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The use of American drones in Pakistan and Afghanistan in the past decade has been well documented, but in the last 18 months the US has quietly...
Thursday, August 16, 2012
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On Friday June 8, thousands of Bahrainis gathered on the outskirts of the capital Manama in what was expected to be another huge protest against...
Friday, July 6, 2012
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You may not know much about G4S, but they almost certainly know something about you. The world's largest security firm, operating in over 125...
Monday, June 25, 2012
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As the Iraqi government announced the winners of a series of new contracts for oil and gas exploration and extraction in the country last week (May...
Thursday, June 7, 2012
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One year after the quashed protests in Iraqi Kurdistan, Al-Akhbar finds a collective depression amongst those involved in the movement, powerless and...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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With eyes on the Formula One Grand Prix and the protests outside Bahrain International Circuit, trouble brews at the national airline which happens...
Friday, April 20, 2012
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Beirut correspondent for the UK-based The Times and the US-based Time Magazine, Nicholas Blanford, was summoned in front of Lebanese State Prosecutor...
Friday, December 9, 2011
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Moroccans will vote Friday for a new parliament after King Mohammed VI swiftly introduced minor reforms to avert radical change. But economic woes...
Friday, November 25, 2011
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It may seem presumptuous for two Canadians to claim completing one of the most in-depth studies into poverty in the history of Lebanon. But that is...
Monday, November 21, 2011
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