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Trump, Saudi Arabia and yet another arms deal

Trump, Saudi Arabia and yet another arms deal

Russell E. Lucas, Michigan State University The first stop on Donald Trump’s first trip as U.S. president was to Saudi Arabia. That was no accident. His decision was surely based on the…
Are Iran and Saudi Arabia Heading Toward War?

Are Iran and Saudi Arabia Heading Toward War?

By Mohammed Nuruzzaman | (Informed Comment) | - - Relations across the Persian Gulf are deteriorating fast. Iran and Saudi Arabia are once again at daggers drawn and sounding highly menacing to…
Pope Francis, Islam and Peace-Building

Pope Francis, Islam and Peace-Building

Interview by Jayson Casper | (Informed Comment) | - - Dr. Kamal Boraiqa is a lecturer at al-Azhar University and a member of al-Azhar Center for Dialogue, the al-Azhar Observer for Combating…
Power, Water, Music:  Mosul comes back to Life

Power, Water, Music: Mosul comes back to Life

Special Correspondent | Baghdad | (Niqash.org) | - - Locals in the parts of Mosul, from which extremists have been pushed out, are celebrating small signs of returning life: For one thing,…