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Asi Abu-Najm
In the wake of a continuous military crackdown by the Syrian regime against popular protest, there are growing calls to militarize the revolution....
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
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Ghassen Ben Khelifa
The battle for Tunisia’s future has boiled down to a heated confrontation over the right step towards political reform: voting in a national...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
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The signing of a peace treaty between Egypt and Israel in 1979 did little to stem the tide of Israeli espionage, the latter becoming most active in...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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Documents tossed out of the Israeli embassy in Cairo by protesters last Friday exposed the friendly relations between prominent Egyptian politicians...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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Sami Abd al-Rahman
Al-Damazin — The road leading into North Sudan’s embattled Blue Nile state is cloaked with lush greenery. This is one of Sudan’s most fertile states...
Saturday, September 10, 2011
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Mohammad Abdel Rahman
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is expanding its media activities in Egypt after decades of unofficial presence on air and in print. The launch of a...
Saturday, September 10, 2011
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Alaa al-Lami
Baghdad — Iraq’s new draft oil and gas law passed by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s government is billed as favoring central government over...
Friday, September 9, 2011
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Asi Abu Najm
Political conflict during Syria's uprising has moved from the streets into the home, dividing families along political lines, at times pitting...
Friday, September 9, 2011
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Basheer al-Baker
Judge Musatafa Abdul Jalil proved a wise choice as chairman of the National Transitional Council (NTC). He provided the popular uprising with a voice...
Friday, September 9, 2011
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