Sectarianism

The Indecisive 2018 Election Results and the Prospect of Civil
The Indecisive 2018 Election Results and the Prospect of Civil War in Iraq

The African proverb goes to say that when two elephants wrestle, it is only the grass on which the wrestle taking place...

Monday, June 25, 2018

Iraqi Parliamentary Elections The Changes and Challenges in Iraqi Politics
Iraqi Parliamentary Elections: The Changes and Challenges in Iraqi Politics

U.S. regional allies, the Israel-Gulf bloc’s demands toward breaking Iran’s regional influence and the rigidity of U.S....

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The Unknown Side of Boko Haram How a Salafi Group
The Unknown Side of Boko Haram: How a Salafi Group Spread in Historically Sufi Northern Nigeria

Salafism has had a remarkable impact on the transformation of Islamic life in post-colonial Nigeria and it needs to be...

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Islamic world should fight for unity
Islamic world should fight for unity

By standing stronger than ever, it is high time for the Islamic world to increase cooperation against deadly terrorism in...

Friday, December 29, 2017

Post-Saleh Scenarios in Yemen
Post-Saleh Scenarios in Yemen

The assassination of Ali Abdullah Saleh has driven the Saudi-Iran proxy war on to a different level, and there is no doubt...

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Yemenis to prepare for long spell of violence after ex-president
Yemenis to prepare for long spell of violence after ex-president’s killing

Yemen is on boil after the assassination of the ousted leader Ali Abdullah Saleh, along with many supporters, by Houthi...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

New US strategy in Afghanistan Talking to the Taliban
New US strategy in Afghanistan: Talking to the Taliban

If US can talk to its longtime enemy the Taliban, why can it not talk to Syria’s Fatah Al-Sham or other Islamist factions?...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Iraq's changing political landscape
Iraq's changing political landscape

In differing ways, Iraq's political elite is trying to capitalize upon nationalist narratives

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Iraqi parliament speaker unveils new political party
Iraqi parliament speaker unveils new political party

The launch of a new political party headed by Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri was announced on Friday in capital...

Friday, August 18, 2017

Planned Kurdish regional poll faces broad opposition
Planned Kurdish regional poll faces broad opposition

Regional parties, groups warn against possible adverse effects of planned referendum on Kurdish regional independence.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Turkey and regional stability Weaving the past's moral hinterland with
Turkey and regional stability: Weaving the past's moral hinterland with today's realpolitik

Turkey's mediator role in a number of foreign crises, trying to contribute to global peace and stability, is a model for...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Turkmen slam Hashd al-Shaabi involvement in Tal Afar op
Turkmen slam Hashd al-Shaabi involvement in Tal Afar op

The Hashd al-Shaabi’s expected participation in the campaign has raised fears of sectarian conflict in the...

Monday, August 7, 2017

ISIL Horror and Terror Revisited
ISIL: Horror and Terror Revisited

ISIL is a modern phenomenon and it is in many ways not different from fascism or communism which for a great part defined...

Friday, February 26, 2016

Proxy war between Riyadh and Tehran under sectarian cloak

Disputes over regional issues, including Yemen, Iraq and Syria, and also the rivalry over oil exportation between Iran and...

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