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Firas Khatib
Shelly Yachimovich’s rapid ascension in Israeli politics may fare well for the beleaguered Labor Party. She has become the first woman party head...
Saturday, September 24, 2011
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Houssam Kanafani
The current Palestinian UN bid for statehood was initially driven by American efforts to rescue failed negotiations last year. It has now given PA...
Saturday, September 24, 2011
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Fadi Abu Saada
Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians took time off yesterday and marched in the streets across the West Bank to demand UN recognition of an...
Thursday, September 22, 2011
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Houssam Kanafani
The European Union (EU) is struggling to come up with a clear and unified position regarding the Palestinian bid for statehood at the UN. But the...
Thursday, September 22, 2011
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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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Bassam Alkantar
Leaked US Embassy cables reveal that American officials were briefed about secret findings of investigation into airline crash long before official...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
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Fadi Abu Saada
Ramallah - Disagreement among Palestinians over Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas’s decision to seek UN recognition for Palestine is not...
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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