Sisi supporters turn on Trump over Muslim ban

Politicians and media figures who supported Trump against Clinton have called the seven-country ban racist and likely to increase terrorism Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi meet in New York in September 2016 (AFP) Egyptian politicians and pro-government media have condemned Donald Trump’s controversial ban against Muslims travelling to the US, calling it…

‘Forced to hang my head in shame’: Former Navy chief writes open letter to President Mukherjee, PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Former Navy chief Admiral Laxminarayan Ramdas has written an open letter to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemning the attacks on minorities and Dalits under the rule of the current government. “The Hinduism I knew and experienced was gentle, inclusive, and filled with extraordinary diversity,” writes Ramdas in the letter.…

What role does AIPAC play in US elections?

  Republican candidates have been making their pitch to the most powerful pro-Israel lobby in the US. The American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the most powerful pro-Israel lobby in the US, is holding its biggest annual conference yet with around 13,000 delegates in Washington. For all those bidding to become the next US president, it…