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Hicham Safieddine
Yasmine lets out a moan and rocks sideways while sitting on a wooden chair in the middle of a dirt road in one of Cairo’s poor neighborhoods. The...
Sunday, October 30, 2011
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Nizar Maqni
Islamists and other conservatives swept Tunisia's elections Sunday, galvanizing popular support across the country in a battle for Tunisia's identity...
Saturday, October 29, 2011
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Annabel Turner
The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) National Committee is celebrating another success after the French corporation Alstom lost its bid for the...
Friday, October 28, 2011
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Jamal Jubran
Women protesters in Yemen burned their veils in outrage at President Ali Abdallah Saleh’s violent attack against female protesters. The use of the...
Friday, October 28, 2011
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Five activists have been put on trial in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for expressing their opinions on the banned political website, UAE Hewar (...
Friday, October 28, 2011
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Nizar Maqni
Tunisians have elected a conservative-leaning constituent assembly dominated by the Islamist al-Nahda Party. The country home to the first outbreak...
Friday, October 28, 2011
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Basheer al-Baker
The death of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz is likely to lead to a power struggle within the royal family. The throne’s affairs...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
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Tarek Abd al-Hayy
Head of the Libyan National Transitional Council Mustafa Abdul Jalil’s indirect reference to adopting sharia, or Islamic law, as a basis for Libya’s...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
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Basheer al-Baker
The recent death of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz signals the imminent end of an era of first generation rule and raises questions about...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
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