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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...
Michel Aoun, a former Lebanese army commander and currently a politician and leader of the Free Patriotic Movement, warned that changing the regime of Syrian President Bashār al-Assad would wreak havoc with Lebanon and the Christians living inside it.  
Dr. Yūsuf al- Qaradāwī, the head of the International Union of Muslim Scholars has made a religious decree (fatwá) that opening the door to Jihad against Israel is not a religious duty in the meantime
It is natural that Egypt is targeted from all sides during a period where the Arab World is trying to find balance. Egypt is ordered to play a passive role on the Arab countries’ level, especially after the rapprochement that was achieved during the Dead Sea Summit, where King Sulaymān Bin ʿAbd al-...
Anwar `Eshqi (the retired Saudi general and former Cabinet adviser) said that the visit of the Saudi Monarch’s adviser Dr. Ahmad al-Khatīb to the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam was not in any way meant as a retaliation.
Background: ʿAmru al-Miṣrī is an Egyptian journalist who works for the Middle East News Agency (MENA), the official Egyptian news agency. He was the agency’s correspondent in Ankara between 2013 and 2016. He arrived in Cairo a week before this interview (17.07.2016) that was conducted two days...
Three years ago, on February 27, 2013, we interviewed Aḥmad Ashūsh in our office. These were the days of President Muhammad Mursī and we then made efforts to understand the motivations of the different people involved various Islamists movements. Aḥmad Ashūsh was arrested in October 2013 for the...
Dr. Safwat Hegazy explained when, in his view, violence can be used: anyone can kill President Bashar al-Assad (Bashār al-Asad) because of his crimes against humanity. Also Israeli soldiers can be targeted since they are at war with Palestinians. This was prior to President Mursi’s removal from...
Greek Orthodox Bishop Nicola Antonios suggested the Egyptian government consider adopting the Syrian Personal Status Law, given the two countries' historical bindings, cultural similarities, and Muslim-Christian coexistence. In an official statement, Antonios expressed his respect for the law and...
A discussion about the merits of different Arab language news stations, includes in depth analysis of the proposed BBC Arabic news channel.

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