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Baria Alamuddin

Baria Alamuddin is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster in the Middle East and the UK. She is editor of the Media Services Syndicate and has interviewed numerous heads of state.

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Message of love from a royal wedding that defied convention

Royal weddings are known for pomp and spectacle; they are not known for being profound events with a far-reaching global message of love and redemption. Prince Harry’s marriage to Meghan Markle broke all the rules by being an earth-shattering occasion — for all the right reasons.

May 27, 2018

Will ripping up the Iran deal bring containment or chaos?

Frantic last-minute initiatives by European leaders hoping to coax Donald Trump into salvaging the Iran nuclear deal resemble desperate attempts to rearrange deckchairs on an already partly submerged Titanic. 
 
April 29, 2018

Time for region’s leaders to put Arab interests first

With the Middle Eastern policies of Western nations more fickle, uncommitted and unreliable than ever before, the Dhahran Arab League summit was an opportunity for Arab states to stand up and display strategic regional leadership.

April 15, 2018

After 20 years of Irish peace, why does a Middle East deal remain elusive?

Throughout the 1990s, two civil conflicts dominated the international news agenda: Northern Ireland and Palestine. During the middle of that decade, there often appeared to be greater grounds for optimism around the Israel-Palestine issue.
 
April 12, 2018