The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Kurdish battle positions Kurds as US ally against Iran
By James M. Dorsey There may be a silver but risky lining for Kurdish nationalists in their devastating loss of Kirkuk and other c...
Monday, October 16, 2017
Countering supremacy: Johor Sultan battles Muslim equivalent of Islamophobia
By James M. Dorsey Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, the sovereign of the Malaysian state of Johor, does not mince his words. His ...
Friday, October 13, 2017
Saudi Arabia's Revolution From the Top Has No Place for Critics (JMD quoted on Bloomberg)
Saudi Arabia's Revolution From the Top Has No Place For Critics By Vivian Nereim and Glen Carey October 12...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Soccer success has a price: Pressure builds to lift Egypt’s stadium ban
By James M. Dorsey With Egypt qualifying for World Cup finals for the first time in 28 years and a crackdown on militant soccer...
Monday, October 9, 2017
US-Turkish visa spat: A fight for basic freedoms
By James M. Dorsey Moves by the United States and Turkey that largely ban travel of their nationals between the two countries is...
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Battling for independence: Small states stake their claim
Source: EurAsia Daily / Nerinaazad.net By James M. Dorsey The Gulf crisis that pits a United Arab Emirates-Saudi-led allianc...
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