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Libya's warlord Haftar wages war for power control

Guma El-Gamaty

Libya's warlord Haftar wages war for power control

Comment: If Haftar is successful, it could derail any hopes of transitioning to a constitutional, democratic Libya, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Saudi women activists should be honoured, not imprisoned

Adam Coogle

Saudi women activists should be honoured, not imprisoned

Comment: Loujain al-Hathloul has been on a cruel and unpredictable rollercoaster ride since her imprisonment in Saudi Arabia, writes Human ...

Revolution and repression on the streets of Algeria

Malia Bouattia

Revolution and repression on the streets of Algeria

Comment: The president's resignation also marked the start of the counter revolution, but so far, the Algerian people are still one step ahead, ...

Aid will never be a substitute for Palestinian statehood

Ramona Wadi

Aid will never be a substitute for Palestinian statehood

Comment: Much like the Oslo Accords, if Trump's 'Deal of the Century' offers ...

Lawrence Pintak

Trump's raw meat for the Islamophobic trolls

Comment: The president's own tweets are feeding into a disturbing online echo chamber of Islamophic trolls, write Lawrence Pintak, Brian J. Bowe, and Jonathan Albright.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Hadi's return to Yemen's parliament shores up Saudi interests

Comment: Yemeni president Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi's rare visit to parliament is likely provoke further tensions and serve Saudi interests, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

Paul Iddon

Is it time to consider a more federalised Iraq?

Comment: Could granting more autonomy to the oil-rich region of Basra help its residents improve their livelihood? asks Paul Iddon.

Saudi Arabia's true reformers are being kept behind bars

Sam Hamad

Saudi Arabia's true reformers are being kept behind bars

Comment: The repressive and patriarchal Saudi regime continues its brutal crackdown on women's rights activists, and is anything but a force for ...

Sudan's revolution risks being stolen from under our noses

Bashair Ahmed

Sudan's revolution risks being stolen from under our noses

Comment: Bashir's state of emergency remains in place and no sight of a civilian government is emerging. This is a critical time for Sudan's revolution, writes Bashair Ahmed.

CJ Werleman

A savage new campaign to wipe out surviving Rohingya

Comment: There's growing evidence the military junta in Myanmar is using its ground offensive against separatists as a pretext to 'clean out,' the remaining Rohingya, writes CJ Werleman.

Bahey el-Din Hassan

Egypt: The permanent coup

Comment: Egypt is expected to adopt constitutional reform that will eradicate the achievements of the 2011 revolution and allow Sisi to remain in power until 2034, writes Bahey el-Din Hassan.

Imad K. Harb

Beware the military management of Algerian and Sudanese transitions

Comment: Protesters should be cautious and refuse to relinquish the process of change to the military, writes Imad K. Harb.