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Kurdistan referendum: Another flashpoint in West Asia

By Ameen Izzadeen In what could be a trigger for another major conflict in West Asia, Kurds in Iraq on Monday voted overwhelmingly for separation. More than 92 percent of the people – Kurds and non-Kurds in the autonomous Kurdistan … Continue reading

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If not peace, what’s next after ISIS defeat in Mosul?

By Ameen Izzadeen Iraq’s victory over ISIS in Mosul is not the end of the road for the most ruthless terror group. Neither does it herald the beginning of a peaceful era in the land trod by prophets and peacemakers. … Continue reading

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In hijacking Islam, whose interest is IS serving?

By Ameen Izzadeen Islamic State (IS), whose desert juggernaut is sweeping across Iraq and Syria, is neither Islamic nor a state. It is a terror group whose victims are not only the hapless minorities in Iraq but also Muslims and … Continue reading

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Caliphate: Hysteria or history in the making?

By Ameen Izzadeen On the first day of Ramadan as Muslims worldwide began their month-long fasting period, the Islamic State (IS) which was until then known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) announced the formation of a … Continue reading

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