Month: July 2012

The new Indo-Saudi alliance against terrorism

Credit: Asia Times By Animesh Roul At a time when questions are being raised about Saudi Arabia’s tacit support for the global Salafist movement, recent developments have displayed the kingdom’s new-found seriousness in fighting terrorism, especially that emanating from South Asia. These developments include the deportation of a top Lashkar-e-Taiba […]

China criticises US report on religious freedom

Credit: Dawn.Com People professing different faiths — Illustration by Faraz Aamer Khan People professing different faiths — Illustration by Faraz Aamer Khan BEIJING: China criticized the US for its annual report on global religious freedom Tuesday, calling it a political tool based on groundless accusations that displayed Washington’s arrogance and […]