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Moammar Atwi
Libya’s National Transitional Council has its work cut out for it leading up to a new government formation, while rebel groups and divisive political...
Friday, October 7, 2011
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Rima Marrouch
From an undisclosed location in Beirut, LCC spokesperson Omar Edelbi works to ensure news of Syria’s uprising is broadcast live to the rest of the...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
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Alaa al-Lami
Two prominent Iraqi politicians are implicated in a corruption scandal surrounding the Kuwaiti Mubarak al-Kabir port project. The ministers allegedly...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
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Asi Abu Najm
Syria’s coordination committees began as local networks of anti-regime activists. They have now grown into a web of commissions, councils, and unions...
Saturday, October 1, 2011
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Cairo – Eight months after the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s political forces and parties are setting aside their differences and heading back to...
Thursday, September 29, 2011
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Thaer Ghandour
Alstom, a French corporation, has received global condemnation for aiding Israel’s colonization of the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Yet Alstom’s...
Thursday, September 29, 2011
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Shahira Salloum
Bahrain’s largest opposition group is resisting grassroots demands for renewed full-scale street protests amid regional pressure to strike a...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
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Tarek Abd al-Hayy
Unlike years past, those returning to the classrooms of Syria’s universities are now actively discussing politics, including heated debates about...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
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Jamal Jubran
Paved by his son’s military crackdown, embattled president Ali Abdallah Saleh returns to Yemen with an apparent Saudi mandate to regain control of...
Sunday, September 25, 2011
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