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American citizen pleads guilty to aiding al-Qaeda operative

Syed Hashmi, Pakistani-born, US citizen, was the first to be extradited from UK to US under post 9/11 laws.

April 28, 2010 8:59

Qatari diplomat to leave US after plane bomb scare

Mohammed al-Madadi to return to the Gulf after causing massive security alert over mid-flight terrorism ‘joke’.

April 10, 2010 11:06

Qatari diplomat causes security scare on US flight

Two F-16 fighter jets scrambled to intercept Denver-bound aircraft after man allegedly tried to set his shoes on fire mid-flight.

April 8, 2010 7:54
Putting a price on US-Arab misconceptions

Putting a price on US-Arab misconceptions

Perceptions of Middle East in the western business world remain confused and contradictory. Yet the lack of understanding goes both ways and cost millions of dollars a year.

March 15, 2010 6:12
And the backtracking begins…

And the backtracking begins…

David Miliband, the British foreign secretary, admits the ‘war on terror’ was “wrong” only days before Bush is due to leave office. Good timing.

January 15, 2009 3:01