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May 22, 2018 - 12:47 GMT
This sounds like a dystopian nightmare but it's actually happening in China.
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May 21, 2018 - 08:45 GMT
Beirut is considered one of the most queer-friendly cities in the Middle East, but police still routinely target and censor it.
ISIS fighters (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba via AFP/FILE)
May 16, 2018 - 13:06 GMT
ISIS' 'bible' has no references to precipitating an apocalypse. Instead, what's inside is brutal guide to state-building.
Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba
May 15, 2018 - 12:43 GMT
The proliferation of new media sources and personalities is as promising as it is dangerous
A soldier stands among debris inside Syria (AFP/FILE)
May 10, 2018 - 13:21 GMT
The momentum of war in southern Syria now seems unstoppable.
Israeli Merkava tanks are seen in a deployment area near the Syrian border in the Israel-annexed Golan Heights on May 10, 2018 (AFP)
May 09, 2018 - 15:04 GMT
Trump thinks he's giving the U.S. another tool to deal with Iran.
Outspokenness has always been former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s signature move. /AFP
May 09, 2018 - 10:44 GMT
Outspokenness has always been former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s signature move. Despite having fallen from grace in Iranian political circles he’s still using it, but this time directed against the regime itself. His new status as a de-facto opposition figure has been a long time coming. He began falling out of favour with Ayatollah Ali Khamenei towards the end of his second term as President, over a series of disputes about his cabinet.
Trump (AFP/FILE)
May 08, 2018 - 11:35 GMT
Experts agree: stay in the deal.
Erik Prince (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
May 08, 2018 - 08:37 GMT
Meet the Mercenary Prince
Hayden (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
May 03, 2018 - 13:34 GMT
Michael Hayden wrote an obituary on 'truth' but he helped put it into the ground in the U.S.
White Helmets rescue a child after a strike in Syria (AFP/FILE)
May 02, 2018 - 14:09 GMT
One investigative outlet is using public information to reveal war crimes in the Middle East and beyond.
Elections in the Democratic Party of the United States are, it seems, not too dissimilar to elections in the Middle East after all. /Shutterstock
May 01, 2018 - 11:19 GMT
House Democrat Nancy Pelosi comments "I don't see anything inappropriate" after audio leaks of pressure being applied to a candidate to drop out of the Colorado congressional primary race.
Saudi has a royal drug problem (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
April 30, 2018 - 10:48 GMT
Mohammad bin Salman's plan to 'modernize' Saudi has forgotten criminal justice reform and accountability for royals.
A man about to be executed in Saudi Arabia (AFP/FILE)
April 26, 2018 - 13:08 GMT
A new Human Rights Watch report reminds the world that Saudi still has a long way to go before becoming the 'modern' state it's been trying to sell itself as.
The IMF, NATO and the U.N.—fading into the desert (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
April 26, 2018 - 12:00 GMT
We examine how the IMF, NATO and UN are failing to serve as functioning models of globalization and multilateralism.
It's a tumultuous day for Armenia, given that the annual commemoration of the Armenian Genocide occurs amidst the shock resignation of President Serzh Sargsyan. / AFP / Vano SHLAMOV
April 24, 2018 - 15:55 GMT
It is a truly tumultuous day for Armenia, given that the annual commemoration of the Armenian Genocide will be the second most important piece of news emerging from the country today. The shock resignation of President Serzh Sargsyan after eleven days of protest marks relief for many