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May 13, 2017

“It is clear to all of us that the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end.”

December 10, 2016

On December 2nd, as government forces advanced on rebel-held districts of Aleppo, the US House of

October 08, 2016

“Criticism of Saudi Arabia has come out of the closet and I don’t think it’s going to go back in.

July 03, 2016

Five summers after Barack Obama and David Cameron first demanded that “Assad must go,” the Syrian

May 21, 2016

Good news from the Arab world is an increasingly rare commodity but there are exceptions.

March 31, 2016

After months of acrimonious negotiations, the European Union and Turkey agreed to a deal to stem

March 10, 2016

Construction is under way on a wall around Baghdad that will be almost twice as long as the late,

February 11, 2016

Stoked by ugly rhetoric from the presidential campaign trail, anti- Muslim sentiment in the Unite

December 10, 2015

The sign on the Statue of Liberty reads: “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses year

November 12, 2015

Washington - Politicians who put their ca­reer on the line for doing the right thing are few and

October 15, 2015

US President Barack Obama has a blunt message for the people of Syria: Your plight is “heartbreak

October 01, 2015

Will Syrian Presi­dent Bashar Assad still rule over what remains of Syria when US Presi­dent Bara

September 10, 2015

The largest flood of refugees in Europe since the second world war has brought out the best and t

July 23, 2015

The historic agreement between Iran and six world powers on Tehran’s nuclear programme has a side

June 19, 2015

In the war against Islamic extremists, fighting their ideology is as important as fighting them w

June 04, 2015

WASHINGTON - Five months into the “Arab spring”, in May 2011, the Group of Eight (G8) richest ind

May 21, 2015

Washington - US counter-terrorism officials were taken by surprise by al-Qaeda’s swift resurgence