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Women Take on the Islamic State

Women Take on the Islamic State

by    Fair Observer

Kurdish women have joined the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq. The aim: to destroy the so-called caliphate. Hundreds of Kurdish female fighters have sacrificed their lives at home in Iran to join the fight against the Islamic State (IS or Daesh) in northern Iraq. They train at an all-female training camp under the Read More

Iran and the Gulf: An Iron First or an Extended Hand?

Iran and the Gulf: An Iron First or an Extended Hand?

by    Dina Yazdani

Rouhani’s re-election is an opportunity for the Arab Gulf states to improve relations with Iran and promote greater regional stability. When Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was elected in 2013, the first head of state to meet with him was from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Oman’s Sultan Qaboos saw a new leader in Rouhani, one Read More

War Has Tarnished Afghanistan’s Image

War Has Tarnished Afghanistan’s Image

by    Fawad Poya

A country once known for its unique culture is now infamous all over the world for producing refugees and extremists. Afghanistan, which stands at the crossroad of the ancient Asian civilizations, contributed enormous knowledge to the world and produced great scientific minds during antiquity and the Renaissance. It is the land of distinguished scholars and Read More

What Does Brexit Mean for the Gulf?

What Does Brexit Mean for the Gulf?

by    Peter Harris

The implications of Brexit will not be confined to the national stage. In June 2016, the British people voted to exit the European Union — a momentous choice that took the political establishment by almost complete surprise and which continues to reverberate through British politics. For a brief moment during April-May 2017, it seemed as Read More

Health Care in Digital India

Health Care in Digital India

by    Adam Powell

The groundwork has already been laid for digital health care in India. When hospitals store health information electronically, it provides patients with a number of benefits. Digital storage enables hospitals to quickly search across a patient’s medical history, finding potential allergies, conflicting drugs, and prior procedures that may impact care. Computers can support physician...Read More

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