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September 10, 2016

US President Barack Obama’s baiting of Russia and China at the Group of 20 summit in Hang­zhou, C

September 03, 2016

Iraqi politicians are calling for Saudi Arabia to replace Thamer al-Sabhan, Riyadh’s ambassador t

August 20, 2016

Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states will feel the loss when Turkey stops allowing the United States

July 23, 2016

The warming ties between the leaders of Egypt and Israel come as no surprise to close watchers of

May 28, 2016

Israeli Prime Minister Biny­amin Netanyahu’s latest political manoeuvre looks like bad news for b

May 14, 2016

From the Baltic to the Black Sea, the armed forces of Russia and the United States confront each

March 31, 2016

The terrorist attacks in Brussels should serve as a message to the governments of Western Europe

March 17, 2016

US President Barack Obama’s comments to The Atlantic magazine that British Prime Minister David C

March 03, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s lopsided victory in the South Carolina primary put her on course to be the pote

February 25, 2016

More than 14 years after they smashed into Afghanistan and almost 13 years after they destroyed t

February 18, 2016

Efforts by Saudi Arabia and Russia, joined by Qatar and Venezuela, to put a floor under plunging

February 11, 2016

The revelation that Saudi Arabia has offered ground forces to participate in an international for

February 04, 2016

First the good news: US President Barack Obama is right to sound the alarm about the threat of an

January 28, 2016

Perhaps it was the high altitude and the crisp, clear, invigorating Swiss mountain air that went

January 14, 2016

US President Barack Obama was on top rhetorical form when he delivered his last State of the Unio

January 07, 2016

Six months after US President Barack Obama and his secre­tary of state, John Kerry, proudly pro­c

January 07, 2016

Should Arab nations be ashamed of maintain­ing strong border defences and security checkpoints?

December 31, 2015

2015 was a Reversal of Fortune for Syria: No ups and downs for its poor, suffering people — it ha

December 10, 2015

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin are remarkably simila

December 03, 2015

Turkey’s decision to approve the shooting down of a Russian Sukhoi Su-24 bomber it said strayed i