Tunisia’s Ben Jafar to Asharq Al-Awsat: Transfering Legislative Powers Temporarily to Govt is Constitutional

Tunis – Kamal bin Younes Tunisia’s Former President of the Constituent Assembly Mustapha Ben Jafar argued that transfering legislative powers temporarily to Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh, according to Chapter 70 of the... Read more »

Former Tunisia PM to Asharq Al-Awsat: Country Fortified against Libyan Tumult

Tunis – Kamal bin Younes Former Tunisian Prime Minister Ali Larayedh stressed that his country is fortified militarily from the security unrest in neighboring Libya. In an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, he... Read more »

The risk of rich countries neglecting poorer ones during the pandemic .. By Ishaan Tharoor

A red cloth hangs in a window April 21 at a home in Bogota, Colombia, where residents have been using them to signal that those in the home are in need of... Read more »

Trump uses the pandemic to push far-right agenda .. By Ishaan Tharoor

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Expelling US Forces From Iraq: Possibility, Implications

On Sunday, Iraq’s parliament held an emergency session and passed a bill calling for foreign forces to withdraw from the country. The bill, aimed essentially at expelling the American forces, comes as... Read more »

World leaders have long mocked each other. With Trump, they mean it .. By Adam Taylor

It’s rarely nice to hear others’ unvarnished views about you. But when you’re the president of the United States — even one whose craving for affirmation requires a daily avalanche of false and misleading... Read more »

World leaders have long mocked each other. With Trump, they mean it … By Adam Taylor

It’s rarely nice to hear others’ unvarnished views about you. But when you’re the president of the United States — even one whose craving for affirmation requires a daily avalanche of false and misleading... Read more »

The UAE steps back from the abyss with Iran .. By Andreas Krieg

We have seen quite a policy shift in Abu Dhabi towards Iran in recent weeks. While Abu Dhabi had been lobbying in Washington for a tougher stance on Tehran – against the interests of Dubai... Read more »

How Iranian MEK went from US terror list to halls of Congress .. By Ali Harb

As soon as Maryam Rajavi, her face beaming across a giant screen, finished speaking, the sky above hundreds of her supporters in the United States filled with red, white and green confetti –... Read more »

As Trump wages a race war, intellectual nationalists try to keep pace .. BY ISHAAN THAROOR

It’s a segment you should watch yourself. At a rally in North Carolina on Wednesday evening, President Trump rattled off mendacious statements about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), a Somali American politician who has... Read more »