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Iran’s provocations may prove costly

by Claude Salhani – Iran has threatened to resume its nuclear programme and its Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has continued to provoke the US Navy in the Arabian Gulf, putting into question an international…



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Sudan: The Arab world’s and Africa’s forgotten conflict

http://www.thearabweekly.com/Opinion/9012/Sudan%3A-The-Arab-world%E2%80%99s-and-Africa%E2%80%99s-forgotten-conflict by Claude Salhani Unlike conflicts in the Middle East and parts of Africa that grab the spotlight and make front-page news in the world’s leading media outlets, the armed conflicts that have plagued Sudan…


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Is a new Palestinian intifada on the way?

by Claude Salhani The UN Security Council convened in an emergency session to address the violence that flared up once again in the Holy Land as Israelis and Palestinians exchanged bullets, tear gas and knife…


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What’s next after Mosul and Raqqa?

By Claude Salhani Units of the Iraqi Army’s special forces, trained and supported by the United States, celebrated their victory over the Islamic State (ISIS) in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. In the war…




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Both sides in Syrian civil war are breaking the rules

By Claude Salhani Human rights groups have accused Syrian opposition groups supported by the United States in Syria of having used white phosphorus-loaded munitions in what is appearing to be the final push on the…


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A sickening perversion of the faith

By Claude Salhani The terrorist attacks in Manchester and London have brought to light many points in the war to defeat a sick and cowardly ideology led by maniacal men who feel no remorse in…