Why is Netanyahu trying to disband the UNRWA?

By Hanin Abou Salem On June 11, 2017, the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for the dismantling of the UN agency that aids millions of Palestinian refugees, accusing it of stoking anti-Israeli sentiments and perpetuating the Palestinian refugee problem. Netanyahu, after a meeting with the US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, in Jerusalem, More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The world has abandoned South Sudanese refugees

By Khairunissa Dhala At just 37 years of age, Joyce has seen it all. She’s stared into the abyss of human cruelty and lived to tell the story. In September 2016, soldiers stormed her home in Kajo Keji, South More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Why did Qatar leave the Djibouti -Eritrea border?

By Sultan Barakat The media has been quick to associate Qatar’s decision to withdraw its peacekeeping forces from the disputed Djibouti-Eritrea border with the Gulf crisis. This connection was most likely made More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 15th, 2017

How Will British Dig Themselves Out of Their Brexit Hole?

Jamie Dettmer For the next few days — and possibly weeks, the British will be negotiating with themselves about what they want, nearly three months after Prime Minister May invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Qatar, the UAE and the Libya connection

By Guma El-Gamaty The recent outbreak of diplomatic and political turmoil between key Gulf countries – namely Qatar on one side and Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain supported by Egypt on the other – More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 12th, 2017

The ‘Trump factor’ and the implosion of the Gulf union

By Mohammed Cherkaoui The current escalation in the Gulf derives its animosity from a collision between two doctrines: the Emirati-Saudi-Bahraini push for realpolitik and alleged pragmatism versus Qatar’s commitment More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 9th, 2017

Why is Turkey deploying troops to Qatar?

By Birce Bora Only two days after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed diplomatic relations with Qatar for its alleged support of “terrorist organisations”, Turkey’s parliament More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Making sense of recent protests in Morocco

By KenzaOumlil KenzaOumlil is Assistant Professor in Communication and Gender at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco. The recent protests in the Rif region in Morocco were actually ignited back in October More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Remembering the great Muhammad Ali as a black Muslim

By Adama Juldeh Munu It came as a shock to all of us. A man who seemed invincible could not defeat his own mortality. He was known to be suffering from poor health, but it was no less of a blow. And for many Muslim More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Africa and Turkey at the threshold of a lasting partnershi̇p

By Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu Africa is undergoing immense change. The positive transformation is fueled by the hard work, resilience and perseverance of Africans young and old who are determined to turn the page of poverty. More...