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  • Aug 04 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

World leaders must step up efforts for refugees and migrants

Headline: World leaders must step up efforts for refugees and migrants Joint public statement: The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, this 19th September, has been called to tackle one of the greatest global challenges of our age: to protect and assist millions of people on the move in search of safety and dignity. More [...]

  • Aug 01 / 2016
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Middle East

«Le gouvernement doit libérer nos enfants, sinon qu’il démissionne»

  «Le gouvernement doit libérer nos enfants, sinon qu’il démissionne» 1151 words 1 August 2016 L’ Orient-Le Jour LOLJO French © Copyright 2016. L’Orient-Le Jour. Droits de reproduction et de diffusion réservés. Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com Company All Rights Reserved.   Rania Raad Tawk | OLJ Les familles des neuf militaires pris en otage par [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Middle East

War crimes probe: Double standards exposed

Muslims around the world observed Eid-ul-Fitr this week, the end of the month-long annual fast in rather sombre mood. Blood-letting sectarian strife has torn them apart in no less a place than West Asia, their citadel. In Saudi Arabia, the holiest of holy places was not spared; nor were other Islamic nations – Iraq, Turkey [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

The moral issues surrounding the Iraq war remain

The moral issues surrounding the Iraq war remain A policy of universal non-intervention won’t solve the ethical dilemma that arises when nations butcher their own people, writes Andrew MacLeod. O n February 3, 2003, a short time before the Iraq war began, I wrote on these pages that Iraq posed a moral dilemma for the [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

What Britain must learn from this failed war

How should Britain change in the light of Sir John Chilcot’s forensic autopsy of the failed Iraq war? Three things stand out.• Britain must be aware of its military limitations; the US can just about deal with two simultaneous full-blown wars. Britain cannot. It has to prioritise and communicate those priorities to its allies. The [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

Rundle: the Chilcot Inquiry, and Iraq’s true history

The frenzied morning that the Chilcot report was released in the UK, Tony Blair appeared at a rare press conference on home soil. This was Blair at his bestworst: the street fighter determined to defend his record and his legacy. The Chilcot report had laid out much, though not all, of the disastrous process by which the [...]