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Comment: As Arab-Americans, we feel the sting of both Republican and Democrat foreign policy failures personally. But now is no time for voter apathy, writes Laila Ujayli.

A mass killing and an attack on Kurdish political headquarters suggest ethno-sectarian tensions are flaring again, with many questioning whether Iraq can resolve such disputes under its current system.

Iraq's PM 'dancing with snakes' between US and Iran

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Iraq's PM 'dancing with snakes' between US and Iran

Prime Minister Kadhimi said Iraq is walking a tight rope between Iran and US, as relations deteriorate between the two countries.

Armenia calls for Turkey arms embargo amid Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

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Armenia calls for Turkey arms embargo amid Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Yerevan claims Canadian technology was found in a downed Turkish drone.

What Biden could mean for the Middle East

Stasa Salacanin

What Biden could mean for the Middle East

Analysis: With Joe Biden leading in the polls for US presidential elections, a victory for the Democratic candidate could have major policy ...

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At Stepanakert cemetery, mothers weep for lost sons

At 26-year-old Petrosyan's funeral, friends, family and comrades stood quietly, their faces down and their eyes red, the silence broken only by his mother's sobs.

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The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal risks drone warfare

A drawdown of American diplomacy and the withdrawal of US land forces could instead herald enhanced military involvement in Iraq using air ...

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Azerbaijan using Israeli 'kamikaze' drones in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

An Azeri official has hailed the 'highly effective' Israeli drones.

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Turkey, Iran deploy 'game-changing' drones in north Iraq

Drone use has expanded dramatically in northern Iraq since Turkey launched a new assault in June, analysts and residents say.

US threatens to close Iraq embassy unless rocket-attacks cease

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US threatens to close Iraq embassy unless rocket-attacks cease

The US has threatened to close its embassy and remove its remaining troops from Iraq amid ongoing rocket attacks by militias, potentially ...

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British police 'may deploy Israeli drones'

Police in the United Kingdom are considering using an Israeli drone which was utilised against Palestinians in the 2014 operation on ...

Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

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Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

Arab leaders expressed their concerns in the virtual affair sessions of the General Assembly.

How Iran transformed post-<em>war</em> Iraq ties

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How Iran transformed post-war Iraq ties

In the 17 years since the US-led invasion of Iraq, Iran's ancient allies have cycled through Iraq's corridors of power.

The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

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The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

Iran-backed militias will feel emboldened by a reduction of capable enemies on their doorstep, and could seek to expand their power and ...

Saudi-led coalition launches airstrikes on Yemen's capital Sanaa

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Saudi-led coalition launches airstrikes on Yemen's capital Sanaa

The strikes come during a week of escalation between the warring sides, with the Houthis on Thursday claiming it had struck an "important ...

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Houthis claim drone, missile attack on 'important Riyadh target'

The Houthis claimed to have attacked an 'important target' in Riyadh with a missile and drones, hours after the Saudi-led coalition said it intercepted a rebel drone attack

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Saudi-led coalition intercepts 'explosive-laden drones' launched by Houthi rebels

Saudi coalition forces claimed to have intercepted two Houthi drones in the space of a few hours, the second of which was destroyed over the ...

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US 'War on Terror' displaced 37 million people: report

The humanitarian cost of the US' War on Terror has been huge, a new report has claimed, although its figures have been disputed by some.

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Yemen's Houthis claim 'massive drone attack' on Saudi airport

The Houthis claimed a 'massive attack' on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport, although the kingdom has yet to confirm the reports.

Saudi Arabia downs 'explosive' Houthi <em>drone</em>

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Saudi Arabia downs 'explosive' Houthi drone

An alleged 'explosive' Houthi drone headed towards the Saudi kingdom was downed by the coalition battling the rebels in Yemen, ...

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Macron to hold top-level talks in Baghdad: Iraq officials

An Iraqi government source said France's President Emmanuel Macron will land in Baghdad for top-level talks with officials.

Satellite imagery reveals skyrocketing number of China's internment camps

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Satellite imagery reveals skyrocketing number of China's internment camps

Satellite images from Xinjiang show where hundreds of prisons have been constructed since 2018 to accommodate China's mass incarceration of ...

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

Nazli Tarzi

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

A new generation of digital conservationists are using cutting edge virtual reality technology to revive war-damaged cultural heritage ...

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Sophia Akram

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Book Club: Through essays, artwork, and photographs, this explosive new book documents the global asylum regime as an industry characterised by ...

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