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Opinion: With English Premier League teams regularly losing money, this Saudi deal is likely more about 'sports washing' than making a profit, writes Kristian Coates Ulrichsen.
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Opinion: Instead of solely blaming Islam or Western colonialism, Muslim societies should practice critical self-reflection and dismantle the "ulema-state" to truly address political and socio-economic problems, writes Ahmet T. Kuru.
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Opinion: Facebook's Oversight Board decision to investigate if there is bias against Palestinians is welcome, yet it is barely tackling an endemic problem, writes Sophie Driscoll.
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20 years after 9/11, the US must face the facts: the main danger against it are terrorists raised in its bosom, and sometimes enrolled in the army it sends worldwide to build states in its own mythologised image, writes Jean Michel Morel.
A general view shows projection during the opening ceremony of the Dubai Expo 2020, on September 30, 2021 [Getty Images]
The cable news giant is an ‘official broadcaster’ of an upcoming UAE state-run, six-month ‘expo’ that is seemingly meant to burnish its global image, writes Eli Clifton.
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Opinion: Despite the progressive blocs' failure to stop the Iron Dome funding in US Congress, the loss is not the end, but rather a harbinger of changes for US-Israeli relations, writes Imad K. Harb.
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Opinion: Israel's alleged use of AI in its assassination program against Iranian nuclear scientists may have enamoured its admirers, but offers no long-term benefit and plenty of moral and legal danger, writes Richard Silverstein.  
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Opinion: Kristalina Georgieva has been a bold leader in confronting the economic fallout of the pandemic and positioning the IMF as a global pioneer on climate change. The efforts now underway to remove her are unjust, writes Joseph E. Stiglitz.
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Opinion: While US President Biden has taken a step toward bringing part of the murky 9/11 investigation into the light, he and US agencies responsible need to go a lot further to reveal the true investigation into 9/11, writes James Connell.
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Opinion: Despite its recent shift towards an anti-Palestinian position under new leadership, the UK Labour Party was never a friend to Palestinians, writes Hamza Ali Shah.