November 25, 2015 - 09:15 GMT
Following the recent attacks in Paris, a wave of Islamophobia is sweeping across America, drawing dangerous parallels between Muslims and terrorism. Charles Blow discusses how being anti-Muslim is anti-American.
November 23, 2015 - 07:28 GMT
Following the Paris attacks, the news has been full of xenophobic pandering and the insistence of monitoring and furthering isolating Muslims. Frank Bruni is sure that if America does not act with prudence, Daesh will surely win.
November 17, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Let's be clear, any form of a peace process in the Libyan turmoil was doomed to fail as soon as UN envoy Bernardino Leon accepted a role with a UAE government body. His objectivity went out of the roof, prompting distrust among already skeptical Libyan factions.
November 12, 2015 - 14:09 GMT
A Paul Larudee, co-founder of the Free Palestine Movement and a political activist from California, said that, "America's unconditional support for Israel is driven by it's influence on the US electoral process."
November 12, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
The media frenzy following the downed Russian jet in Egypt's Sinai desert has tarnished Sharm el-Sheikh's reputation as an ideal tourist destination, which will in turn have endless ramifications on the Egyptian economy.
November 09, 2015 - 05:50 GMT
Barack Obama's move to put 50 Special Operations soldiers in Syria was branded a gimmick by many because what difference will it make? US intervention clearly isn't working but the government will continue to expand its presence in the war-ravaged country.
November 05, 2015 - 08:22 GMT
Author Joseph A. Kechichian slams the recent Syria talks in Vienna, urging Russia and the US to give up on their proxy war.
November 03, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
What we had really expected from Washington was that it support the Syrian opposition with arms, intelligence, and diplomacy.
October 29, 2015 - 07:35 GMT
With his arrogance and thoughtless public commentary, it is no surprise that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is losing support. In a recent poll 73 percent of Israelis said they were unsatisfied with Netanyahu’s performance.
October 26, 2015 - 09:14 GMT
In an interview with CNN, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair expressed regret for Britain's involvement in the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. However, Blair's apology has been met with protestation as Britons are criticizing its genuine nature, stressing that Blair may just be trying to avoid culpability.
October 21, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Shia Muslims observe Ashura every year to mourn their martyr Imam Hussein. Tears are shed and collected in the hope that those tears will cleanse away their sins.
October 15, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The growing clashes between Israelis and Palestinians mark not only the emergence of a potential Third Intifada, but also a new phenomenon in which the resistance is personalized and social media driven.
October 13, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Turkey's leaders engage in political ploys, destabilizing the country in the region's most tumultuous of times.
October 08, 2015 - 08:24 GMT
With lawlessness and violence running rampant in Jerusalem, it may be safe to say the the Israeli-Palestinian peace process has been flushed down the toilet.
October 06, 2015 - 06:59 GMT
Russia's military involvement in Syria has deepened the crisis and further complicated things in the region. It's time for the US and indeed its government to take action.