Mideast & North Africa

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Ernest Khoury
Prominent Syrian opposition figure Haitham al-Maleh made headlines when he called for the UN to intervene against the regime. Al-Akhbar caught up...
Friday, October 14, 2011
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Yahya Dabouq
Israel is concerned over Russian plans to renew a naval base in the Syrian port of Tartus. Israeli pundits argue that the Tartus naval base under...
Thursday, October 13, 2011
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Mohammed al-Asfar
Bernard-Henri Levy stuck his nose into the business of the Arab Spring from the outset. The French philosopher with Zionist leanings made an...
Thursday, October 13, 2011
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Zakaria al-Kamali
Yemeni protesters increasingly blame Saudi Arabia for Ali Abdallah Saleh's bombardment of Taiz, seen as a last-ditch attempt to suppress the revolt....
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
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Mohamed Fawzi
Copts demonstrating in central Cairo Sunday were met with lethal force that left over two dozen people dead. Military and Salafi gangs have been...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
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Tarek Abd al-Hayy
Bahraini and GCC security forces continue their systematic suppression of popular protests against the regime. Feelings of tension mount in Manama,...
Sunday, October 9, 2011
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Jamal Jubran
Her selection as a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize took Tawakkul Karman by surprise. The Yemeni journalist and activist dedicated the prize - an...
Sunday, October 9, 2011
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Yasser al-Yafei
Amid regular military bombardment, the Abyan governorate of southern Yemen has witnessed the rapid deterioration of state institutions and the rule...
Saturday, October 8, 2011
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Ghassan Bin-Khalifa
Tripoli – The scent of victory still fills the air in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. Children in Martyrs Square chant the revolution’s anthems and...
Saturday, October 8, 2011
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