program, but the neocon-driven crisis in Ukraine has dashed hopes of building on that success for a more peaceful world, writes ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern.
They Are Watching You
Todd Miller makes clear that thereís a dystopian conversation about US borders going on to which most of us arenít invited. In his latest piece, he visits Border Security Expo 2014 to see for himself the corporate money to be made off high-tech dystopian dreams about Americaís expanding borders.
Israeli Extremism or Zionismís True Colors?
The creation of bus routes for Palestinians alongside other routes that Jewish Israelis and settlers use will certainly strengthen criticisms of Israel and expand the circles of those who condemn it for conducting policies that are very reminiscent of how Apartheid South Africa treated its black and colored citizens, argues Rami G. Khouri.
Cleaner power starts being generated in southwestern Morocco

Africa's biggest wind farm located in Tarfaya starts generating power to meet electricity needs of several hundred thousand people.

Dubai's Emaar posts huge Q1 profit
Kuwait telecom giant posts 7.5% profit rise in Q1
Turkey agrees to increase shipments of natural gas from Russia
Turkey to Russia: We demand a gas price revision
Algeria finally opens its piggybank to lure back exiled youth
Libyan oil returns to export market after 8-month break
Iran taps into West anger against Russia with gas supply offer
Kuwait signs oil contracts worth $12 billion
'Bait Al Oud' graduates to perform musical concert

Concert in Abu Dhabiís Manarat Al Saadiyat auditorium will feature selection of instituteís most talented graduates.

Emirati authors to be celebrated at ABIDF
Illustratorís Corner to serve as hub for visual content at ADIBF
Sheikh Zayed Book Award chooses Saudi King as Cultural Personality of year 2014
Opera Gallery presents unique collection of artworks from Middle East
Taste of multi-art: Liverpool Arab Arts Festival returns to city
Lebanese star Haifa's movie censored in Egypt
ĎMillionís Poetí candidates face psychoanalysis
Istanbul beats 'most romantic city': Paris off the hot spot
 
International cooking bridges cultures at ADIBF
Abu Dhabi International Book Fair will hold kitchen show run internationally renowned chefs to reflect cultures.
'Bait Al Oud' graduates to perform musical concert
Concert in Abu Dhabiís Manarat Al Saadiyat auditorium will feature selection of instituteís most talented graduates.
From fighting in Syria war to running for Iraq parliament
Iraqi parliament hopeful Khazali fought on Assad forcesí side, says he is ready to go again if needed.
Emirati authors to be celebrated at ABIDF
Dedicated Pavilion for Emirati Books, Emirates Writers Union Cultural Programme will be unveiled at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.
Illustratorís Corner to serve as hub for visual content at ADIBF
Illustratorís Corner is dedicated to presenting original art works by some of literary worldís most creative minds at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.
Syrian jihadists employ soccer as propaganda and recruitment tool
Soccer has long served jihadists as recruitment and bonding tool; it brings recruits into fold, encourages camaraderie and reinforces militancy .
Iran allows underground singer to perform in public for first time
Khosravi, whose work has until now been confined to Internet and illicit venues, announces that he will play gig in Tehran on April 24.
Opera Gallery presents unique collection of artworks from Middle East
Artists are carefully selected from different countries and cities ranging from Cairo to Tehran, Baghdad to Damascus, and Jerusalem to Istanbul.
Taste of multi-art: Liverpool Arab Arts Festival returns to city
Eclectic festival will cover plethora of cultural mediums and genres, with family activities, visual arts, film, performance, music, dance, food, interactive workshops.
Lebanese star Haifa's movie censored in Egypt
Egyptís interim PM orders 'Halawet Rooh' off screens criticism over scenes deemed sexually provocative.
Displaced Syrian Christians celebrate Easter away from Maalula
Syrian Christians dream of return to Maalula which was retaken by government forces this week.
SZBA to be omnipresent at ADBIF
Winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award will join fully-fledged cultural programme during Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.