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Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate as they consider their next steps in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Lebanon and Azerbaijan. The same goes for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president’s brilliance as a fierce defender of Muslim causes, except when there …

Dr Rami Rayess, a well-known journalist and professor of politics, is knowledgeable about the complexity of Lebanese politics, which he openly shared with 961News in an interview. “The more we are divided as Lebanese, the more we should expect intervention from foreign powers,” he said of these political interventions in the country, which had been …

By Ramin Mazaheri (Ramin Mazaheri is the chief Paris correspondent for Press TV and has lived in France since 2009. He has been a journalist for a daily in the United States and has reported in Iran, Cuba, Egypt, Tunisia, South Korea and elsewhere. He is the author of “Socialism’s Ignored Success: Persian Islamic Socialism” …

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during a meeting in Sochi, Russia, September 29, 2021. Sputnik / Vladimir Smirnov / Pool via REUTERS Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate, as the mullahs contemplate their next steps …

By Baria Alamuddin * Evidence of Lebanon’s impending collapse is mounting day by day: around 230,000 citizens have emigrated in the first four months of this year alone, a disproportionate number of them Christians. About 40 percent of Lebanese doctors and 30 percent of its nurses have left; with comparable levels among teachers, lawyers, entrepreneurs …

Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate as they consider their next steps in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Lebanon and Azerbaijan. The same goes for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president’s brilliance as a staunch defender of Muslim causes, except when there …

The future of American engagement in the Middle East is at stake. Two decades of eternal war in Afghanistan and continued military engagement in Iraq and elsewhere in the region have sparked debate over what constitutes an American interest in the Middle East. China, and to a lesser extent Russia, feature prominently in the debate …

Lebanon’s descent into social anarchy, economic despair and sectarian conflict has been abrupt Image Credit: Gulf News Sectarianism may remain the comfort zone of Lebanon’s ruling elite, but if left unchecked, it will become a big problem. In his iconic poem, Pity the Nation, both a sardonic and frightening accusation of the turbulent politics in …

Two years ago, on October 17, 2019, the people took to the streets of Lebanon with an unprecedented sense of unity, calling for the downfall of the entire political and economic power structure that has governed the country since the end of the armed conflict. in 1990. The trigger for this collective mobilization was the …

A woman holds a photo of Sadr movement leader Moqtada al-Sadr as her supporters celebrate the announcement of the preliminary results of the Iraqi parliamentary elections in Baghdad, Iraq on October 11, 2021. REUTERS / Thaier Al-Sudani The future of American engagement in the Middle East is at stake. Two decades of war in Afghanistan …