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A view from Tehran's street as a citizen reading the news regarding the U.S. elections in newspapers, on November 09, 2020 in Tehran, Iran [Getty Images]
Unfortunately too much time has passed and there may be no compelling reason for either side to return to talks, writes Roxane Farmanfarmaian.
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With the Pandora Papers exposure on how the world's most powerful people hide their wealth, property laws have long been written by and for the wealthy, giving the public ample reason to suspect that the system may be rigged, writes Katharina Pistor.
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Zakaria Zubeidi's story illustrates that no matter if Palestinians choose armed struggle or non-violent means, Israel will always choose war, writes Abu Bakr Bashir.
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Opinion: Despite promises of walking back on Trump-era policies on Palestine, both the Biden administration and the United Nations will likely maintain the gains made for Israel, writes Ramona Wadi.
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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.