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By bmcsr On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Russian protection will not save Assad

Recently, some observers have expressed concern that Russia’s occupation of parts of Ukraine and Crimea is keeping it from supporting Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria. However, Syria’s propaganda machine More...

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By bmcsr On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Six Iranians arrested for making fan video of Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’

Apparently, dancing to a song about happiness in Iran can get you arrested. Six Iranians are behind bars after they appeared in a fan video set to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” the American hit More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Syria Death Toll Reported to Rise By 10,000 in Less Than 2 Months

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The death toll in the three-year Syrian conflict has risen to about 162,000, an increase of more than 10,000 in less than two months, according to an antigovernment monitoring group that is one More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Migrant workers: Qatar cleans up its act

By any standards the states of the Arabian peninsula are severely handicapped. They have small populations, a sparse geography, few resources other than petrocarbons, and monarchical political systems only lightly More...

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By bmcsr On Monday, May 19th, 2014
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Manama “London of the Middle East”

British media figure and Head of the British Middle East Centre for Studies & Research (BMCSR) Sumaya Farooq has expressed her country’s pride in hosting the “This Is Bahrain” Expo, an event More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Pentagon chief arrives in Saudi Arabia

By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News Tuesday, 13 May 2014 U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in the Saudi Arabia Tuesday, the first leg of a regional tour focusing on Iran’s nuclear program and Syria’s More...

An alternative view on Iran
By bmcsr On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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1,500 girls under the age of 10 were forcibly married in Iran

More than 1,500 girls under the age of 10 were forcibly married in Iran last year, according to rights campaigners who accused judges in the country of sanctioning child rape. Activists also condemned a law passed More...

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By bmcsr On Sunday, May 11th, 2014
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A U.S. global strategy in search of an author

Ever since the collapse of the Soviet Empire, U.S. presidents, National Security Advisors, and the strategists who roam the hallways of Think Tanks and Academe have been searching for an overarching strategy to More...

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By bmcsr On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Europe’s top professional leagues oppose World Cup in Qatar

Europe’s top leagues have stated opposition to changing the 2022 Qatar World Cup dates from summer to winter. The European Professional Football Leagues group says ”all scenarios on the rescheduling More...

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By bmcsr On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Syrian rebels held in Homs by Assad forces

The Syrian army in Homs is holding around 270 rebels initially granted safe exit from the city after insurgents elsewhere failed to uphold their side of the agreement, Syrian officials said on Friday. Following More...

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