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Ahmad Jamaleddine
On the surface, it appears that the discord between Cairo and Doha is over. The Egyptian president will stop in Riyadh on his way back from China for...
Monday, December 22, 2014
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Ghassan Bin-Khalifa
For the first time in their history, the Tunisians will have to stay up very late tomorrow night before they can learn the name of their new...
Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Ahmad Jamaleddine
Fear of the growing influence of the police and the army under the presidency of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is no longer just a possibility, it is a fact...
Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Ali Haydar
This is no joke. The United States relied on Israeli precedents and Tel Aviv’s violation of human rights to justify the torture of detainees by its...
Friday, December 12, 2014
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Noureddine Baltayeb
On Monday, December 8, Tunisian media reported that a special security unit arrested a Libyan leader from the Fajr Libya group which controls the...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
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Yazan al-Saadi
A year ago, on December 9, four Syrian activists were kidnapped in the town of Douma, near the Syrian capital, allegedly by the armed opposition...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
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Ahmad Jamaleddine
The last thing the Egyptian regime needed was for powerful countries, like Britain and Canada, to close their embassies in Egypt. Such a reputation...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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Basel Dayoub
Fighters in Aleppo have gotten creative with the names they give to the locally-produced weapons they fire at areas under the control of the Syrian...
Friday, December 5, 2014
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Moataz al-Mashhadani
Who rules Iraq? This is not a question about the identity of the prime minister in Baghdad, but rather about the internal mechanisms of governance...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
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