The Heat: Saudi Arabia blasts & unrest in Iraq

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The Heat Saudi Arabia blasts & unrest in Iraq PT 1

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.

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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 1

The Heat: Saudi Arabia blasts & unrest in Iraq PT 1

With 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 2

The Heat: Saudi Arabia blasts & unrest in Iraq PT 2

The second panel, joined by Wajahat Ali and Manal Omar discusses the latest unrest in Iraq and the Chilcot Report.