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The Saudi-Iranian Escalation Will Bring Even More Bloodshed to the Mideast

Ian Bremmer | Posted 01.07.2017 | World
Ian Bremmer

The current fight will play out not in Saudi Arabia or Iran, but in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Yemen. Diplomatic breakthrough to these conflicts depends on the willingness of Saudi Arabia and Iran to pressure their proxies to make peace. The current enmity will make that nearly impossible for the foreseeable future.

We Cannot Defeat ISIS Until We Stop Iran and Saudi From Pouring Fuel on the Sectarian Fire

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 07.22.2016 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -- The Saudi curriculum is laced with references faulting any minority that doesn't follow Wahhabi teachings, referring to them as "deviants" and "polytheists." And Iran's continuous support for its sectarian proxies has widened the Shia-Sunni divide and prompted Saudi Arabia to launch its current war against the Houthis. While both sides fuel the flames, ISIS is thriving in the fire.

America, Turkey and Saudi Arabia Are Pouring Fuel on the Fire in Syria

Behlül Özkan | Posted 05.14.2016 | World
Behlül Özkan

ISTANBUL -- The U.S., Turkey and Saudi Arabia have effectively created a new Afghanistan on the shores of the Mediterranean.

Intra-Faith Muslim Violence Soars In Pakistan

Religion News Service | Naveed Ahmad | Posted 02.03.2014 | Religion

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (RNS) Qadeer Abbasi is recovering from a broken arm in his two-room shanty home not far from the capital, Islamabad. On Nov. 1...