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    The Gaza march is a wake-up call to the world

    On Friday, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip embarked on what they called the “Great March of Return”. In their thousands they walked and chanted metres away from the.

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    ‘Revenge rapes’: Why are Pakistani women constantly paying for the sins of their men?

    Toba Tek Singh is one part of the country that makes headlines quite often. So often, in fact, that I’ve become inclined to reading its name in print. This time, however, I didn’t.

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    Yemen: Saudi Arabia's Vietnam

    For Riyadh it is a terrible loss of face - not only are the Houthis anything but broken, the kingdom is now incapable of even ensuring its own safety. Hundreds of billions of dollars spent buying ultra-sophisticated mili

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    Iraq and Syria win wars against ISIS, but US and Turkey will not leave

    Iraq and Syria have declared victory over the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), an international jihadi network whose presence in the Middle East drew in multiple local.

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    Trump and Tehran: This is not 2003 and Iran is not Iraq

    Narrative-building is an art and former US President Barack Obama was a master charmer. Hence, maintaining the image of the United States as the exceptional.

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    Is ISIS gaining ground in Indian side of Kashmir?

    A raging debate over whether Islamic State really exists in Kashmir has taken social media by storm over the last few weeks. The tipping point was the funeral of Eisa Fazli, a militant.

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    Bin Salman’s US visit is a shopping trip for war

    Saudi rulers tend to visit the U.S. when they are in their eighties, so it should be refreshing to see a younger face emerge among from one of the world's richest countries, which is also home to Islam's.

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    Resurging Sinhala Buddhist Ethno Nationalism and Shrinking Space for Muslims in Sri Lanka

    The systematic ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya population in Myanmar, the periodic attacks on Hindu minorities in Bangladesh, recent but constant attacks on Muslim minorities

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    Why is Bangladesh PM rejoicing the arrest of former PM  

    The day a court sent Bangladesh's former prime minister, Khaleda Zia, to prison for five years for stealing money from a trust fund, current prime minister and Zia's archrival, Sheikh Hasina, rhetorically

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    Syria War: What the mainstream media isn’t telling you about Eastern Ghouta

    Before Eastern Ghouta it was Aleppo and before Aleppo it was Madaya and before Madaya it was Homs, and so on. All of these places were framed as though there were no armed insurgents present

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    Saudi Arabia reforms: Allowing song and dance while crushing dissent does not indicate a progressive direction

    Saudi Arabia, a custodian of the most sacred sites of Islam and the Arab world’s most important economy, has been experiencing rapid changes over the past few years, particularly since the death of King Abdullah in 2015.

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    Why is Israel Afraid of Rising Iran

    Scientific research flourishes in contemporary Iran as it withers away in Sunni countries. Tehran has been able to develop advanced research institutes, an independent military industry and a nuclear program.

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    America’s Forgotten Allies in Syria 

    On January 20, Turkey began targeting northern Syria with airstrikes and heavy shelling in a campaign that it claims is designed to neutralize a security threat on its southern border

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    Why Washington Struck Russian Contractors In Syria?

    On February 7, the US B-52 bombers and Apache helicopters struck a contingent of Syrian government troops and allied forces in Deir al-Zor that reportedly killed and wounded dozens of Russian military

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    Why Pakistan is sending 1,000 troops to Saudi Arabia

    The Pakistani military has officially said that the troops are on a "training and advise mission" and will not be deployed outside of the kingdom - and specifically not in Yemen.

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    PM Modi’s visit: A new script for middle east

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will once again shift his attention to the Middle East this week when he embarks on a four-day visit to Palestine, UAE and Oman from February 9 to February 12.

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    What is behind the hostility between Iran and the US?

    Washington’s hostility towards the Islamic Republic of Iran dates back nearly 40 years to February of 1979, when revolutionary forces overthrew the Western-backed monarchy of Mohammad Reza Shah.

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    Israel and Bahrain: A true meeting of minds

    Ayoob Kara is the Israeli minister of communications. He is a Likud party member, a staunch pro-settlement advocate and a hawk who has advocated pre-emptive bombing strikes on Iran.

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    Afghan Bombings: Is US security strategy in Afghanistan working?

    IN the last seven days, Afghanistan has suffered from three major attacks in the cities of Kabul and Jalalabad that resulted in the deaths of at least 123 persons and injuries to more than 200.

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    By exploiting ‘Baby Moshe’ as a mascot, India and Israel betray poor moral sense

    The Israeli prime minister’s official visit to India commenced this week with Benjamin Netanyahu arriving in Delhi and 11-year old Moshe Holtzberg in Mumbai. “Baby Moshe”

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    Is Saudi Arabia Israel's protector?

    Saudi Arabia has long been accused of ignoring Palestine, and even working with Israel, to the detriment of the Palestinian struggle. A look at Saudi Arabia's history shows that this accusation is not without merit.

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    Iran, the Hejaz railway and the 'ultimate deal'

    An ambitious Israeli cabinet minister, a thrusting Saudi crown prince, a son-in-law of a US president and a long-abandoned railway. Could this be the start of an anti-Iran axis that in a further twist of an extraordinar.

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    What do December demonstrations mean in Iran?

    Dec. 30 in the domestic political calendar of the Islamic Republic of Iran is the reminder of two different demonstrations, one in 2009 and now those in 2017. The recent demonstrations in various provinces.

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    Trump’s ‘Covfefeing’ On Pakistan

    Pakistan’s Minister for Defense, Khurram Dastgir-Khan, using the official twitter handle @PakMnstrDefence, took it a few notches above: “Pak as anti-terror ally has given free to US: land & air.

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