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(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba via AFP/FILE)
July 16, 2018 - 12:23 GMT
Erdogan is reforming the political system of Turkey into a personalist regime. As his internal power grows, so too are his global ambitions.
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July 12, 2018 - 10:38 GMT
As Iranian presence in Syria becomes cemented, Israel may begin to lobby Assad directly as a counter-balance.
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba via AFP/FILE)
July 11, 2018 - 12:28 GMT
The British establishment seems untroubled by the humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen.
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba via AFP/FILE)
July 11, 2018 - 09:00 GMT
Al Bawaba spoke with mercenary expert Sean McFate to understand how the paradigms of war are changing, and that shapes the relationship between citizen, state and military.
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
June 21, 2018 - 13:04 GMT
China is making human rights abuse a lucrative, global industry.
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June 20, 2018 - 10:57 GMT
Germany is about to be re-structured and built anew; or at least the way it is managed and governed. Duisburg will be one of the first pilot cities to become a ‘smart city,’ where its infrastructure, management and some of its facilities will be powered not by humans, but by artificial intelligence (A.I.).
A rebel tank in Quneitra (AFP/FILE)
June 19, 2018 - 12:37 GMT
The Syrian war is mutating beyond all recognition as southern Syrians brace for a siege.
A Houthi rebel in Yemen (AFP/FILE)
June 18, 2018 - 13:31 GMT
Saudi's Mohammad bin Salman is selectively choosing who gets a livelihood or a death sentence in the Middle East
An 'anti-extremism' rally in Xinjiang (AFP/FILE)
June 13, 2018 - 11:47 GMT
China is making surveillance and systemic rights violations a lucrative new industry.
Shoes set aside to represent the thousands who likely died during Hurricane Maria (RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP)
June 05, 2018 - 14:01 GMT
Thousands likely died in Puerto Rico thanks in part to the Trump administration's negligence. While other Presidents' legacies suffered for the same, Trump is getting away with it.
Thousands in Amman marched toward the Prime Minister's house on June 3 (Khalil Mazraawi/AFP)
June 04, 2018 - 13:46 GMT
Jordan's reliance on the IMF could have negated protests' effectiveness before they ever began.
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
May 31, 2018 - 12:52 GMT
Chinese tech and AI firms that helped to create a massive surveillance system inside China are now going global with government help.
Gina Haspel being confirmed as CIA Director (AFP/FILE)
May 31, 2018 - 12:33 GMT
Al Bawaba spoke with John Kiriakou, a former CIA officer who blew the whistle on the CIA’s use of waterboarding, about what a Gina Haspel-led CIA looks like.
Mamoudou Gassama with infamous member of French aristocracy, Louis XIV (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
May 29, 2018 - 13:14 GMT
Days before viral hero Mamoudou Gassama was granted citizenship, France ordered to shut down makeshift camps for asylum seekers throughout Paris.
The site of a secret internment camp in Xinjiang provine, China (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba/Google Earth)
May 24, 2018 - 10:15 GMT
China's internment camps for the ethnic minorities in Xinjiang are being found via satellite photos.
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
May 22, 2018 - 12:47 GMT
This sounds like a dystopian nightmare but it's actually happening in China.