Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires

by Juan Cole John Ricardo Irfan "Juan" Cole is an American academic and commentator on the modern Middle East and South Asia. He is Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. Since 2002, he…
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Iran supporting ceasefire leading to lasting peace in Yemen

Mohammad Abdul Salam, the spokesman for the Yemeni Ansarullah movement and the head of the negotiating team of Yemen’s National Salvation government, met with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in Tehran on Sunday. Stressing…
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Activists Worldwide Mark Boycott-PUMA Global Day of Action

Thousands of activists around the world participated on Saturday in the #BoycottPUMA Global Day of Action. against the sportswear company’s sponsorship of the Israeli Football Association and the resulting complicity in the Israeli apartheid…
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Syria: US military convoy carrying equipment exits from Al-Hasakah

The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) said that "the US forces convoy loaded with military equipment existed Syrian territory toward their bases in northern Iraq through the illegitimate Al-Waleed border crossing." Local sources from…
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Iran calls European statement on nuclear talks Unconstructive

The latest statement by Britain, France and Germany saying they had "serious doubts" about Iran's intentions to revive a 2015 nuclear deal is "unconstructive" and "in breach of goodwill," the Iranian Foreign Ministry said Saturday in a release…
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Retired general: US has ‘very limited ability’ to see into Afghanistan

Retired Gen. Frank McKenzie on Sunday warned about what he sees as a reduced intelligence capability in Afghanistan after the United States withdrew ground troops last year. “I think that we have a very, very limited ability to see into…
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Exclusive: US ‘agrees’ to release Afghan funds through Swiss bank

Sources privy to negotiations say that Washington is working on a plan to deposit $3.5 billion with the Bank of International Settlements and have the money distributed under a third-party monitoring system. The United States has agreed…