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US-Iran Match Reflects a Regional Rivalry for Many Arab Fans 

US-Iran Match Reflects a Regional Rivalry for Many Arab Fans 

The US team’s must-win World Cup match against Iran will be closely watched across the Middle East, where the two nations have been engaged in a cold war for over four decades and where many blame one or both for the region’s woes.  Critics of Iran say it has fomented war and unrest across the Ar

Eight Reasons Behind European 'Belated Recognition' of Iran’s Threat

Eight Reasons Behind European 'Belated Recognition' of Iran’s Threat

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen chose the Manama Dialogue platform to reveal an acknowledgement that the Europeans took a long time to “understand a very simple fact that while we work to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons, we must also focus on other forms of weapons p

‘Fear Reigns’ among Syria’s Kurds Following Turkish Strikes 

Kurds in northern Syria who woke to deadly Turkish air strikes overnight expressed fear and anger on Sunday, accusing the United States of abandoning them after they spearheaded the fight against the ISIS group.  In the small city of Al-Malikiyah, in Syria's far northeastern corner, shops were cl

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