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Yasmeen Serhan


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Recent articles by Yasmeen:

The World Cup Is a Rare Moment of Solidarity for Arab Nations

The World Cup has been a PR nightmare for Qatar. But Arabs can still cheer on surprise wins and acts of diplomacy. → Read More

Team USA Looks to Make History Again in World Cup Match Against England

Team USA and the Three Lions will equally be eying their clash in Qatar as a crucial match to win in each side’s quest for World Cup glory. → Read More

Britain Is Embracing Austerity 2.0 As Recession Bites

Finance minister Jeremy Hunt announced billions in spending cuts and tax rises on Thursday. → Read More

How Western Leaders Can Keep Up Public Support for Ukraine

Rising energy costs will squeeze millions of families as winter sets in—and test the public's resolve to back Ukraine. → Read More

What the Success of Women-Led Protests Tell Us About Iran’s Future

High levels of women participation tend to make mass movements more inclusive, innovative, nonviolent, and, crucially, more likely to achieve their goals. → Read More

The Overlooked Voting Bloc That Could Impact the U.S. Midterms

There were enough overseas American voters to make a difference in 2020. Many organizers are hoping for a repeat. → Read More

Why Arab Israelis Might Sit This Election Out

Averting the rise of the far-right is not the only thing on the minds of Palestinian citizens of Israel. → Read More

Rishi Sunak Will Be Britain's New Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak succeeds Liz Truss as U.K. Prime Minister. Here's what to know about Britain's former finance minister, who once served under Boris Johnson. → Read More

Liz Truss Has Resigned. Here’s How She Lost Control

Truss, who campaigned on a platform to deliver “growth, growth, growth” for Britain, achieved just the opposite. → Read More

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya on Belarus's Fight for Freedom

As Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya tells TIME, Ukraine and Belarus's fights for freedom and democracy are intertwined. → Read More

What To Know About Liz Truss’s Leadership Crisis

Liz Truss is the country's fourth leader in six years. She may soon be forced to make way for a fifth. → Read More

Guns Are Everywhere in Thailand. Could the Country’s Deadliest Mass Shooting Change That?

The question facing the country as it reels from its latest tragedy is what its notorious gun culture has to do with it. → Read More

Why Trump's 'Stop the Steal' Tactics Could Soon Reach Brazil

If Jair Bolsonaro has learned anything from Donald Trump, it’s that the politics of grievance can have its advantages. → Read More

Why Russia’s Annexation of Ukrainian Territory Matters

In the absence of military victories, experts say that Russia is annexing Ukrainian territory to undermine Western support for Kyiv. → Read More

Italy Could Soon Get Its First Female Leader—A Polished Far-Right Firebrand

Giorgia Meloni could soon be Italy's next Prime Minister, following elections on Sept. 25. → Read More

What the British Monarchy Actually Does—And How Hard It Would Be To Abolish It

Contrary to conventional wisdom, the power to abolish the monarchy doesn’t lie with the monarch alone. → Read More

Brits Mourn Queen Elizabeth II in Long, Orderly Line

Thousands of Brits paid their final respects to Queen Elizabeth II, whose coffin is lying in state at the Palace of Westminster in London. → Read More

Serbia Was Always a Risky Choice for Europe's Largest Pride Event. Now It's Trying to Cancel It

Despite the Serbian government's plan to cancel EuroPride, the festival's organizers are marching ahead. → Read More

The Future of the British Monarchy Is More Uncertain Than Ever

Queen Elizabeth II spent her life trying to preserve the monarchy. Can King Charles III do the same? → Read More

Queen Elizabeth II Under Medical Supervision as Health Concerns Grow

The Queen was put under medical supervision after her doctors expressed concerns about her health. → Read More