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US President Donald Trump. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2017 - 12:08 GMT
What if we were to declare "America First" in the Middle East?
Given Libya's strategic location and huge potential for rebuilding and development, Tillerson and other close aides are likely to advise Donald Trump not to gamble by allowing Russia to gain a major foothold in Libya, or contemplate playing a game of Russian roulette with Putin over its future. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2017 - 12:50 GMT
Two of the major US oil companies who started the early oil exploration in Libya were Exxon and Mobil, along with at least four others.
A general view taken on January 30, 2016 in Addis Ababa shows the 26th presidential summit of the African Union. (AFP/File)
February 01, 2017 - 09:59 GMT
Monday 30 January will go down in history as the day Morocco made its comeback to the African Union, 33 years after its withdrawal from the Organization of African Unity, the predecessor to the AU.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a joint press conference with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May in the East Room of the White House on January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
January 29, 2017 - 11:50 GMT
Philosophical discussions on refugees tend to focus on the moral duty to admit people fleeing persecution. In an extract from her new book, philosophy professor Serena Parekh argues for a wider debate, including the ethics of placing refugees in camps for long periods.
President of the United States Donald Trump. (AFP/File)
January 23, 2017 - 14:14 GMT
Donald Trump is threatening to renege both the Iran nuclear deal and the Paris climate agreement.
An Israeli woman holds up a sign with 'Too many terrorists in prison' on one side and 'Kill them all!' on the other - in reference to Palestinians. (AFP/File)
January 17, 2017 - 09:47 GMT
Nearly 70 percent of the Israeli public supports calls to pardon the convicted soldier, who is largely perceived among Israelis as the "child of us all."
Iraqi security forces fly above the Euphrates river near Haditha dam in September 2014. (AFP/File)
January 11, 2017 - 20:08 GMT
The importance of water in the twenty-first century – comparable to that of oil in the twentieth – can hardly be overstated. Yet some strategic experts continue to underestimate it.
An Iranian woman walks past a mural on the wall of the former US embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran, November 9, 2016. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
January 09, 2017 - 10:51 GMT
In Asia, Africa and this region, political consultants may be on the threshold of some challenging work.
In this image released by the UN, members of the Security Council vote on December 23, 2016, on a resolution to stop Israeli settlements. (AFP/Manuel Elias)
January 05, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Not only will Israel not respect the United Nations' will but is, in fact, already accelerating its settlement activities in the Jerusalem area, in defiance of that will.
Achieving gender equality in the Middle East will be a long process, requiring fundamental educational, social, and economic reforms. But giving women the right training now can kick-start the process, enabling half the population to reach their potential — to the benefit of all. (AFP/File)
December 03, 2016 - 10:44 GMT
Reforms and proper training can kick-start a process, thereby enabling half the population in the region to reach its potential.
November 29, 2016 - 11:50 GMT
"This is a simple issue and the ban should not continue affecting the Kingdom's global reputation as a fast-developing country."
Trump said Muslims would be signed up at
November 21, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Kris Kobach, an anti-immigration hardliner advising Trump's transition team, said earlier this week that Trump's policy advisers were considering instating a Muslim immigrant registry.
Hillary and Donald go head to head tonight in the final eve of the elections. (AFP/File)
November 08, 2016 - 08:33 GMT
Does it come down to choosing the lesser of two evils?
US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally in Tempe, Arizona. (AFP/File)
November 07, 2016 - 07:26 GMT
Today, amidst the presidential electoral process, AAI supports the Democratic Party. Zogby told Asharq Al-Awsat that the majority of Arab votes will go to Hillary Clinton.
Trump's calls for banning Muslims from the US and taking
November 01, 2016 - 09:16 GMT
With only a week remaining before America elects its new president, Arab News caught up with a few American Muslims to hear their expectations and concerns about the current presidential candidates.
Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention on July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia. (AFP/File)
October 25, 2016 - 10:57 GMT
Has Wikileaks done more good or bad to Hillary Clinton's campaign?