Nakhchivan: A Living Memory Of The World’s Architecture – OpEd

The region of Ordubad in the Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan is the epicenter of many world class archeological monuments, centuries old mosques designed to enthrall historians and foreign visitors, unique ancient and medieval architecture and impressively equipped with breathtaking fortresses that bring fresh perspectives on the further study of world history. Ordubad has a mountainous … Continue reading Nakhchivan: A Living Memory Of The World’s Architecture – OpEd

The Cairo Derby: Politics Vs. Repression – Analysis

This month’s premier league final between Cairo’s two storied clubs, Al Ahli SC and Al Zamalek SC, once the world’s most violent derby, was more than a clash between two soccer giants. It was a clash between management styles and diametrically opposed approaches towards militant, highly politicized, street battle-hardened soccer fans. The clash highlighted the … Continue reading The Cairo Derby: Politics Vs. Repression – Analysis

Blatter To Quit As FIFA President

Sepp Blatter has said he will resign as president of football’s governing body, FIFA, at an extraordinary congress of the organization. The sensational announcement comes just four days after Blatter was reelected as FIFA boss for a fifth term. Jordan’s Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, who gave in to Blatter during the vote last Friday, will … Continue reading Blatter To Quit As FIFA President

Switzerland: Bomb Threat Received At FIFA Congress In Zurich

A bomb threat was received at the FIFA congress in Zurich on Friday, prompting authorities to search the meeting venue. No evacuations were carried out, and the congress later resumed. It comes as the organization holds its presidential election. Zurich police said the anonymous bomb threat was made by telephone to a Zurich-based newsroom, and … Continue reading Switzerland: Bomb Threat Received At FIFA Congress In Zurich