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Shiites and Sunnis

Israel's No-State Outcome

Clayton Swisher | Posted 09.09.2014 | World
Clayton Swisher

Just as most combat outposts are either abandoned following a war or overrun in conflict, given present circumstances I believe the same fate awaits what is today called the Israeli state.

Rising Religious Hostilities Ring the Bells of Alarm Across the Globe

Amb. Ufuk Gokcen | Posted 02.09.2014 | Religion
Amb. Ufuk Gokcen

Religious hostilities, intolerance, radicalization, polarization, marginalization, and discrimination are on the rise. It seems that the situation worsens by the day, while the accompanying violence is particularly alarming in Africa and -- to a lesser degree -- in South East Asia.

Lebanon Ready to Collapse

Allan Topol | Posted 02.02.2014 | World
Allan Topol

Two weeks ago, a double suicide bombing outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut killed 23 people and injured 147. This recent development shows the misery of Lebanon, which has continued for more than 50 years, enters a new and dangerous phase.

Saudi Bombs Yemen Rebels

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and SALAH NASRAWI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN'A, Yemen — Saudi Arabia sent fighter jets and artillery bombardments across the border into northern Yemen Thursday in a military incursion ...

'Critical' Cease-Fire In Iraq Appearing To Unravel

McClatchy | Leila Fadel and Nancy A. Youssef | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A cease-fire critical to the improved security situation in Iraq appeared to unravel Monday when a militia loyal to radical Shiite Muslim cleric Muqta...

Shiites Released In Once-Praised Case Over Sunni Deaths

Washington Post | Amit R. Paley and Zaid Sabah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two former high-ranking Shiite government officials charged with kidnapping and killing scores of Sunnis were ordered released Monday after prosecutor...

Iraq's New Job Insecurity Filling Up Citizen Militias

TIME | CHARLES CRAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Iraq, it is big news when a Shi'ite leader extols the virtues of Sunni fighters. But that is what happened just a few days ago, on Dec. 21, when Ab...