by Hilal Khashan* – Geopolitical Futures Last month, Lebanese President Michel Aoun left office, after his term expired, without a designated successor in place. Power vacuums are not uncommon in Lebanon. Aoun’s own election in 2016 ended a 29-month vacancy...
  By Martin Chulov* – The Guardian Mahsa Amini’s death in custody is fast becoming another moment of reckoning for the Iranian regime that fears a popular revolt more than it fears staring down the rest of the world. Four days after...
The editorial piece by our director, Raffaele Crocco  It remains surprising how World, at least our western World, looks at Israel's continued military occupation of the Palestinian territories: as if it didn't see it. Let us summarise what happened with Operation...
by Ambra Visentin The final proposal is now on the table. It lays the conditions for a return to the rules of the 2015 agreement, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and signed by the P5+1' (the five...
By Futura D'Aprile It is now two years since the village of Hasankeyf in Turkish Kurdistan was submerged by the waters of the Ilisu dam. All that remains of the settlement that once stood along the banks of the Tigris...
  by Jennifer Zacharia* – Boston Review During the summer of 1998, my cousin Shireen’s alarm would wake us both at 6 a.m. every morning. She shared her room with me while I worked in Palestine during that time. When the...
By Camilla Ballerini The organization "Open Society Foundations" in 2021 published a new report "A Passage to Justice - Selected Yemeni civil society views for transitional justice and long-term accountability in Yemen". The report is based on interviews with Yemeni...
June is the international Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. To start this yearly appointment, we have decided to narrate one of the activities of our partner, the humanitarian NGO INTERSOS. In Jordan, mission chief Barbara Foresti explains her team's...
By Ken Klippenstein - The Intercept_ Last month, as part of a regional tour, CIA Director William Burns quietly met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah, a port city in western Saudi Arabia. The unusual meeting,...
By Alice Pistolesi  Violence broke out even at the funeral of journalist Shereen Abu Akleh, killed on 11 May while following an Israeli raid on the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank. At the funeral of the Al Jazeera reporter,...

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