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Shahira Saloum
The US invasion of Afghanistan turned into a failed mission of democratization and state-building. Washington’s only claim to success was its long...
Monday, September 12, 2011
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Houssam Kanafani
Palestinians were not immune from the fallout of the 9/11 attacks in New York. They were among those who paid a high price and continue to do so,...
Monday, September 12, 2011
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Jomana Farhat
Personal freedoms and basic political rights were largely taken for granted prior to the September 11 attacks. Now the opposite is the norm, and the...
Monday, September 12, 2011
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Sami Abd al-Rahman
Al-Damazin — The road leading into North Sudan’s embattled Blue Nile state is cloaked with lush greenery. This is one of Sudan’s most fertile states...
Saturday, September 10, 2011
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Mohammad Abdel Rahman
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is expanding its media activities in Egypt after decades of unofficial presence on air and in print. The launch of a...
Saturday, September 10, 2011
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Raghda al-Azizi
Children across the Arab world emulated adults calling for the downfall of the regimes. In some cases, they poked fun at dictators and sung protest...
Saturday, September 10, 2011
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Yassin Tamlali
Relations between Algeria and the Libyan rebels continue to be tense because of Algeria’s refusal to recognize the National Transitional...
Saturday, September 10, 2011
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Rouba Abou Ammo
In Lebanon, many have doubts about the existence of a middle class. But key sectors of the middle class vanish only to be replaced by new ones that...
Saturday, September 10, 2011
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Alaa al-Lami
Baghdad — Iraq’s new draft oil and gas law passed by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s government is billed as favoring central government over...
Friday, September 9, 2011
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