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The manipulation of news and the distortion of reality are the most powerful weapons in the hands of power. They can make a whole reality disappear. Yemen is a good example[...]
If Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman can rush into a hopeless war with the Houthis of Yemen, why shouldn’t he threaten the body politic of Qatar?[...]
Saudi Arabia is now entering an uncertain phase. Its fate has now been left completely in the hands of a young man who is no more than 32-years-old, and who takes his decisions wit[...]
Saudi Arabia is dealing with the ‘test’ of isolating Qatar as the first installment of its effort to restructure of the Gulf household in a manner that ensures the refo[...]
Today Iran will choose its next president: the sitting “reform” candidate and an ultra-conservative unknown. Abstention from young people could be high by Giuliano Battiston -Il Ma[...]
As the war against the Nusra Front, ISIS, and their affiliated factions heads towards their defeat, the ground is being laid for the much more important war on the Lebanese Hizboll[...]
Hamas is turning into a project for an authority.  The aim behind  its new Charter is to rehabilitate it as a replacement for the PA, writes Uraib ar Rintawi by Urayb ar Rintawi &#[...]
The movement’s new policy document could set it on the same disastrous path pursued by the PLO[...]
The Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike may yet overcome the Palestinians’ internal differences and spark a new revolt against Israeli occupation, says ‘Urayb ar-Rintawi by [...]
With a ceremony at the port of Gaza, hundreds of Palestinians last Saturday remembered the Italian activist murdered six years ago. We spoke with his friend Khalil Shahin, deputy d[...]