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A boy sits on top of a destroyed tank in Syria, AFP/File
October 18, 2017 - 14:54 GMT
The Atlantic recently published an article claiming the war against ISIS brought the Middle East together. Al Bawaba debunks the article's claims, and reveals a disturbing lack of imagination in the all-too common thinking that the Middle East needs war to get peace.
ISIS fighters have released a new propaganda photo featuring the bullet-ridden faces of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on shooting targets
October 14, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
ISIS fighters have released a new propaganda photo featuring the bullet-ridden faces of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on shooting targets.
Iraqi army reinforcements drive down a road, linking Hawija to Kirkuk, near the village of Khabbaz on October 7, 2017. (AFP PHOTO / Marwan IBRAHIM)
October 13, 2017 - 11:12 GMT
Hashd al-Shaabi fighters build-up south of Kirkuk, Hemin Hawrami wrote on his offical Twitter account.
An SDF fighter looks out from a ruined building in Raqqa, AFP
October 04, 2017 - 08:11 GMT
As Iraqi and Syrian Kurds continue to make gains toward independence, their complicated relationship is more clear than ever.
(A man processes oil through a makeshift rig in Deir Ezzour Governorate, AFP)
September 26, 2017 - 15:04 GMT
There's a race on for Syria's oil, and whoever can get there first will help determine the future of Syria.
President Donald Trump and Erik Prince, courtesy of Al Bawaba
September 17, 2017 - 14:46 GMT
President Trump claims he is only sending 3,500 U.S. troops to Afghanistan. But thousands more mercenaries may come with them, bringing accountability and security concerns.
Forensic police investigate the truck from the massacre at Nice, France. (Shutterstock)
September 07, 2017 - 15:29 GMT
ISIS is losing the battle for Syria, but more terrorist attacks may come as the extremist group changes tactics.