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Maha Akeel: Denying Boko Haram its assumed Islamic identity

Maha Akeel

It seems that not a day passes by without news of attacks by the militant group Boko Haram in Nigeria that claims to do so in the name of Islam, writes Maha Akeel for Al Arabiya. They target innocent civilians, Christian and Muslim. In fact, they have killed more Muslims than non-Muslims; around 80 percent of the victims are Muslims ... Read More »

The Wind of Change hits Saudi Arabia

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The US is gradually moving away from close ties with Saudi Arabia and the GCC, shifting its focus towards Asia, NEO reports. Riyadh does its best to maintain its regional importance, especially in the domain of neutralizing the growing influence of its powerful neighbor in the Persian Gulf – Iran, along with retaining overly ambitious Qatar in its political gravity ... Read More »