NAM Summit Opens: UN Chief Slams Iran On Rights, Syria And Nukes

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon communicated to Iranian leaders his strong disapproval of Iran's rights record and of its stand on key issues causing regional and global tensions, within hours of his arrival in Tehran to attend the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit Wednesday.



NAM Summit: Has Morsi’s Iran Visit Led To Unwarranted Finger-Pointing Against Egypt?

The last time the nations participating in the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit came under fire due to the host country's obvious anti-American stance was in 1979 when Cuba hosted the event. Iran, which is hosting the summit this year, has made sure that the summit, that usually doesn't generate substantial interest, is back in the limelight.
Shari Arison

Shari Arison: The Wealthiest Woman In The Middle East

Shari Arison is the most powerful woman in Israel and the Middle East, and has a net worth of $3.9 billion to boot. But despite her numerous non-profit organizations and 25% stake in Israel's largest bank, Arison says she doesn't consider herself "a powerful person."
Ceremony Marking Anniversary Of Arafat's Death

Yasser Arafat: France Opens Murder Inquiry

The late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat may have died of polonium poisoning, according to his family members. Now, French prosecutors have agreed to look into the case.
Palestinian women watch funeral of Islamic Jihad militant Mohammed Daher in Gaza City

Gaza May Be Unlivable By 2020

Over the next eight years, the population in the narrow band of land will increase by half a million people to 2.1 million