Russia fears the return of Russian fighters who left for jihad in the Middle East
The arrival of Tehran at talks in Vienna opens up new scenarios in the Middle East
The roots of the conflict that has struck Lebanon go deep into the history of its peoples, their memories and the policies of their leaders, commentaries on sacred texts and education
Terrorists hit France because the country is fighting so that Syria is not condemned to the alternative between the “Caliphate” and Assad
Condemning violence also means opposing the ideology which has fuelled terrorism for decades with the complicity of Muslim and non-Muslim governments
An overview of the origins of jihadism in the peninsula: from the quietist Salafism of the 90s up to the creation of "Wilayat Sina'", the group that claimed responsibility for the downing of the Russian plane
The future of the Turkish Model is at Stake as the Country Walks the Fine Line Between Stability and Democracy
To diffuse the conflict in the Islamic world, the religious and secular spheres should be differenciated
Conflicts are no longer political but religious and are creating deep divisions between communities, said Fr. Pizzaballa, Custodian of the Holy Land. Even if the war were to end, it would be difficult to restore relations
Everything in Iraq has been pointing to a change of direction for several years. The origins of the “Caliphate” are rooted in the collapse of the institutions and in the Sunni frustration with the State
Aleppo is perhaps the largest example of destruction in the war that has devastated Bashar al-Asad’s Syria. Families, mostly very poor, are unable to flee their homes because they have nowhere else to take refuge. They are lying low in their houses, just a few hundred metres from armed militias
Turkey to vote on November 1st. For the first time the president feels the competition, but opposition parties are still divided. Fears over possible violence
An Opposition Journalist on the Attacks on Press Freedom: "Turkish Democracy has Never Produced a Democratic Culture"
"An international coalition formed by Arab and Muslim countries under a UN mandate to conduct a serious military operation aimed at liberating the regions occupied by terrorist groups"
Who are the lawyers, trade unionists, and secular activists who have been challenging the power in Tunisia for decades
Russia and the United States, Iran and Saudi Arabia: what are the major pro and anti-Assad armed groups and which global powers are supporting them?
Moscow's intervention is the last in a series of actions aimed at ensuring Putin a new role in the international arena. Ambitions of power, historical alliances and geopolitical priorities, the internal situation and maintaining the oligarchical status quo are the reasons behind his latest steps
Violence in the Middle East forces thousands of people to flee. Most of the displaced are hosted by developing countries: only 10 per cent of them is crossing the Mediterranean
Religious institutions have gone on strike against proposed budget cuts by the Israeli government
The Hammurabi Human Rights Organization calls for immediate support for the forcibly displaced families and, to prevent further mass migration, for the liberation of the IS' controlled areas in Iraq.