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Compared with its neighbours, the Kurdistan regional government is Switzerland. Photo: AFP
Narendra Yadav stands atop a live image of the moon. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint<br />

Dreamcatcher

4 min read . 11 Apr 2015
People rally against the war in Yemen, in Islamabad on Monday. Photo: Reuters <br />

Middle East: Who is fighting whom?

5 min read . 18 Apr 2015
An undated handout photo released in 1998 shows UN workers sealing leaking rockets, reportedly filled with the chemical nerve agent Sarin, in preparation for its destruction in Iraq. Photo: The New York Times<br />

US bought, destroyed chemical weapons

6 min read . 17 Feb 2015
The ISIS is basically an ultra-extremist, militarily-empowered offshoot of the Sunni Wahhabi school of Islam, whose primary sponsor and exporter is Saudi Arabia, along with Qatar and Kuwait—all of them key US allies in the region. Photo: AP <br />

ISIS and the muddle in West Asia

6 min read . 11 Nov 2014