Mideast & North Africa

Ahmed Alam
Egyptian activists refuse to back down from the hunger strike that they embarked on to protest their arrest and the conditions they are facing in...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Mohannad Obeid
Nearly 2,500 years ago, famed Greek historian Herodotus proclaimed, in a book he wrote during his journey in Africa, “From Libya comes the new!” From...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Mahmoud Sharaan
No sooner had the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan dealt with major attacks by the Jordanian media and political sectors after a rally it held in support...
Monday, August 25, 2014
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The National Iraqi Alliance is preparing to make major concessions in order to form a government before the set deadline passes. At the same time,...
Monday, August 25, 2014
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Jamal Jubran
Not everyone who took to the streets in Sana’a to participate in the demonstrations staged by the group Ansar Allah (the Houthis) is pro-Houthi. A...
Saturday, August 23, 2014
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Ayham Merhi
Tens of thousands of Iraqis, most of them Yazidis, pass through the borders of Iraq and Syria through the Simalka border crossing. Simalka has become...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Mohammed Abboud
Female doctors in the Iraqi city of Mosul are witnessing the practices of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) firsthand, since they have to...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Daoud Ali
The Yazidis trapped in Mount Sinjar are having to cope with very harsh conditions, amid food shortages and a lack of many basic supplies, and a siege...
Monday, August 18, 2014
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Adnan Abu Zeid
The name of Haider al-Abadi was not widely circulated in Iraqi media; the man liked to keep to himself and to stay out of the spotlight. People who...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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