As Baghdad celebrates 'dual victory', protesters vow to overthrow entire political elite

2019-12-01
Resignation of premier and football victory provide respite to protesters grief over slain comrades ...

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US raid in Syria

2019-10-28
Military commander in Idlib and others living nearby describe eight helicopters swooping in at low altitude, multiple explosions and three-hour ...

Fifth wave of protests in Iraq 2019, Look for its future

2019-10-26
the protests launched in most of south and middle cities of Iraq. A protestations continued six days ...

What Kind of Capitalism Do We Want?

2019-12-03
What kind of capitalism do we want? That may be the defining question of our era. If we want to ...

How World Bank Arbitrators Mugged Pakistan

2019-12-01
Wall Street hedge funds and lawyers have turned an arcane procedure of international treaties into a money machine, at the ...

Will China Confront a Revolution of Rising Expectations?

2019-11-25
Amid much discussion of the challenges facing the Chinese economy, the line-up of usual suspects typically excludes the most worrying ...

An Expiry Date for Despots?

2019-12-11
A new wave of Arab uprisings suggests that the authoritarian bargain of the past may be collapsing. ...

Can Iran Outlast Trump?

2019-12-11
Rather than attempting to beat Iran into submission with escalating economic sanctions, the international community should be attempting to guide ...

After the Lebanon Protests: Between the Party of God and Party of the People

2019-11-25
Lebanons protesters succeeded in one of their demands: the resignation of the countrys embattled Prime Minister. After the seismic protests, ...

One mans 10-year experiment to record every moment

2019-12-11
A Spanish scientist records all his activities so he can learn how to live more effectively. But what do you ...

In deprived areas, depression hits men harder

2019-12-01
One study suggests in low income areas, males have poorer mental health than women. ...

The bias that can cause catastrophe

2019-11-28
The outcome bias erodes your sense of risk and makes you blind to error, explaining everything from fatal plane crashes ...

Why End the Global Media Crisis?

2019-11-28
Despite its scope and complexity, the crisis in the news media is far from intractable. Addressing it will require the ...

The Arab Winter of Discontent

2019-11-07
Following mass uprisings in Algeria and Sudan this summer, protesters have now taken to the streets in Lebanon and Iraq ...

The fight to keep the internet free and open for everyone

2019-11-04
Connecting the world is seen as a humanitarian mission for some technology evangelists – but ensuring a free and open ...

Diyanet – Turkey's religious authority that makes millions

2019-10-30
Turkeys highest religious authority brings in huge profits, say experts. But as a historic brewery in Istanbul faces demolition, critics ...

Islamophobia Embraced As Anti-Globalization Tool – OpEd

2019-08-26
Nationalist populists rely on fake news, special interests and us-versus them narratives – targeting Muslims as scapegoats and ignoring larger ...

The truth about Muhammad

2019-07-17
Publishing the Quran and making it available in translation was a dangerous enterprise in the 16th century, apt to confuse ...

How the world came to run on coffee

2019-10-15
Coffee was once a little-known delicacy used to aid religious rituals. ...

Why No One Answers Their Phone Anymore

2018-06-01
Telephone culture is disappearing. ...

Why Orwell’s 1984 could be about Now

2018-05-21
Audiences around the world are re-reading George Orwells 1984, which is a handbook for difficult times ...
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