Muslims in the Middle East may be used to subservient women who won’t react when they’re attacked, but if that’s what they’re expecting from western women, they’re in for a
A strange idea is entering the media: the myth of “Donald the dove,” who warned against America’s hawkishness in the Middle East. The post Donald The Dove? Not So Fast. appeared first on ThinkProgress.
By: Steve Gauthier, @njscout82 Millions of Refugees Seek A Normal Life Away From War With the ongoing war on ISIS in the Middle East forcing its citizens to leave the area in droves, the western world has been charged with the responsibility of playing humanitarians, different from the usual role of international police force. Show More Summary
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu resigned from his position on Thursday as tensions with the country's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reached a tipping point over a new constitution that would alter the country's political system. "The...Show More Summary
Josh Siegel ISIS, Terrorism, National Security, Middle East, Syria, Iraq “I have a long history with these jihadist groups speaking very vocally against them.” Waleed Basyouni is trying to take something good from the fact that the Islamic...Show More Summary
Kris Osborn Terrorism, U.S. Navy, Special Operations, SEALs, ISIS, Iraq, Syria, Middle East “This was a large fight. We think there were at least 125 enemy fighters in this coordinated, complex attack.” Navy SEAL Charles Keating was...Show More Summary
VIDEO: PBS FRONTLINE - LIBYA - DESTROYED KILLING FIELDSVIDEO: PBS FRONTLINE - YEMEN - HOW TO DESTROY A NATION IN A PROXY WAR Nation Of Islam: "Detroit Is The Largest 'Black City' Outside Of Africa POPULATION SHRINKAGE: 1.8 Million Down...Show More Summary
A member of Iranian Hezbollah warned two of the country’s former presidents, Hashemi Rafsanjani and Mohammad Khatami, against undermining Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Hosseini Khamenei. According to the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), a non-profit organization that monitors Arab and Iranian media, the threat came from Mahdi Abdi, the director of affairs for the […]
Ever wondered where the United States imports its oil from? Howmuch.net came out with some infographics to show that from 2000 to 2015. What we would highlight here is the notable shift from the U.S. depending heavily on Middle East countries and Mexico, to depending more on America's neighbor to the north, Canada. In 2000, the U.S. Show More Summary
Scorching temperatures brought on by climate change could leave large swaths of the Middle East and North Africa uninhabitable by the middle of this century, a new study predicts. Researchers at Germany's Max Planck Institute for Chemistry...Show More Summary
Daniel R. DePetris Global Governance, Middle East An interview with Ambassador Frederic C. Hof. When Fred Hof talks or writes about Syria, people inside Washington and around the world listen what he has to say. Before he joined theShow More Summary
Yesterday, Transparency International released a press release indicting that nearly 1 in 3 citizens in the Middle East and North Africa paid a bribe in order to access basic public services. Clearly, governments are losing the battle against corruption. Show More Summary
While Washington is pouring billions of US taxpayer dollars into various training and arming programs in the Middle East and Central Asia, the US-backed fighters regularly defect to Islamists – Daesh, al-Qaeda, Taliban – taking their weapons and invaluable knowledge to "the dark side."
David Axe Security, Middle East Thanks, America. Israel is practically a launch customer for the American-designed F-35 stealth fighter. The Jewish state plans on declaring its first squadron of the radar-evading jet combat-ready by the end of 2017. That’s just two years after the U.S. Show More Summary
A leading Saudi cleric is making headlines in the Middle East for saying that homosexuals should not be punished with death as Sharia instructs, Middle East Eye reports. “Sharia is a very broad and wide concept and it is a concept that has been… Read The post Leading Saudi Cleric: Homosexuals Will Be Punished After Death, So Don’t Bother Now appeared first on Towleroad.
CAIRO — Add this to the list of reasons for violence and extremism in the Middle East. "Tom and Jerry" cartoons. That’s what the head of Egypt’s State Information Service declared in a speech this week at Cairo University. And, oh yes, in case the audience didn’t take him seriously about his theories on the […]
Economies across large swathes of the globe could shrink dramatically by 2050 as fresh water grows scarce due to climate change, the World Bank reported on Tuesday. The Middle East could be hardest hit, with its gross domestic product...Show More Summary
A solid explanation as to why the Middle East is a mess: “There are many consequences of the long decline and fall of the modernizing Arab republics: a power vacuum that leaves Arab world open to intervention, most recently by Russia and Iran; cultural and social crisis that made fanatical jihadi movements possible; economic crisis […]
By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices stabilized on Wednesday after falling for two straight days on concerns that slowing demand and rising Middle East production would extend a global supply overhang. International Brent crude futures were trading at $45.10 per barrel at 9.40 p.m. Show More Summary
Exploring Islam's contribution to public health has been an astounding journey for me. Working across the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia in Muslim majority countries, I'm amazed at not only the history of Islamic theology in contributing to our modern day understanding of public health, but also its potential to improve its practice. Show More Summary