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For Iraqi Kurds, Trump Brings Hope for Independence

Why the New Administration Inspires Optimism by Morgan Kaplan On April 2, two of the main political parties in Iraqi Kurdistan—the …

Ward El Khal: “I am busy working on ‘The Peasants’ Revolution’

by Nour al-Huda For Ward El-Khal, success did not come on a silver platter. Her hard work, ambition and drive …

The Future of Iraq’s Shiite Militias After ISIS’ Defeat

y their Jeeps, Hummers, and light tank weaponry, and in December, drove ISIS from the area, which is sometimes called …

The Latest on Donald Trump’s Trip to Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local): 12:36 p.m. First …

Khaled Kaddal: Sculpting Sound and Power

“If politics shapes our social and living environments then sound is definitely political” *You might be familiar with the sounds …

Dennis Ross: There is Reason to Believe That Russia Will Observe Syria “Safe Zones”

The US Should Make Clear That its Posture Will Change Only if Russian Deeds Match their Words by Dennis Ross* …
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Trump’s Historic Speech in Riyadh

The Struggle Between “Good and Evil” Requires Unity by Ronald J. Granieri* At this writing, President Trump has concluded the …

Moscow’s Big Move Won’t Be Easy

Russia’s Plans to Resettle 1.6 Million People Spark Widespread Outrage by Maia Otarashvili* Much to the dismay of residents in …

Rouhani Won the Election But the Battle is Far From Over

Hardliners Will Use Everything at Their Disposal to Frustrate Rouhani’s Efforts by Joud Halawani Al-Tamimi In a remarkable show of …

Advancing Gender Equality One Step at a Time in Lebanon

Beirut Marathon Women’s Race by Hala Nasrallah Saradar Bank Women’s Race attracted many participants from Lebanon and a number of …

Manchester Terror Attack

Britain Raises Terror Threat Level to ‘Critical,’ Suggesting Another Attack Could Follow by Christina Boyle, John Kelly and Matt Pearce …
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