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Afrin: Aggressions Against People, Nature…Demographic Distortion

Afrin: Aggressions Against People, Nature…Demographic Distortion

In March 2018, the Turkish army and Syrian opposition factions controlled the northern Kurdish city of Afrin, which has since been the focus of international and human rights organizations for the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in this part of Syria. Following the military oper

Sudan's Desert Nomads Untouched by Bashir's Downfall

Sudan's Desert Nomads Untouched by Bashir's Downfall

Not far from Sudan's capital Khartoum, the epicenter of an uprising that toppled autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir, dozens of camel traders are oblivious to the country's biggest political upheaval in decades. "What protests?

Exclusive – Iraq PM Caught between Internal Pressure, American-Iranian Conflict

Whoever occupies the position of prime minister in Iraq is the envy of political forces because it is the country’s primary executive post.

Seizure of Iranian Oil-Laden Tanker Troubles Syrians in Damascus

Seizure of Iranian Oil-Laden Tanker Troubles Syrians in Damascus

The seizure of a Panamanian-flagged supertanker laden with Iranian oil by Royal Marines off the British territory of Gibraltar has spurred major anxieties among Syrians, especially those residing in the capital, Damascus.

Syrians, Facing Orders to Demolish Homes, Fear Fate in Lebanon

Syrians, Facing Orders to Demolish Homes, Fear Fate in Lebanon

Dima al-Kanj’s house is now a pile of rubble and twisted metal. It was just a concrete hut near the Lebanese border, but she had spent five years trying to make it cozy for her children after fleeing the war in Syria. Then, under army orders, she had to smash it. “Every year, we fixed up on

The Atomic Restrictions Imposed by the Iran Nuclear Deal

The Atomic Restrictions Imposed by the Iran Nuclear Deal

Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment beyond agreed levels to produce fuel for power plants. That cap is one of many restrictions imposed by the deal that were aimed at extending the time Iran woul

Project around Baghdad Airport Raises Demographic Fears among Sunnis

Project around Baghdad Airport Raises Demographic Fears among Sunnis

A government decision to allow a foreign company to invest in more than 100,000 dunams of agricultural land around Baghdad International Airport has raised concern among the local Sunni community. They charged that the decision was taken without taking into consideration the possible demographic

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