Middle East

Biggest changes in Mideast since Iran-Islamic revolution

The uprising in Egypt is the most important event to take place since the Iran-Islamic revolution.

Mission in Afghanistan is "doomed" and a "waste," says George Galloway

A capacity crowd of over 1000 people filled St. Andrew's-Wesley church last night as former British M.P George Galloway berated the Canadian government for barring his entry into Canada and...

Gold & Copper at VIFF

The most important challenge was that they had broached a subject that was very sensitive to Iranian society. It was almost like walking on a tight-rope.

Afghanistan WikiLeaks are wikilame

The release of more than 91,000 intelligence documents out of the U.S. Department of Defence has re-opened festering debates and controversies about the War in Afghanistan. WikiLeaks, a stateless “...

A former UBC student describes a little about the view of the Gaza flotilla raid from inside Israel

"I'm upset because I feel like issues and stunts like this pull the rug out on any possibility to really solve the issue at hand, which is this protracted conflict," a UBC graduate living in Israel s

Living In Kabul

A huge blast shook the building, waking us both in the early morning hours.  At first I thought it was an earthquake, then realized it was a bomb attack. The sounds of nearby machine gun fire...