Abdul Rahman
The tenuous deployment of US troops in Iraq

With the resolution of the Iraqi parliament demanding the withdrawal of all foreign troops from the country, the presence of the nearly 5,200 US soldiers has become a major flashpoint

Imperialism’s strategy today: After me, the deluge!

The year 2019 has revealed the rising vulnerability of Pax Americana forcing imperialism to resort to a strategy of constant war and chaos in order to avoid all kinds of potential challenges to its exploitative mission across the globe

Is Afghanistan headed for a run-off election?

As per electoral law, Afghanistan’s election commission has to address the large number of complaints that have emerged following the declaration of preliminary results that declared Ashraf Ghani as the winner

Turkey-GNA deal As the war in Libya escalates, external powers compete over its resources

The proxy war being waged in Libya for almost a decade has heated up with regional and international powers, including Turkey, competing for greater control over the region’s resources

Russia-Ukraine talks Russia-Ukraine agreement could mark the beginning of an end to conflict

Chances for an end to the conflict in Eastern Europe have brightened following the first formal talks in the last three years between both countries’ leadership. The talks were held in Paris under a joint French and German initiative

Trump’s impeachment inquiry and the imponderables ahead

The impeachment process against Donald Trump is picking up pace with a number of key votes coming up. However, it is uncertain what impact it will have on the political scene in the country

US troops US redeployment of troops to Syria is a bid to corner oil fields

Though the stated objective of this policy reversal is to prevent the Islamic State from gaining control over oil fields, it is being speculated that the real reason is to ensure that the Syrian government does not access these resources

Presidential elections do not offer much hope for Afghanistan's war-weary people Presidential elections do not offer much hope for Afghanistan’s war-weary people

As many as 16 candidates are fighting to win the support of more than 9.6 million voters in Afghanistan’s fourth presidential election since 2001. The elections on September 28 are taking place amid rising violence by the Taliban and more attacks by US and government forces

Kamila Shamsie Writers condemn withdrawal of Nelly Sachs award conferred on Kamila Shamsie

The German city of Dortmund withdrew the award it had conferred on Kamila Shamsie, citing her support to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement

Israel elections Israeli elections 2.0: More of the abominable same

In the upcoming Israeli elections, there are no real alternatives to Netanyahu’s hawkish neo-liberal policies and no party that will challenge the illegal and violent occupation of Palestine

Israeli attack on Iraq Israel strikes multiple targets in West Asia, escalating tensions in the region

Israel carried out unprovoked attacks on Iraq, Lebanon and Syria within a span of three days, since Saturday, allegedly to target Iranian allies in these countries.

Is the Saudi-led alliance on the rocks in Yemen? Is the Saudi-led alliance on the rocks in Yemen?

The Southern Transitional Council, which is reportedly supported by the UAE, is feuding with the western-backed government of Abdu Rabbu Masour Hadi, and has taken over the city of Aden

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