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Editorial: Free Press, American as Apple Pie – Informs People, Exposes Truth, Checks Abuse of ...

The notion of freedom of the press is enshrined in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. It is part of this nation’s core values, part of this nation’s history and commitment to the liberty of its people.

Saudi Arabia’s Contest with Canada Escalates, Sending Clear Messages of Saudi Autonomy

The escalating diplomatic rancor between Saudi Arabia and Canada is snowballing fast, but it is not just about Saudi Arabia and Canada. Saudi Arabia’s dramatic responses to Canada’s “insulting” tweet are coded political messages to its rivals and allies alike to stand down.  
Sunni-Shia Conflict Myth: Politicizing Minor Religious Differences

Why Hezbollah Continues to Thrive in Lebanon

According to recent post-election polling, Hezbollah enjoys the confidence of slightly over 50% of the respondents, representing those who voted and those who did not.
Souad Abderrahim

Tunisia’s Progressive Stance on Women’s Rights One Year after Adoption of Anti-Violence Law

A year ago, the Tunisian parliament passed the country’s first law that criminalizes gender-based violence. The bill, passed on July 26, 2017, received the approval of 146 out of 217 possible votes.
Elections in Libya

Elections in Libya Mired in Controversy

The leading political factions in Libya represented by Fayez al-Sarraj, President of the Presidency Council of Libya, Aguila Saleh, President of the House of Representatives (HoR), Khaled Meshri, President of the High State Council (HSC), and, General Khalifa Haftar, Commander of the LNA, agreed on May 29th in Paris to a UN supervised process for new elections by December 10th for president and parliament.
Nador’s Migrant Camps: A Human Catastrophe

Nador’s Migrant Camps: A Human Catastrophe

Moroccan authorities spent the first week of Ramadan dismantling migrant camps in the north of the country.
You Don’t Get a Seat at the Table if You Won’t Sit at the Table

US Leaves UN Human Rights Council (You Don’t Get a Seat at the Table if You Won’t Sit at the Table)

United States Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday, June 19 that the U.S. will withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) over allegations that the U.N. is chronically biased against Israel.