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How do religion and politics currently interact?

A few months ago, the Prime Minster of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, was visiting President Putin, attempting to illustrate a political …

Donald Trump – what should Arab millennials expect?

This year’s election of Donald Trump will determine the fate of many Americans and the rest of the world population. …

Who cares if the Middle-East is incompatible with democracy?

This article is a response to an article by Osama Filali Naji claiming that democracy is compatible with the Middle …

Where does the term “Arab Spring” originate?

When I first moved to the Middle East, to Egypt in September 2010, the talk on the street was of …

The grand problem of the French-British alliance on Syria

By Osservatorio Italiano From http://osservatorioitaliano.org/read/149251/italia-il-grande-problema-dellasse-francobritannico-sulla-siria France and Great Britain fear a repeat in Syria of the Libyan scenario, i.e. a transfer …

The Middle-East is compatible with democracy

I would like to thank Laura Hawkes for her inputs to this article. I would also like to thank Lorenzo …

The Arab Spring – 5 years on

Five years ago, a series of unprecedented uprisings and demonstrations broke out in countries across the Middle East and North …

Could Russia intervene in Libya as it did in Syria?

Throughout much of his time as President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin has shown a willingness to use violence …

Which heritage sites are IS targeting and why?

Aside from the incalculable loss and displacement of human lives, during the course of conflict, another casualty of war is …