Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may be seeking to revert his kingdom to an unspecified form of moderate Islam but erasing the impact of 40 years of global funding...Read more
Originally posted at Media Lens. Fifteen years ago this month, the US-led 'Shock and Awe' offensive began against Iraq, supposedly to disarm the country of its 'weapons of mass destruction'....Read more
In his effort to improve Saudi Arabia’s badly tarnished image and project the kingdom as embracing an unidentified form of moderate Islam, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has hinted...Read more
The Russians hacked our election. The Russians attacked our democratic process. You have heard these claims from the media and politicians for well over a year. Then, the recent federal...Read more
The Middle East’s nuclear technology clock is ticking as nations pursue peaceful capabilities that potentially leave the door open to future military options. Concern about a nuclear arms race is...Read more
It was a stunning announcement, stunning because of what was said and maybe equally as stunning because it was honest. Secretary of Defense James Mattis says there is no evidence...Read more
The Gulf crisis that has pitted World Cup host Qatar against a United Arab Emirates-Saudi Arabia-led alliance for the past eight months is showing up the fiction of a separation...Read more
The Middle East has a knack for sucking external powers into its conflicts. China’s ventures into the region have shown how difficult it is to maintain its principle of non-interference in the internal...Read more
It’s the pot calling the kettle black. As Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of seeking to encircle it with its support for Houthi rebels in Yemen as well as Qatar, the...Read more
Saudi Arabia, in an indication that it is serious about shaving off the sharp edges of its Sunni Muslim ultra-conservatism, has agreed to surrender control of the Great Mosque in...Read more
BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:15 A.M.) - The Iranian Armed Forces began "major missile exercises" in the Sea of Oman on Tuesday,...Read more
BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:20 P.M.) - The Jordanian army announced on Friday that "the eastern military region thwarted today, Friday, at...Read more
BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 P.M.) - The RIA Novosti Agency published a video of a helicopter belonging to the organizers of...Read more
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