Region & World

The Indo-Pak Bellicosity and its Impact on the Region

  On 14th February 2019, around 45 Indian soldiers were killed in a vehicle-borne explosion in India-administered Kashmir. India blamed the Pakistani intelligence for the attack and threatened to attack Pakistan. Although Pakistan requested the U.N. to play a role in reducing the hostility between both countries, the Indian air force bombarded Balakot region of […]

Erdoğan Presidency and its Impacts on the Region

  On June 24, Turkey held Presidential and Parliamentary Elections that were watched by the world. These elections were so important due to various reasons.  The powerful leader of Turkey, Recept Tayyip Erdoğan became the president of the country for five more years as a result of the Presidential Election in Turkey. Besides that, his […]

The US-Pakistan tenuous relations and its impacts on Afghanistan

  Since the first day of January 2018, a new phase has started in Washington-Islamabad relations. For the first time, the US President toke a harsh stance towards Pakistan and criticized this country in one of his Tweeter posts. After this Tweet, the US National Security Advisor General Mac Master also said that Trump was […]

The escalation of tensions in the US-Iran ties and its impacts on Afghanistan

  The US President Donald Trump last week criticized Iran for its ballistic missiles and its support from the extremist groups in the Middle East. Since the past one month, it is not the first time that Trump criticizes Iran; before this, he had used harsh rhetoric against this country and criticized the nuclear deal […]

The BRICS declaration and its impacts on the region

  In the declaration of its recent summit on September 11, BRICS, which is an organization of five powerful countries, condemned the activities of the Taliban, al-Qaeda, Haqqani Network, ISIS, Lashkar-e-Tayiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Jamaat ul-Ahrar, and some other armed groups in the region and particularly in Afghanistan. Most importantly, in this declaration the phrase […]

The Burma Tragedy and the Situation of Rohingya Muslims

  Since the past two weeks, the Muslim population of Burma is under the cruelties of Buddhists in this country; that is why since the past two weeks; more than 120 thousand Rohingya Muslims have taken refuge in Bangladesh.   According to the reports, the war has begun between the government troops and Aracken Rohingya […]

The Dismissal of Nawaz Sharif: Its Impacts on Pakistan and the Region

  The Pakistani Supreme Court ousted Pakistan’s Prime Minister and the head of the Muslim League Party Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif due to the corruption cases. With Sharif added to the list, none of the Pakistani Prime Ministers in the 70 years history of Pakistan has ever made it to the end of their tenure. […]

The new diplomatic crisis in the Middle East and its impacts on the region

  At the beginning of June 2017, the Persian Gulf witnessed the most unprecedented diplomatic crisis ever. The crisis emerged when Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and United Arab Emirate one after another and within ten minutes cut their diplomatic ties with Qatar. These countries withdrew all their diplomatic staff and also ejected Qatari Ambassadors and […]

The Arab Islamic American Summit and its impacts on the Islamic world

  On 21 May 2017, the “Arab-Islamic American Summit” was organized in the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh where most of the Muslim countries’ leaders attended. An important participant in this meeting was the US President Donald Trump who delivered the keynote speech besides the Saudi King Salman. Except for Iran, Syria and some Central […]

The Tangled Triangle of Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the US

  Speaking at the gathering of around 55 Muslim countries, the US President Donald Trump and the Saudi Arabian King Salman called Iran a terrorist supporter last week and reiterated to confront the measures undertaken by this country. The US and Saudi Arabia accused Iran of destabilizing the region and the world at a time […]

Donald Trump’s Doctrine and his predicted policy agenda

  Republican candidate for the US Presidential Elections Donald Trump won victory, defeated his rival Hillary Clinton (predicted to be a winner in elections), and became the 45th President of the United States. Prior to elections, due to his various remarks, particularly his remarks about women, in many opinion polls Donald Trump was behind Hillary […]

”The road to Peace in Afghanistan is via Kashmir”

Pakistani Prime Minister’s special envoy on Kashmir, and a member of Muslim League (Nawaz Sharif’s party) in Pakistani Senate and head of Defense Committee in Pakistani Senate Mushahid Hussain said in a meeting in “American Atlantic Council”- an American think tank in Washington- that, “unless the Kashmir issue is resolved, peace cannot be maintained in […]

Dr. Mahathir Mohammad’s prize for best academic paper

The Kuala Lumpur summit announced the Dr. Mahathir Mohammad Annual Prize for research on “Good governance in Islam”. The registration begins from 15 August to 1 October 2016. The three qualified people will each receive prizes in the following categories: the main prize will be given to senior male and female researchers, a special prize […]