Bombings from Saudi Arabia to Baghdad – ISIL targeting holy sites and big cities in a deadly series of attacks. Reeling from these bombings, how can these countries and the international community move forward?
Deadly attacks have rocked Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Turkey in recent days – killing dozens and wounding hundreds more.
The most recent attacks in Saudi Arabia saw suicide bombers hit three cities – including an attempt to blow up the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina.
With the latest on the bombings, CCTV’s Adel el-Mahrouky reports from Cairo.
To discuss the blasts in Saudi Arabia:
- Ali Al-Ahmed is a Saudi scholar and founder and director of the Institute for Gulf Affairs.
- Raheel Raza is a Canadian journalist and author of “Their Jihad, Not My Jihad: a Muslim Canadian Woman Speaks Out.”
The Heat: Saudi Arabia blasts & unrest in Iraq PT 1With the latest on the bombings in Saudi Arabia, Ali Al-Ahmed and Raheel Raza shared their thoughts.
To discuss the latest unrest in Iraq and the Chilcot Report:
- Wajahat Ali is creative director of Affinis Labs and a writer and journalist.
- Manal Omar is associate vice president for the Middle East and Africa Center at the United States Institute of Peace.
The Heat: Saudi Arabia blasts & unrest in Iraq PT 2The second panel, joined by Wajahat Ali and Manal Omar discusses the latest unrest in Iraq and the Chilcot Report.