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Zakaria al-Kamali
Since the outbreak of the Yemeni revolution, Taiz has been an inspiration to other towns that have risen in revolt. But the regime of Ali Abdallah...
Thursday, September 8, 2011
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Basheer al-Baker
Until recently, Mahmoud Jibril was seen as close to the regime of Col. Muammar Gaddafi. But he gradually began to distance himself from it some two...
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
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Alaa al-Lami
Four years after a failed attempt to pass Iraq’s draft oil law under the watch of occupation forces, Iraq’s cabinet managed to pass a new...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
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Muhammad Al-Samhuri
Fears that unrest in Syria may spread to Jordan and threaten the regime’s stability has prompted Washington to push its Jordanian ally to make...
Saturday, September 3, 2011
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Dima Charif
Cables from the US embassy in Tunis obtained by WikiLeaks reveal that long before the outbreak of the revolution, the country’s al-Nahda party...
Saturday, September 3, 2011
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Imad Estito
The Polisario Front fighting for independence in the Western Sahara is facing a major crisis after the downfall of Gaddafi, its ally and patron. The...
Friday, September 2, 2011
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Basheer al-Baker
The world completely forgot about Abdel-Salam Jalloud for 17 years. But the Colonel’s long-time right hand man is back. His escape from Libya to...
Friday, September 2, 2011
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Mohammad Shalabi
Damascus - When traditional Syrian opposition figures held their first conference in Damascus last June, the gathering was dismissed by many as a...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
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Nabil Marzouq
Why have socioeconomic demands been largely absent from the agenda of the popular protest movement in Syria? Does this mean that the uprisings were...
Sunday, August 28, 2011
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