Without Turkey’s support, an independent ‘Kurdistan’ cannot survive in a region where people traditionally bear grudges.
Continued control of Anbar – and now Mosul – could lead to a de facto partition of the country.
The success of these elections can only be measured by the tangible socio-political changes they bring about.
For young Egyptians, long-dormant patriotism and pride have been finally awakened.
Iraqis frustrated by Blackwater verdict but say fight for justice will continue.
Increased effort required to meet the UN’s Millenium Development Goals, expert says.
Nations hoped to build a body that would protect the vulnerable and end conflict.
Numbering some 500,000 in the EU, they seek greater political representation.
In Egypt, few believe Obama’s election will signal changed policies for the region.
Analysts seek a US president who is equipped to solve the global financial crisis.