Murat Sofuoglu is a staff writer at TRT World.
France’s ‘radical’ interpretation of secularism, which is distinctly different from Anglo-Saxon tradition, clashes with its integration project, preventing people from different faiths and backgrounds to reconcile differences.
Emmanuel Macron, who emerged as a political alternative to France’s growing far-right, seems to be morphing into the far-right.
It was another hellish day in Baghdad as Hashd al Shaabi attacked the KDP office in the Green Zone.
Addis Ababa appears to be doing very little to protect its migrant citizens who are facing brutality of both the Saudi government and Yemen’s Houthis rebels.
Both Yemen’s Houthis and Riyadh have committed horrible atrocities against Ethiopian migrants, rights groups say.
Ankara’s stance on Palestine and its support for democracy, resonates with the Arab public, a recent survey shows.
The international group is meant to be neutral, but it has been co-chaired by the US, Russia and France — the countries with large Armenian diasporas.
Despite increasing attacks led by Iran-backed Shia militias in Baghdad, Washington wants to avoid a major escalation of tensions ahead of the crucial US elections. Tehran has its own reasons to de-escalate.
Iran seems to be quietly backing Armenia in the conflict.
While some Arab countries like Algeria and Qatar strongly oppose any normalisations with Israel, others, like Saudi Arabia, are holding back their official position and treading cautiously.
Except for Arab autocrats aligned with Western powers, much of the Middle East supports the Palestinian cause, according to several opinion polls.
The Arab world's silent majorities see the UAE-Bahrain move to normalise relations with the Israel as a betrayal to the Palestinian cause.
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