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Saudi Arabia announces $2 billion bailout for Yemen government

AFP | Saudi Arabia announced on Wednesday that it would transfer $2 billion to Yemen's central bank, following desperate calls for funding from the war-torn...

Has Trump’s game plan on Iran been successful?

M K Bhadrakumar |  The US President Donald Trump’s statement on Friday regarding Iran turned out to be high on rhetoric but lacking in substance....

Consequences of abrogating Iran nuclear deal

James M. Dorsey | US President Donald J. Trump’s targeting of a two-year-old agreement curtailing Iran’s ability to produce nuclear weapons could not only spark...

Will Venezuela go the way Libya did after its announcement on...

Andrew Korybko | Venezuela recently announced that it is de-dollarizing its future oil contracts and switching to euros and yuan instead. The move comes after the...

Iran is Trump’s perpetual enemy in the Middle East

News Analysis |  US President Donald Trump said that Iran exports violence, chaos, and bloodshed while its government hides a corrupt dictatorship behind the farce...

Iranian-Syrian World Cup qualifier ripples far beyond the pitch

James M. Dorsey | A nail-biting Iranian-Syrian World Cup qualifier has sent political ripples far beyond the Azadi Stadium’s soccer pitch in Tehran. In a boost...

Focusing on ISIS: Are we losing sight of a bigger enemy...

Michael Kugelman | On April 13, the U.S. military dropped a huge bomb on caves and tunnels used by Islamic State fighters in eastern Afghanistan....

China closes US’ exit door from Iran nuclear deal

M. K Bhadrakumar | The signing of the first commercial contract between China and Iran to redesign Iran’s Arak heavy water reactor is a landmark event in...

“I Rejected Musharraf Deal”: Nawaz Tells PML-N Parliamentary Party under Shadow...

News Analysis During his address to the PML-N parliamentary meeting held in Islamabad on Tuesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif created a bit of media stir...

Can US President take Hudson Institute report on Pakistan seriously?

By Jamal Hussain | A briefing paper on Pakistan was issued to much media hype in February 2017 by the Hudson Institute, a research setup...

Business demands sacrifice? Swedish executives to put Hijab in Iran

Sweden's government takes great pride in being the world's first to have adopted an overtly feminist stance. Nevertheless, a Swedish government minister and her...

Twitter suddenly defines a pro-American mood in Iran

The tension between Iran and the United States have been on the rise since President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning travel from...

Australian PM faces a domestic political storm after the leak reveals...

Tony Walker | The domestic political storm faced by Australia’s prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, after his interaction with the bullying American president can only be...

China’s aid to Nepal: closer relations on horizon worries India

Yubaraj Ghimire China’s pledge for a grant of one billion RMB for post-earthquake reconstruction and border road construction last month came as a new year...

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