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Iran continues to behave badly, putting its people last amid coronavirus crisis

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

The government of Iran is in a pickle. They are over stretched with nefarious activities around the ......

Steven Bucci

After repatriation from US, I feel safer in Saudi Arabia amid coronavirus crisis

Sunday, 05 April 2020

Two weeks ago, I left the US with a one-way ticket and a heavy heart. After sleepless nights and ......

Layan Damanhouri

Iran prioritizes regional fighting over coronavirus battle

Sunday, 05 April 2020

“If [Americans] want to help Iran, all they need to do is to lift sanctions. Then we can deal with ......

Hussain Abdul-Hussain

How did governments suddenly find the money for a huge coronavirus stimulus?

Sunday, 05 April 2020

As the world wrestles with the coronavirus, some of the economic figures are eye-watering: in the US ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Coronavirus: Why aren't the Italians singing anymore?

Friday, 03 April 2020

At the beginning of the COVID-19 epidemic, a few weeks ago, Italians seemed to have found a moment ......

Ugo Bardi

Turkey’s leak of Istanbul killing shows unlikely marriage with Iran under strain

Thursday, 02 April 2020

Senior Turkish officials last week implicated two Iranian diplomats for instigating the November ......

Aykan Erdemir

Hezbollah’s coronavirus public relations act won’t save Lebanon

Thursday, 02 April 2020

While Lebanon witnesses a continuing rise in the rate of COVID-19 cases, and the public healthcare ......

Hanin Ghaddar

The coronavirus parody: Animals have put humans back in their cages

Thursday, 02 April 2020

For every trying moment we experience it seems there is a quip from Winston Churchill waiting to ......

Hassan Yassin

How the coronavirus pandemic can help good leaders to clean house

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

If the coronavirus death toll makes for grim reading, then the economic fallout is scarcely better. ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Campaign to save the Lebanese diaspora hides wicked plot

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Lebanon is currently under complete lockdown after the Lebanese government declared total ......

Makram Rabah

The coronavirus pandemic puts pregnant women at risk – let’s take care of them

Monday, 30 March 2020

Mariam, 35, is pregnant in a time of uncertainty. Every day, she spends hours on social media trying ......

Dr. Luay Shabaneh

The assassination of an ex-militiaman in Lebanon is President Aoun’s failure

Monday, 30 March 2020

Last week’s story of two ex-militiamen in Lebanon – one released, the other shot dead – shines a ......

Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Coronavirus pandemic is reshaping the geopolitical order

Sunday, 29 March 2020

The novel coronavirus has created pervasive uncertainty across human society and there is no doubt ......

Sultan Althari

Iran campaign for sanctions relief seeks to cover up negligence over coronavirus

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Iran has been mounting a full-court press in recent weeks over the need for sanctions relief. This ......

Jason Brodsky

The coronavirus crisis is the time for the G20 to really show what it can do

Sunday, 29 March 2020

Thursday’s G20 summit hosted by King Salman marked an important step in advancing the global ......

Michael Stephens

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