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Fighting over oil

Fighting over oil

Sushanto Biswas

Thu, Nov 14 2019

American dominance has become the key shaper in the relationship between the two countries

Season of discontent: Protests flare...

Season of discontent: Protests flare...

World

Wed, Oct 23 2019

Hong Kong has been in turmoil for months, Lebanon's capital Beirut was at a standstill, parts of...

Iran president's brother starts 5 year...

Iran president's brother starts 5 year...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 16 2019

Hossein Fereydoun, who served as an aide to the president, was arrested in July 2017 and put on trial...

The self-destruction of the Islamic...

The self-destruction of the Islamic...

Sarwar Jahan Chowdhury

Mon, Oct 7 2019

The failures, both nation-wide and collective, are enormous

The status quo holds?

The status quo holds?

Esam Sohail

Fri, Sep 27 2019

The new government in Israel is unlikely to make policy changes

How policy capture works

How policy capture works

Akhtar Mahmood

Fri, Jun 14 2019

We need to make our policy systems privilege-resistant 

Illegal Bangladeshi migrants among 158...

Illegal Bangladeshi migrants among 158...

Africa

Mon, Jun 3 2019

The migrants were from Sudan, Chad, Bangladesh, Egypt, Niger, Somalia, Burkina Faso, and Libya

Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress...

Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress...

North America

Sat, May 25 2019

Members of Congress had been blocking sales of offensive military equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United...

Counter-terrorism chief: IS returnees...

Counter-terrorism chief: IS returnees...

Militancy

Tue, Apr 23 2019

Monirul islam says they are also yet to find any evidence to IS’s claims of appointing a chief...

Dispute flares among US officials over...

Dispute flares among US officials over...

World

Thu, Apr 18 2019

The US administration says it is trying to halt Iranian “malign behaviour”

Libya clashes resume with 35 dead, thousands...

Libya clashes resume with 35 dead, thousands...

Middle East

Mon, Apr 8 2019

Having seized control of much of eastern Libya and buoyed by a series of victories in the desert south,...

Hike in Middle East airfare to affect...

Hike in Middle East airfare to affect...

NRB Affairs

Mon, Apr 1 2019

Baira secretary-general suggested two immediate steps to resolve the problem

Erdogan loses hold over Turkish capital,...

Erdogan loses hold over Turkish capital,...

Middle East

Mon, Apr 1 2019

Turkish broadcasters said opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) candidate Mansur Yavas had...

Infographic: Golan Heights claimed by...

Infographic: Golan Heights claimed by...

Middle East

Fri, Mar 22 2019

US President Donald Trump has backed Israel’s claim to sovereignty over the Golan Heights

Israel launches Gaza strikes after rockets...

Israel launches Gaza strikes after rockets...

Middle East

Fri, Mar 15 2019

There was no immediate word of casualties in the air strikes that hit six buildings used by the dominant...

New Assad statue triggers protest in...

New Assad statue triggers protest in...

Middle East

Mon, Mar 11 2019

The Syrian army, aided by Russian airpower and Iranian militias, retook control of Deraa from rebel forces...

US senators pledge to push Trump on...

US senators pledge to push Trump on...

World

Tue, Mar 5 2019

Graham said it was time for more action, but did not elaborate

IS deploys car bombs in defence of last...

IS deploys car bombs in defence of last...

World

Mon, Mar 4 2019

The SDF had said it expected a “decisive battle” on Sunday after advancing gradually for...

Islamic State loyalties linger despite...

Islamic State loyalties linger despite...

Middle East

Wed, Feb 27 2019

The pro-Islamic State loyalties among evacuees showed the potential risk it still poses despite territorial...

Syria force hit by IS attack as tries...

Syria force hit by IS attack as tries...

Middle East

Fri, Feb 22 2019

As the SDF pressed the last IS diehards, a car bomb killed 14 oil workers and six of the Kurdish-led...

India-Pakistan tensions threaten to...

India-Pakistan tensions threaten to...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 20 2019

The prince arrived from a two-day stay in Pakistan as it clashed with its giant neighbour over responsibility...