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Jamal Jubran
As a tentative cease-fire collapses, the Yemeni president’s son and military commander Ahmed Ali Saleh seems intent on undermining any political...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
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Nizar Abboud
The Palestinian Authority’s bid for statehood at the UN has turned into a game of counting state votes at the Security Council, with the US seeking...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
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Nizar Abboud
A close reading of UN Resolution 2009 suggests that Libya, like Iraq, will be subject to international oversight and to the whims of NATO for some...
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
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Jamal Jubran
Today’s and Yesterday’s bloody crackdown of Yemen’s security forces on peaceful protesters - leaving hundreds killed and injured - signals the...
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
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Kuwait remained largely immune to the Friday protest phenomenon taking place in many Arab countries. Times are changing however with the holding of a...
Monday, September 19, 2011
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Moammar Atwi
NATO leaders and envoys were keen to trumpet their countries’ roles in aiding Libya’s rebels in the hope of reaping economic rewards and...
Saturday, September 17, 2011
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Wael Abd al-Fattah
An Egyptian judge sentenced corruption icon of Mubarak’s regime Ahmed Ezz to prison and revoked his steel company’s license yesterday. But Mubarak’s...
Saturday, September 17, 2011
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Mohammad Shalabi, Wissam Kanaan
Few expect the officially-convened ‘dialogue sessions’ currently taking place in Syria to contribute to a solution to the national crisis.
Friday, September 16, 2011
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Mohamed Fawzi
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Egypt comes on the heels of the Turkish decision to downgrade relations with Israel and expel...
Thursday, September 15, 2011
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