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Anbar Governor Removed from Office

Anbar Governor Removed from Office

Al-Anbar–Al-Anbar Governorate Council had decided to remove governor Souhaib al-Rawi from office. During the session in al-Khalidiya district, with the presence of 18 members, the Anbar council agreed unanimously to discharge the governor from his position based on...
Mursi digs himself into a hole

Mursi digs himself into a hole

A few days ago, I watched an interview with the Egyptian tourism minister on a foreign media outlet. He was trying to convince the audience that Egypt is still a hospitable country, and promised that the government would not interfere in foreign tourists’ affairs—what...
Tokyo Governor Apologizes for Remarks on Istanbul

Tokyo Governor Apologizes for Remarks on Istanbul

Tokyo, AP—Tokyo governor Naoki Inose apologized on Tuesday for criticizing Istanbul, a rival candidate for the 2020 Olympics. Inose, also chairman of the bid committee, was quoted in the New York Times last weekend suggesting Istanbul was less developed and less...