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An Egyptian security official mans a checkpoint in Cairo. (AFP/File)
February 25, 2015 - 08:17 GMT
Although a bold and robust response is needed when it comes to fighting Daesh - namely now in Libya, Arab armies will not help.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (AFP/File)
February 23, 2015 - 09:06 GMT
Mohamed Hemish discusses why Palestinians should no longer look at Erdogan as a champion of democracy in the Middle East.
Yemeni soldiers loyal to the Houthi movement stand guard at the entrance of the presidential palace on February 16, 2015 in the capital Sanaa. (AFP/File)
February 18, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
With the global community rejecting Houthi rule in Yemen, Iran faces an uphill battle in pushing its agenda in the Gulf.
Speak to the enemy? Would more hostages be alive had we negotiated with Daesh? (Image: Screenshot)
February 16, 2015 - 11:16 GMT
Could we have saved many lives had we negotiated and engaged with Daesh prior to all those executions? If the British government, for example, has done with the likes of the IRA and PLO in the past, then why not Daesh?
Election registration opened earlier this week in Egypt. (AFP/File)
February 11, 2015 - 12:29 GMT
Egypt's parliamentary elections will be held mid-March. What will be the challenges and relevance of Egypt's next parliament?
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi (AFP/Getty Images)
February 09, 2015 - 08:20 GMT
Egypt is being attacked from multiple angles. Can President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi calm the chaos?
Jordanians gather outside the municipality building in the city of Karak, on February 3, 2015, after Daesh released a video purportedly showing Jordanian pilot First Lieutenant Muath al-Kassasbeh, 26-year-old, being burned alive in a cage. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2015 - 10:04 GMT
As the entire world grieves the loss of Lt. Muath al-Kasasbeh, one must ask what will be the trajectory of Jordan's involvement in the US-led coalition against Daesh?
Jordanians gather following the reported killing of Jordanian pilot 1st Lt, Muath al-Kasasbeh in the capital Amman, on February 3, 2015. (AFP)
February 04, 2015 - 08:03 GMT
The lonely pilot’s courage and defiance of this army of terrorists even in his death is exemplary.
American support for the FSA has recently declined, according to The Wall Street Journal. (AFP/File)
February 03, 2015 - 10:17 GMT
Recently, there have been many debates on whether the Free Syrian Army (FSA), is doing what its name suggests, or not. Support from the West has dropped significantly, but it is fair to say, the FSA is still there for the Syrian people.
Relatives of senior Hezbollah commander Mohammed Issa stand over his casket after he was killed by an Israeli airstrike, January 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
January 21, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
The Israeli airstrike on a Hezbollah convoy in Syria was an act of cowardice by the Jewish state. Hezbollah retaliating, however, would be giving Israel the attention it wants.
Protesters burn the French flag in the Pakistani city of Quetta, January 16, 2015. (AFP/File)
January 18, 2015 - 11:52 GMT
Muslims have used images and depictions of idols for centuries. Why all the ruckus following the Charlie Hebdo attacks?