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Whither Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ‘moderate’ Islam?

Recent Algerian media reports detailing Saudi propagation of a quietist, apolitical yet supremacist and anti-pluralistic form of Sunni Muslim ultra-conservatism raises questions about the scope of...

Map: ISIS empire shrinks by 70 percent in Syria since start...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:50 P.M.) - Since the beginning of 2017, the Islamic State's empire in Syria has shrunk by about 70 percent. Most of...

Syrian forces encounter a dying jihadist army in northeast Hama

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:45 P.M.) – Although not the most fantastic or headline-grabbing operation currently being undertaken by Syrian pro-government forces in comparison to their...

No spirit of liberty – The Salisbury case, Corbyn and the...

Originally posted at Media Lens. Fifteen years ago this month, the US-led 'Shock and Awe' offensive began against Iraq, supposedly to disarm the country of...

The battle of al-Qusayr, 2013 – The underestimated victory: 40-minute OZ...

  Available on AMN Live Stream Patreon for $2. Link here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/battle-of-al-40-11887259 Interview between military and geopolitical analyst Izat Charkatli and Andrew Illingworth, founder of the...

Abby Martin interviews journalist and author Max Blumenthal on the current...

AMN is republishing this video due to it being severely limited on YouTube and outright blocked in 28 countries. Abby Martin interviews journalist and author...

Arab anger: Governments and protesters walk a fine line

A little noticed subtext to furious protests across the Middle East and North Africa against US President Donald J. Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as...

Gulf crisis upends fiction of a separation of sports and politics

The Gulf crisis that has pitted World Cup host Qatar against a United Arab Emirates-Saudi Arabia-led alliance for the past eight months is showing...

Egyptian President Al-Sisi steps up repression to cover policy failure

Egyptian general-turned-president Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi would likely be the first to admit that an iron fist is no guarantee for retaining power. Not because...

Expanding regional rivalries: Saudi Arabia and Iran battle it out in...

It’s the pot calling the kettle black. As Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of seeking to encircle it with its support for Houthi rebels in...