Category: Arab World
On 14 August Nuri al-Maliki agreed to step aside as Iraqi prime minister, clearing the way for Haydar al-Abadi, the deputy speaker of parliament, to form a government. A divisive figure from
The Islamic State, a hardline Sunni jihadist group that formerly had ties to al-Qaeda, has conquered large swathes of Iraq and Syria. Previously known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
In the Middle East, the battle between the Sunnis and Shi’is (also spelt Shiites) has been going on for quite some time. With one and a half billion Muslims in the world,
Can the left really fall in love with fascist supremacists? The short answer is no. In theory at least, the left stands for justice, fairness, equality and progress. But that is the
Jamal Kanj views a recent UN report on the failure of the Arab states to integrate, and argues that Arabs face a choice between democracy and integration or disintegration and irrelevance.