Mamoon Alabbasi

Mamoon Alabbasi is a Researcher / Digital Editor at TRT World Research Centre. Prior to that, he was the Deputy Managing Editor and Online Editor at The Arab Weekly, and the Opinions and News Editor at Middle East Eye. He has been actively working in the field of journalism since 2005, following a decade-long career in education. He holds a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics.
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The PKK-PMF Nexus in Iraq

This policy outlook seeks to examine relations between Iran-backed Iraqi militias and separatist terrorists in northern Iraq, as well as the possible Iranian role...

It’s complicated: What are the obstacles to thawing Turkey-Iraq ties?

This policy outlook seeks to analyse the main points of contention between Turkey and Iraq in a bid to assess if the differences can...

A Divided Society: How will anti-racism protests influence the US elections?

This policy outlook examines how the anti-racism protests, in the current health and economic climate, might influence the outcome of the US elections.In less...

Interview with Nafisa Latic: Media coverage of Srebrenica genocide

Watch Nafisa Latic, TRT World news anchor, talk about her views – as a Bosnian woman and as a journalist – on the media...

Covid-19 in Iraq: Is the worst yet to come?

This policy outlook examines the measures taken by the Iraqi authorities to prevent the spread of coronavirus and the challenges that the country faces...

Interview with Ahmed Bedier on America’s race issues

Watch Ahmed Bedier, President of United Voices for America, speak on the killing of George Floyd and wider race issues.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Q8PcO5wvCQ

Interview with Sener Akturk: Comparative perspective on Covid-19

Watch Associate Professor Şener Aktürk, Senior Fellow at TRT World Research Centre, offer a comparative perspective on politics and society post coronavirus​.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8w6y9u5Fqeo

Interview with Ravale Mohydin on appeal of Turkish drama in Pakistan

Watch TRT World Research Centre’s researcher Ravale Mohydin discuss the reasons behind the appeal of Turkish drama Ertugrul in Pakistan and beyond.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byiuFjd9QcY

Interview with Professor John Ashton on Britain’s response to Coronavirus

Watch Professor John Ashton speak about what has gone wrong in Britain’s response to Coronavirus and what needs to be done.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQ2fiBzjEX4

2020: The Year Ahead

The Year Ahead focuses on twelve key events and flashpoints across the globe to watch out for as the year unfolds.2020: The Year Ahead...

Iraq’s Chronic Problems Likely to Continue in 2020

It is worthwhile to note that many people have been taking to the streets specifically because they do not believe elections in Iraq are...

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