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As the Obama prepares his exit, it is fair to ask whether he will let the complete destruction of Syria become a reality. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
February 11, 2016 - 06:50 GMT
As the American president prepares his exit from the White House, it is fair to ask whether he will let the complete destruction of Syria become a reality.
Giulio Regini. (Twitter)
February 08, 2016 - 09:33 GMT
How does the Italian PhD student's death parallel the ongoing struggles in Egypt?
Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) and head of the government delegation Bashar al-Jaafari (R) gestures as he arrives for Syrian peace talks in Geneva on February 2, 2016. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)
February 02, 2016 - 11:06 GMT
Every day we hear news of hardships and dire conditions suffered by tens of thousands of besieged Syrians.
Kerry says Geneva will not be about negotiations, but about
January 27, 2016 - 11:14 GMT
America has big plans for the Geneva conference, but the real plans are unfolding on the ground in Syria
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, centre, opens the so-called Geneva II peace talks. (AFP/File)
January 25, 2016 - 11:17 GMT
With no date for Bashar's exit and a series of moves by Russia, Syrian opposition negotiators will go into the Geneva talks already a few steps behind.
Long-term military action anchored in a permanent foreign presence is probably the most nonsensical and counterproductive approach that could be adopted. (AFP/US Army/File)
January 18, 2016 - 05:32 GMT
As history has shown, long-term foreign intervention creates a breeding ground for fanatical groups.
Arab women are promised a “utopia” where they would lead a “sedentary” life raising their children in a true “Islamic” state. (AFP/File)
January 14, 2016 - 10:10 GMT
The bigotry and extremism of some people in the West are fanning the flames of extremism among some Muslims.
An image made available by propaganda media outlet Welayat Tarablos on February 18, 2015, allegedly shows Daesh  parading in a street in Libya. (AFP/File)
January 12, 2016 - 10:10 GMT
Daesh is taking advantage of a climate of anarchy and confusion in Libya. Can the recently penned peace deal stop them in their tracks?
A room for carrying out the death penalty in the US. (AFP/File)
January 06, 2016 - 13:43 GMT
In the wake of Saudi's recent executions, the world needs to reexamine "why" and "how" the death penalty is being used.
Protesters in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. (AFP/File)
January 03, 2016 - 09:07 GMT
Laws and crackdowns on protesting and free speech in Egypt have stifled new social movements in the wake of the 25 January Revolution.
Members of Iraq's elite counter-terrorism service place their national flag on December 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
December 29, 2015 - 07:44 GMT
Baghdad still does not have a coherent strategy to defend its people and Iraq's borders.
Russian air force pilots arrive to board a Russian fighter jet before departure on a mission at the Russian Hmeimim military base in Latakia province, Syria, on December 16, 2015.
December 23, 2015 - 08:26 GMT
The silence over Assad's continued power in Syria is cause to view the latest UN talks with skepticism.
Republicans and Democrats alike have decided that Obama’s and Clinton’s unwillingness to use the phrase
December 21, 2015 - 05:29 GMT
Why can’t politicians utter the words ‘radical Islam’?
A Yemeni child holds a sign during a demonstration against Saudi-led airstrikes. (AFP/File)
December 17, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
If you listen, you learn.
Palestinians watch an Israeli excavator destroying a Palestinian house in a village in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
December 15, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
Israeli forces issued a demolition order to the family of Bahaa Elayyan for the entire building under the pretext of not having obtained a building permit from Israeli authorities before constructing the home.
Ruined buildings in the Daesh-held city of Sirte, Libya. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
December 10, 2015 - 10:14 GMT
The spokesperson for Libyan Army Chief of Staff discusses the possibility of Daesh creating a major hub in Libya in the future.