October 11, 2015 - 09:56 GMT
Putin's recent involvement in Syria, and potential future involvement in Iraq, has only deepened the Sunni vs. Shiite divide, diminishing the fleeting hope of peace in the Middle East.
October 08, 2015 - 10:03 GMT
Russian jets have a long history of airspace violations, including a recent incident in Turkish territory as well as a near collision with two US jets.
October 07, 2015 - 07:56 GMT
Linda S. Heard emphasizes that the Israel-Palestine peace process has been a failure and a new strategy must be adopted in order to bring stability to the region.
October 05, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
While tensions continue to escalate in Jerusalem over the Al-Aqsa Mosque, rumors are growing of a third intifada. Could the Palestine-Israel conflict further spiral out of control?
September 30, 2015 - 10:47 GMT
As the Pope wins hearts and open minds on his world tour, the Muslim world is left in the dark. Does Islam need its own Pope-figure to sway public opinion? Al Bawaba’s Hunter Stuart elaborates…
September 30, 2015 - 08:16 GMT
Syrian refugees in Lebanon are often forced to leave the bodies of their dead relatives for several days while they struggle to find appropriate burial grounds.
September 27, 2015 - 13:12 GMT
Iran is quickly pointing a finger at Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud's son.
September 27, 2015 - 07:51 GMT
The US is both training Syrian rebels while showing utter complacency towards Russia's increased military presence in the war torn country. Eyad Abu Shakra asks what does “settlement in Syria” really mean to Washington?
September 22, 2015 - 08:02 GMT
Accusations of murder via a WikiLeaks cable, a drug habit and rehab. Was 33-year-old Sheikh Rashid leading a secret life?
September 20, 2015 - 08:19 GMT
Russia's recently enhanced presence in Syria indicates a backing of the Assad regime. But is it really just a ploy to make America look foolish in the international arena?