Mideast & North Africa

Franco Galdini, Andrea Lombardo
In a two-part series, Al-Akhbar English examines the mobilization and alliances, as well as challenges, between various Kurdish factions as they...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Iman Ibrahim
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has devoted the first months of his term to regaining the initiative in the realm of foreign relations. After...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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A Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs official announced that Turkish and US forces will train 2,000 “moderate Syrian opposition fighters” on a base...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Adam al-Sabiri
The political situation in Algeria has taken a dangerous turn, portending difficult days for the regime. In conjunction with a visit by a European...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Hassan al-Eyadi
On Sunday, Tunisia will hold landmark presidential elections unique in its modern history, marking the last constitutional requirement of the country...
Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Turkish prime minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, tried to counter charges that his country is facilitating the passage of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (...
Friday, November 21, 2014
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Noureddine Baltayeb
In addition to securing the Tunisian presidential election three days before its scheduled date, Tunisian security agencies are trying to follow-up...
Friday, November 21, 2014
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Laith al-Khatib
The number of pro-uprising civil and media activists has decreased in areas of the Damascus countryside not under the control of the Syrian...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Laith al-Khatib
Military checkpoints in Damascus recently began to scrutinize young men regarding their military conscription and reserve service. Similar directives...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
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