Archivio mensile:marzo 2009

Opposing talks with the Taliban

Washington has asked Hamid Karzai, the president of Afghanistan, to push for reconciliation efforts that could include holding talks with the Taliban. But there are those who oppose such a move.

Al Jazeera’s James Bayes speaks to Ismail Khan, a minister in Karzai’s cabinet and one of Afghanistan’s most influential figures, who is seeking an alternative approach which runs in contrast to US demands.


Arab summit to take stand on Bashir

Arab leaders have gathered in Qatar to attend the 21st summit of the Arab League.

Besides trying to ease regional rifts, leaders have placed the arrest warrant issued against Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s president, high on their agenda.

Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Khartoum.


Syria returns to international political stage

Syria has achieved a dramatic political come back over the past year on both an international and regional level.

Al Jazeera’s Rula Amin reports on how Arab leaders have been engaging with Damascus after years of shunning it in anger over what they see as its role in fueling regional troubles.