Saudi Female Rapper Faces Arrest for a Song
February 23, 2020

Saudi Female Rapper Faces Arrest for a Song

Turkey Requests US Patriot Missile Systems Amidst Syria Standoff
February 21, 2020

Turkey Requests US Patriot Missile Systems Amidst Syria Standoff

Coronavirus Claims Two More Lives in Iran
February 21, 2020

Coronavirus Claims Two More Lives in Iran

Israel Confirms First Coronavirus Case
February 21, 2020

Israel Confirms First Coronavirus Case

Slaughtered in Syria – the Innocent, Humanity and Democracy
February 21, 2020

Slaughtered in Syria – the Innocent, Humanity and Democracy

Defending Political Freedoms: Incidents in Israel and Scandinavia Raise Alarm Bells
February 17, 2020

Defending Political Freedoms: Incidents in Israel and Scandinavia Raise Alarm Bells

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Saudi Female Rapper Faces Arrest for a Song
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Saudi Female Rapper Faces Arrest for a Song

Mecca governor has ordered the arrest of a young female rapper after taking issue with her music video “Bint Mecca”, which means Mecca Girl. Saudi officials stated that the song was offensive to t

Turkey Requests US Patriot Missile Systems Amidst Syria Standoff
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Turkey Requests US Patriot Missile Systems Amidst Syria Standoff

Turkey has asked the United States to conduct sorties along its southern border with Idlib in support for Ankara’s on-going military operations against forces loyal to Assad. (more…)

Coronavirus Claims Two More Lives in Iran
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Coronavirus Claims Two More Lives in Iran

On 21 February 2020, Iranian Health Ministry announced 13 more individuals who have contracted the new Coronavirus. As people cast ballots to elect a new parliament, Iranian authorities said that

Israel Confirms First Coronavirus Case
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Israel Confirms First Coronavirus Case

On 21 February 2020, Israel confirmed the first coronavirus case in the country. One of 11 Israelis who returned to Israel following a 14-day quarantine on the cruise ship Diamond Princess off

Defending Political Freedoms: Incidents in Israel and Scandinavia Raise Alarm Bells
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Defending Political Freedoms: Incidents in Israel and Scandinavia Raise Alarm Bells

Incidents this week in Israel and Scandinavia ring alarm bells. They highlight how the rise of civilizationalist leaders in democracies empower anti-liberal and anti-democratic forces.

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Defending Political Freedoms: Incidents in Israel and Scandinavia Raise Alarm Bells
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Defending Political Freedoms: Incidents in Israel and Scandinavia Raise Alarm Bells

Incidents this week in Israel and Scandinavia ring alarm bells. They highlight how the rise of civilizationalist leaders in democracies empower anti-liberal and anti-democratic forces.

Drawing Battle Lines: Centre-Right Parties Take on Civilisationalism
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Drawing Battle Lines: Centre-Right Parties Take on Civilisationalism

The Centrist Democrat International (CDI), in an attempt to counter the rise of civilizationalist states and leaders, has called for the creation of an alliance of nations, political parties and f

Middle Powers and the US-Iran Conflict – Op-Ed
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Middle Powers and the US-Iran Conflict – Op-Ed

The Trump Administration’s decision to use a drone to carry out a targeted assassination of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ Al-Quds Commander General Qassem Soleimani - along with his Iraqi confedera

The problem with Iran
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The problem with Iran

Iran has literally been getting away with murder for decades. On the night of December 29, 2019 the United States launched its first airstrikes in nearly a decade on the forces of Iran’s proxies.

US Military Strikes in Iraq Stir Regional Hornet’s Nest
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US Military Strikes in Iraq Stir Regional Hornet’s Nest

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