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The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced that it had targeted the American military base ʿAyn al- Asad in Iraq’s al-Anbār province in revenge for the United States’ killing of Qasem Soleimani, one of the Revolutionary Guard’s top leaders.  Ten ballistic missiles had fallen on the ʿAyn al-Asad base...
In this op-ed, the author analyzes two important facets of the United States’ assassination of Iran General Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad.  First, he looks at the figure of Soleimani as not only a skilled, interpersonal general but also the power he had within the Iranian regime and his future legacy...
The Iraqi author in this article shared her thoughts and remarks after listening to an interview conducted by the British Broadcasting Corporation BBC with an Iraqi bishop on the situation of Christians in Iraq between the 2003 U.S. invasion and the departure of US troops from the country, and the...
An Israeli commentator has accused the Trump administration of pushing towards a confrontation in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem that would lead to Palestinian and Israeli bloodshed. Akiva Eldar, a commentator in the Hebrew version of al-monitor [al-Mūnītūr], said the participation of the...
The policies pursued by former US President Barack Obama from January 2009 to February 2013 have caused civil unrest in the Arab world, said “Mantho Vadom” [Mānthū Fādūm], a researcher on Islamic organizations at the Center for “United West” Studies.
Regardless of how the political situations in Lebanon and Iraq may end, there is no doubt that the movements occurring there have come to represent an important transition in the consciousness of their citizens.  They have come to question the competency of confessional forms of governance that...
In a quiet Maʿādi suburb in Cairo, Dr. Sammy Muthini Muthuka, Kenyan professor at the Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi, is set to give a two-part, two day lecture about conflict resolution and peace building. These took place on September 24, 2019 and October 1, 2019. His audience are mostly...
Revealing moves within the US administration to classify the widespread "Muslim Brotherhood" organization as a "terrorist organization" has generated considerable controversy, particularly about the extent to which this move has affected the Brotherhood's branches in a number of Arab and Islamic...
  The talk of the closure of the Strait of Hormuz by the Iranian authorities was brought back after US President Donald Trump announced cancelation of the exemptions for the purchase of Iranian oil without sanctions. The American declaration was met by Tehran with an escalation in the strait,...
Alice Rothchild, an American and Jewish writer, said that Netanyahu's re-election was an insult to many progressive Jews which are dissatisfied with his policy and Trump's policies, all of which advocate for the continuation of apartheid and violation of the rights of the Palestinian people.

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