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Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution in 2011 that ousted then-President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali set off the Arab Spring, a series of popular uprisings throughout the Middle East and North Africa that resulted in the overthrow of sclerotic governments. But the early optimism of the Arab Spring has since dimmed, as the revolutionary...
Caught in an interregnum between two secretaries of state, the United States is facing immediate challenges in the Middle East that will test the Trump administration on key issues in the region.
Across northern Iraq, in places like the Nineveh Plain and Sinjar, members of the country’s ancient minorities are filtering back to towns and villages devastated during three years of occupation by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Christians, Yazidis and Shabaks, regarded as “infidels” by the now-vanquished extremists, suffered some of the greatest abuse....
Can international negotiators convince Libyan Army General Khalifa Hifter his future will be better with them than without them? What happens on Sunday will be key. Teri Schultz reports from Brussels.
Muhammad Hamed / Reuters A Syrian refugee boy who works at bicycle repair shop in the Al-Zaatri refugee camp in Jordan, September 17, 2016. Snapshot September 21, 2016 Refugees & Migration ...
Elie Abouaoun appears on Alhurra Iraq to discuss the recent developments in Baghdad operations.
US and Iraqi experts discuss opportunities and achieve peace, stability and dialogue in the areas liberated from the control of Daesh.
The region today faces riddles that go even beyond the fate of Assad, ISIS and other terrorist groups. It's time for a new approach, Dr. Elie Abouaoun writes.
Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that in spite of differences with the United States over the fate of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia has been “constructive” in the multinational effort to find a political settlement for Syria.