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IRGC releases footage of confronting US piracy targeting Iranian oil in Sea of Oman

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) releases detailed footage of its confrontation late last month against an American act of piracy targeting an Iranian...

MBZ is performing a U-turn that could reshape the Middle East

For years, Emirati foreign policy has been a disaster. Now, on the anniversary of the fundamentally flawed Abraham Accords, a rethink is underway   The fall...

How 9/11 and the ‘war on terror’ tore the Arab world apart

The seeds of destruction were already planted with prior decades of colonialism propping up corrupt, weak governments. Today in our series 9/11 at 20: A week...

Deadly attack on Israeli-operated ship off Oman coast was carried out by drone, US Navy says

The attack that killed two people aboard an Israeli-operated vessel off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea on Thursday, is believed to...

Rare protests in Oman over jobs draw massive police response

Scattered protests in Oman over layoffs and poor economic conditions have drawn a massive police presence in at least one city in the sultanate,...

The Sultan, the Imam and the Question of Oman

The tension between Oman’s outward-looking coastal regions and its religious interior came to a head in the 20th century. Would the country...

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Michael Klare, Welcome to the New Cold War in Asia

For a moment, imagine an upside-down military world. Instead of U.S. guided-missile destroyers and other ships regularly carrying out “freedom of...

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