Iraq's ruling elite fear the unity of the Iraqi people because it directly undermines their divisive rule.
The EU's sanctions coupled with the international community's endorsement of Greek Cypriot unilateralism dims the hopes for 'gas-for-peace'.
The gathering of a diverse set of French people to combat racism should have been a cause for celebration, but instead, it has demonised by France's intelligentsia.
Saudi Arabia has an incredible opportunity to move away from its complete dependence on oil, but it will need to make a number of structural changes to ensure its plans are not derailed.
While regional powers are playing the long game in Lebanon which is balanced on a knife-edge, Hezbollah digs its heels in when it should be accepting more responsibility for the country's crisis.
For the first time in 127 years, a black man captained the South African national team, the Springboks, to a Rugby World Cup victory. But his story should not fool us into thinking South Africa has overcome its racist past.
The contentious 135-year dispute over the Babri mosque has finally come to an end, and a temple will now replace the mosque built on the orders of the first Mughal King, Babur.
The British parliamentarian became famous for his eloquence, his loud ties and allowing Remain-leading politicians to table emergency debates about Brexit. Now he has left, will British politics ever be the same again?
Israeli politicians no longer have the Palestinians or Arabs to unite voters against and are forced to face battle the country's internal contradictions and deep polarisation.
From exiled opponents of Stalinist rule, such as Trotsky, to Arab scholars fleeing dictatorial regimes, Istanbul has served as a sanctuary for dissident intellectuals.
Iran stands to lose the most in the near future, but Saudi Arabia won't be far behind as protesters across the Arab world demand an end to foreign interference in internal affairs.
Iraqi demonstrators are being killed in the streets for demanding an end to a corrupt status quo propped installed by the US and propped up by Iran.
Growing scepticism of vaccines in Europe, especially in countries like France should be a cause for concern.
Rival Palestinian factions are meeting in attempt to facilitate long-overdue elections in Palestinian territories, but ordinary Palestinians view it with scepticism.
The US and Iran must move past the politics of vengeance and enmity.
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