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Over 20 million Yemenis in need of aid: UN

AFP | More than three-quarters of Yemenis are now in need of humanitarian aid as the war between rebels and the Saudi-backed government nears its...

Muslim killed on New Year’s Day highlights violent Islamophobia in India

News Analysis | A Muslim has been beaten to death in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand after reportedly asking a group to stop playing...

Saudi Arabia Blockades Millions After Houthis Launch Missiles

Andrew Korybko | Saudi Arabia is blockading Yemen in response to the Houthis’ weekend missile strike in Riyadh. The Yemeni rebels teamed up with former President...

100 days of Qatar crisis

Ambreen Shabbir | The Qatar-blockade, the diplomatic crisis of 2017 that jiggled the world in different ways, approached its 100 days. There has been no...

Pyongyang slapped with sanctions: Will they work this time?

News Analysis | The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously approved sanctions on North Korea following its sixth nuclear test last Sunday. The resolution was...

The blockade defeats its purpose; Doha revives diplomatic ties with Tehran

News Analysis | Doha has decided to send back its envoy to Tehran after he was recalled 20 months ago over Tehran's deterioration of ties with...

The Gulf crisis: Fake news shines spotlight on psychological warfare

James M. Dorsey | Revelations about two incidents of Gulf-related fake news shine a spotlight on a long-standing psychological war between the UAE and Qatar...

Gulf crisis: A cash cow for the United States?

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The continuity of crisis among the Arab nations demoralizing for the entire Muslim community. The rationality demands its resolution, immediately....

A battle for influence between two monarchies

Yasir Malik | Qatar, a tiny oil-rich nation, an ally of the USA and European powers having a wealth fund of $335 billion is the largest...

Trump risks war with Beijing if US blocks access to South...

The US risks a “large-scale war” with China if it attempts to blockade islands in the South China Sea, Chinese state media has said,...

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