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Press Review - 2016

A scary scenario in the Ankara political backstage

Reinstating the death penalty was imposed on the political agenda by the Turkish leadership after the bloody coup attempt of July 15

09/12/2016

Iran Races to Clinch Oil Deals Before Donald Trump Takes Office

President Hassan Rouhani of Iran is racing to sign as many oil deals with Western companies as he can before hard-liners at home and President-elect Donald J. Trump have a chance to return the Mideast country to cultural and economic isolation

09/12/2016

'Everything is over now': the last survivors in Yemen's ground zero

Ghaith Abdul-Ahad visits Houthi-held areas of Yemen being bombed out of existence by Saudi warplanes

09/12/2016

Is Turkey at the end of its EU adventure?

The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favor of freezing Turkey’s European Union accession talks.

06/12/2016

The race to free 226 Christian hostages in Syria

Assyrian Christians describe to the AP a year-long campaign to win freedom for 226 members taken hostage by IS in Syria.

06/12/2016

How the War Ends in Syria

Aided by Russia, Iran, Shiite militias and Hezbollah, the government of President Bashar al-Assad is on the verge of taking Aleppo.

06/12/2016

U.S. Syria Policy at Crossroads as Rebels Falter

Donald Trump has signalled a likely break from the Obama administration’s approach

05/12/2016

Trump Team Wants You to See the Iran Nuke Documents Obama’s Kept From View

Trump Team Wants You to See the Iran Nuke Documents Obama’s Kept From View

05/12/2016

The battle for Mosul stalls: 'we are fighting the devil himself'

After quick early progress, the operation to retake Islamic State’s last urban stronghold in Iraq is getting more difficult

05/12/2016

British jihadists fleeing Mosul could face the death sentence in Iraq's makeshift courts

Since the offensive to liberate Mosul began in mid-October, a reported 1,000 militants have been killed. But for every 1,000 dead there are thousands more under suspicion.

02/12/2016

Indonesia Muslims Push to Jail Christian Politician Accused of Blasphemy

Massive rally adds to jitters following recent violence and arrests of Islamic State-linked militants

02/12/2016

Islamic State has unleashed over 600 car bombs in Mosul battle

The widespread use of vehicle-borne bombs has helped make the battle for the militants’ largest stronghold in Iraq particularly treacherous.

02/12/2016

Keeping the Lights On in Rebel Idlib

Local Governance, Services, and the Competition for Legitimacy among Islamist Armed Groups

01/12/2016

Assad Henchman: Here’s How We Built ISIS

The Syrian regime’s collusion with the terrorists of the so-called Islamic State goes back a decade.

01/12/2016

In Yemen’s war, trapped families ask: Which child should we save?

Every day children are perishing in rural Yemen, where two-thirds of the nation’s population lives.

01/12/2016

The Child of Somali Immigrants Who Makes OSU, and the USA, Proud

ISIS wants to make us see Abdul Razak Ali Artan whenever we encounter a young Muslim, and feel fear. What ISIS fears is that we will see Ilhan Dahir, and be inspired.

30/11/2016

Russia has been in contact with Trump team over Syria, senior diplomat says

Russia has been in contact over Syria with the team of President-elect Donald Trump, a senior Russian diplomat said Wednesday.

30/11/2016

Dutch parliament paves way for approval of partial Islamic veil ban

Lower house approves ban on clothing that covers faces, including burqa and niqab, in official buildings, schools and hospitals

30/11/2016

Jakarta’s Christian Governor Will Face Charges of Blaspheming Islam in Court

Islamic hardliners are planning further massive protests against the embattled official

30/11/2016

How does the role of women in the public sphere differ between Islamic and non-Islamic societies?

Click here to read the article (Quora).

29/11/2016

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