Iran state TV fires managers over ‘insult’ to Sunni Muslims

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Iranian state TV has fired two channel managers over a live program deemed insulting to Sunni ......

Is Iraq’s ‘Guardians of Religion’ aiming for a ‘Sunni region’?

Wednesday, 02 January 2019

A new movement “Guardians of Religion” was established lately after attracting remnants ......

Iranian Sunni cleric shot, killed in northern Iran

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency says a Sunni cleric who had worked to reconcile Sunnis ......

Muqtada al-Sadr to Iraq’s Sunnis: Stay away from dagger of treason

Sunday, 14 October 2018

In a statement directed at the Iraqi Sunnis and Sunni politicians, Sadrist movement leader Muqtada ......

Abdul Mehdi and the Iraqi fireball

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Ghassan Charbel is the Editor-in-Chief of London-based Al Sharq al-Awsat newspaper. Ghassan's Twitter handle is @GhasanCharbel.


Punish ignorant people who promote sectarianism

Friday, 20 July 2018

Mohammed Al Shaikh is a Saudi writer with al-Jazirah newspaper. He tweets @alshaikhmhmd


How Qatar, Iran colluded to force Shiite demography on Syria-Lebanon border town

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

A recent report by BBC on Qatar’s involvement in paying over $1 billion ransom to a terrorist ......

Sunni preacher killed by unidentified gunmen in southern Iran

Friday, 06 July 2018

A Sunni preacher was shot dead in Khash, south of Iran, the Iranian Fars news agency reported. ......

Shirazi religious channels, hijacking the Shiite sphere

Friday, 06 July 2018

Hassan AlMustafa is Saudi journalist with interest in middle east and Gulf politics. His writing focuses on social media, Arab youth affairs and Middle Eastern societal matters. His twitter handle is @halmustafa.


Lebanon’s Sunni resurgence

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Makram Rabah is a lecturer at the American University of Beirut, Department of History. His forthcoming book Conflict on Mount Lebanon: The Druze, the Maronites and Collective Memory (Edinburgh University Press) covers collective identities and the Lebanese Civil War.


ANALYSIS: Iraq parliamentary election paves way for new faces on political scene

Saturday, 12 May 2018

Iraq's one-party rule collapsed in April 2003; a rule that was inherited by a political class that ......

How Lebanon new vote rules will keep old guard in power

Friday, 27 April 2018

Lebanese will have a first opportunity in nine years to vote in a general election which started ......

In power for 15 years, Iraq’s Shiites split ahead of crucial vote

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein’s oppression for decades, Iraq’s Shiites ......

Voters and candidates in Iraq’s election: Here is all you need to know

Monday, 23 April 2018

Iraqis are set to head to the polls on May 12 for parliamentary elections. At the end of the ballot, ......

Lebanese elections and regional dimensions

Friday, 06 April 2018

Radwan al Sayed is a Lebanese thinker and writer who attained a bachelor degree from the Faculty of Theology at al-Azhar University and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Tübingen in Germany. He has been a scholar of Islamic studies for decades and is the former editor-in-chief of the quarterly al-Ijtihad magazine. Radwan is also the author of many books and has written for Arab dailies such as al-Ittihad, al-Hayat and ash-Sharq al-Awsat.