There are a host of issues in the Middle East grabbing headlines these days. Developments in Afghanistan and Iran, political instability in Egypt and acts of terrorism are some of the important areas in the news at this time.
1979: The watershed year
There was no history of terrorism in Saudi Arabia and even Iran prior to 1979. From that year onward, Iran embarked on a policy of terror which lasts to this very dayFaisal Al-Shammeri