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When crises break out in the Middle East, the U.S. too often turns to violence first. FCNL lobbies for nonviolent engagement in the Middle East to prevent, de-escalate and resolve longstanding conflicts. Political grievances contribute to instability and violence, so lasting peace in the region will require engagement with all stakeholders.

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Background Who's Profiting From the War on Yemen?  

Q&A with Hassan El-Tayyab

FCNL's Hassan El-Tayyab recently spoke with journalist Kourosh Ziabari of the Organization for Defending Victims of Violence (ODVV), a non-profit based out of Iran, to discuss the war in Yemen.

Update We are Still Waiting on Justice for Jamal Khashoggi 

It has been two years since Jamal Khashoggi fatefully walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey and was brutally murdered.

Update It’s Time for Congress to Put an End to U.S. Complicity in the Saudi-Led War on Yemen 

It’s difficult to overstate the severity of the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

Statement FCNL Opposes Snapback Sanctions on Iran and Urges a Return to Diplomacy  

FCNL opposes the administration’s efforts to reimpose UN sanctions on Iran and to undermine and formally kill the Iran nuclear deal.

Background Yemen: The Worst Humanitarian Crisis on Earth 

We've put together this fact sheet on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The United States must resume aid to this war-torn and famine-stricken nation.

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