Mideast & North Africa

Ali Haydar
This is no joke. The United States relied on Israeli precedents and Tel Aviv’s violation of human rights to justify the torture of detainees by its...
Friday, December 12, 2014
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Noureddine Baltayeb
On Monday, December 8, Tunisian media reported that a special security unit arrested a Libyan leader from the Fajr Libya group which controls the...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
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Yazan al-Saadi
A year ago, on December 9, four Syrian activists were kidnapped in the town of Douma, near the Syrian capital, allegedly by the armed opposition...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
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Ahmad Jamaleddine
The last thing the Egyptian regime needed was for powerful countries, like Britain and Canada, to close their embassies in Egypt. Such a reputation...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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Basel Dayoub
Fighters in Aleppo have gotten creative with the names they give to the locally-produced weapons they fire at areas under the control of the Syrian...
Friday, December 5, 2014
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Moataz al-Mashhadani
Who rules Iraq? This is not a question about the identity of the prime minister in Baghdad, but rather about the internal mechanisms of governance...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
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Eva Shoufi
This month Syrian refugees in four host countries, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey and Jordan will not receive food assistance. The World Food Program (WFP)...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
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Ahmad Jamaleddine
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak could have stood trial before a "revolutionary” tribunal during the two months when the constitution was...
Monday, December 1, 2014
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Franco Galdini, Andrea Lombardo
In a two-part series, Al-Akhbar English examines the mobilization and alliances, as well as challenges, emerging between various Kurdish factions as...
Thursday, November 27, 2014
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