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France's Marine Le Pen: The illusion of feminism

Is the gender issue looming large in the French Presidential elections or, as with most things, the French do it differently? Unlike in the US, for instance, where Marine Le Pen’s gender and its impact on the electorate’s choice would … Continue reading

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France's Marine Le Pen: The illusion of feminism

Is the gender issue looming large in the French Presidential elections or, as with most things, the French do it differently? Unlike in the US, for instance, where Marine Le Pen’s gender and its impact on the electorate’s choice would … Continue reading

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France's Marine Le Pen: The illusion of feminism

Is the gender issue looming large in the French Presidential elections or, as with most things, the French do it differently? Unlike in the US, for instance, where Marine Le Pen’s gender and its impact on the electorate’s choice would … Continue reading

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Libya seizes oil tankers after shootout at sea

Libya’s coastguard has seized two foreign-flagged tankers and detained their crews for allegedly smuggling oil after an hours-long gun battle off the west coast. Analysis: What has led to rampant refugee child abuse in Libya? The coastguard spotted the vessels … Continue reading

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Libya seizes oil tankers after shootout at sea

Libya’s coastguard has seized two foreign-flagged tankers and detained their crews for allegedly smuggling oil after an hours-long gun battle off the west coast. Analysis: What has led to rampant refugee child abuse in Libya? The coastguard spotted the vessels … Continue reading

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Libya seizes oil tankers after shootout at sea

Libya’s coastguard has seized two foreign-flagged tankers and detained their crews for allegedly smuggling oil after an hours-long gun battle off the west coast. Analysis: What has led to rampant refugee child abuse in Libya? The coastguard spotted the vessels … Continue reading

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'Juarez is waiting for you': Violent city tries tourism

Ciudad Juarez, Mexico – In the early 1970s, Richard Wright, a native of El Paso, Texas, began crossing the then porous US-Mexico border into the northern Mexican community of Ciudad Juarez – a place once deeply connected to his home city … Continue reading

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Kurdish-Arab force makes gains against ISIL in Tabqa

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have advanced against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) near the armed group’s stronghold in Raqqa in northern Syria, according to a monitor. The SDF, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab … Continue reading

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US drone strike kills five suspected al-Qaeda fighters

A US drone strike has killed five suspected members of al-Qaeda in central Yemen, according to local news media and a government security official. Yemen Ajel, a local news website, reported that the drone fired three consecutive missiles at 12:30am local time on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Iranians still waiting for dramatic economic change

Tehran – The Grand Bazaar in Iran’s capital bustles with shoppers strolling past stacks of gold brocade pillowcases, rows of gleaming coffeepots and bins filled with red barberries. The din of afternoon chatter echoes off the bazaar’s high ceilings. But … Continue reading

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