The campaign for Syrian refugees has been launched in an attempt to foster friendships across a border hostile for decades.
Last month, US officials announced new security requirements for all airlines rather than an expansion of the laptop ban.
By staying out of the conflicts in the Middle East, the United States can benefit both American citizens and the citizens of those distant lands.
Saudi foreign minister said that there would be no negotiations over demands by the kingdom and other Arab states for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism.
After the biggest Middle Eastern powers severed ties with Qatar, Turkey approved a bill with a large majority to deploy troops to the county.
He praised the action against American ally Qatar over growing terrorism even though the tiny Gulf state hosts the largest US air base in the region.
The National Democratic Action Society (Waad), a social and political association in a country where parties are not allowed, campaigns for democracy, human rights and social freedoms.
Trump’s version of making up with Muslims apparently involves selling $110 billion worth of arms to the most reactionary Muslim country on the planet.
In the Middle East and North Africa, conflict and insecurity remain the key barriers to progress, with most of the countries across the region requiring humanitarian and food assistance.
With a lavish welcome, Saudis convince Trump that Iran – not their own fundamentalism – is a bigger danger for the Middle East
At least 300,000 unaccompanied and separated children were recorded in some 80 countries in the combined years of 2015 and 2016, up from 66,000 in 2010 and 2011, according to a UN report.
Donald Trump avoided many of the missteps his critics feared, but he failed to acknowledge the presence of the country’s large Muslim population and its contribution to American society.
Melania Trump told the 200 female employees that she is trying to find balance between her role of first lady and mother.
Some doubt whether Trump, who has never held elective office before becoming president is ready for a smooth presidential debut abroad.
The election TV debates have shown the candidates to be out of touch and none of them seem able to articulate a programme to remedy the structure and perpetuation of social inequality.
Only a few medical facilities are still functioning and two-thirds of the population are without access to safe drinking water, the UN has said.
“This election is a real confrontation between a real Islamic Republic and a ceremonial one,” said Iranian opposition figure Mehdi Karoubi.
Trump’s expected support of Palestinian “self-determination” suggests that he is open to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Nemr Abou Nassar fears making a joke about ISIS in the US as people wince, while in the middle east if he doesn’t joke when people die, he can never joke.
The new rules are similar to measures introduced by UK and US, but do not include the same bans on electronic devices in the cabins of passenger flights.
A year ago on March 22 ISIS suicide bombers killed 32 people in Brussels, four months after bombings and shootings in Paris that killed 130 people.
The US Department of Homeland Security said passengers travelling from a specific list of airports could not bring into the main cabin devices larger than a mobile phone.
The ban will affect ten airports in eight countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
Donald Trump is only the most recent in a long line of US presidents who have overestimated their ability to manage the conflicts in the Middle East.
Through ‘The Queue’, a dystopian novel, Basma Abdel Aziz provides an incisive look into the functioning of dictatorships.
Gulf countries have a history of using migrants’ rights as a tool in their geopolitical strategy.
By taking centre stage at the Astana conference with Turkey as its ally and asserting itself in the Syrian civil war by organising a ceasefire, Russia has re-established itself as a global power of consequence.
In conversation with Pankaj Mishra, author of Age of Anger, on liberal democracy, fascism, faith and where to find hope in such times.
US Muslim and Latino advocates have joined forces in opposing changes to immigration rules by President Donald Trump.
Rights advocates have slammed Trump’s move to suspend the entry of refugees and immigrants from Muslim majority countries, calling the move Islamophobic.
Stepping behind the White House podium for the last time, Obama’s seemed to be addressing an audience of one: the man who will replace him at noon Friday.
In the US, the teaching of Islam is often limited to its religious practice. How Christians, Jews and Muslims borrowed freely from each other in the realm of art, music and literature is seldom discussed.
The fall of Aleppo will only deepen the bloodthirsty sectarianism fuelled by regional powers, who continue to use Syria as a chessboard to further their geopolitical interests.
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Looking back on the life of the Cuban communist and revolutionary and the astonishing impact he had on not just Cuba or Latin America but the whole world.
After a mere eight years in which diplomacy narrowly edged out militarism, the foreign policy elite rallying around Clinton has forgotten the lessons of the George W. Bush era.
Syrian writer and activist Yassin al-Haj Saleh voices his criticism of an international consensus that has come to see the Syrian conflict in Bashar al-Assad’s terms – as a fight against terrorism.
Vijay Prashad’s The Death of the Nation and the Future of the Arab Revolution provides a helpful interpretation of the processes that have led to the current state of the Arab world, but hazards little about the future prospects for the region.
Women’s participation in the Syrian conflict is more diverse and powerful than what is portrayed.
US Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes, said that Obama had no plans to pursue a new Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative before leaving office.