Mideast & North Africa

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Moammar Atwi
Conflicting accounts of Gaddafi’s capture and death at the hands of NTC forces reveals rivalries among Libya’s new rulers. As Libya’s National...
Sunday, October 23, 2011
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Basheer al-Baker
Slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi managed to hold on to power for decades and fought hard to outmanoeuvre the rebels and NATO forces. But his...
Friday, October 21, 2011
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Tarek Abd al-Hayy
The people of Tripoli danced Thursday in Martyr’s Square - where anti-Gaddafi rallies were once held - to celebrate the dictator's killing and the...
Friday, October 21, 2011
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Ernest Khoury
The recent assassination of prominent Kurdish leader Mashaal Tammo has many Kurdish opposition activists in Paris weighing the price and benefit of...
Friday, October 21, 2011
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Nizar Maqni
With a vast array of old and new political groups to choose from, many Tunisians remain undecided on who to vote for in Sunday’s Constituent Assembly...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
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After 42 years of dictatorial rule and over eight months of staunch resistance against the swelling tide of popular armed revolt backed by NATO...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
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Imad Stitou
Political reform protesters are calling for renewed popular action against state violence and police brutality following the killing of Moroccan...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
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Muhammad Al-Samhuri
Pro-regime forces in Jordan attack participants and journalists at an anti-corruption conference, amid an increasingly repressive political climate....
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
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Alaa al-Lami
Rumors of a possible split in Iraq’s ruling Dawa party leadership may weaken its standing and lead to new openings in the Iraqi political...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
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