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Bangladesh looks to Saudi Arabia in twist of irony

24 April, 2018

Comment: Bangladesh is enlisting Saudi Arabia's help to help counter militant Islam, but the Gulf kingdom has yet to end to its own multiple ultra-conservative practices, writes James M. Dorsey.

The Iraq Report: Sexual abuse of displaced women, children

17 April, 2018

In-depth: Our round-up of this week in Iraq

Indonesia jails IS-linked bomb mastermind for nine years

10 April, 2018

Jakarta twin bombing mastermind Kiki Muhamad Iqbal has been sentenced to nine years in prison for his role in the attack that killed three policemen.

Moderating Islam: Saudi Prince Mohammed walks on shaky ground

05 April, 2018

Comment: If Mohammed bin Salman continues to whitewash his family's role, whip former allies into subservience and suppress expressions of dissent, his reforms will be unsuccessful, writes James Dorsey.

Malala visits Pakistan district where she was shot

31 March, 2018

The brief trip by the 20-year-old Nobel laureate is a highly symbolic moment for Pakistan, which regularly touts Swat as a success story in its long battle with extremism.

The Iraq Report: Turkey threatens to invade Iraq

30 March, 2018

Our weekly round-up of the latest from Iraq.

Kurdish self-rule in northwest Syria 'enters its final days'

17 March, 2018

Kurdish-Afrin has been surrounded by Turkish and Syrian rebel forces and appears about to fall in the coming days. Adi Smajić and Paul Mcloughlin report how this will be achieved.

It's time to call the PKK by its name

16 March, 2018

Comment: The recent spillover of the PKK's operations into Europe suggests it's time to reassess the organisation's actions, writes Kyle Orton.

Saudi Arabia issues cinema licences for first time

02 March, 2018

The move is another step towards opening the Saudi market to regional and international theatre chains, which have long eyed the kingdom as the Middle East's last untapped mass market.

The Iraq Report: No ‘post-IS phase’

01 March, 2018

Our round-up of this week in Iraq

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