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An Israeli ambassador and two other diplomats face possible dismissal for publishing posts on Twitter critical of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...
Thursday, February 5, 2015
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A Turkish court on Friday ordered the release of a 16-year-old high school student arrested for "insulting" President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, following...
Friday, December 26, 2014
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Tareq Aziza
From the moment it started on its journey, beginning in Tunisia and passing through Egypt and other places, it appears as though the train of change...
Friday, November 16, 2012
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Ahmad al-Moussawi
The Sadrist leader tells Al-Akhbar that the US still wields too much influence in the country, Maliki is a threat to democracy, and there is no way...
Thursday, October 25, 2012
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Kamal Dib
Despite claiming to be a democratic model for the Islamic world – and being held up by the US as the exemplary Israel-friendly Muslim state which the...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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“We just want to be like Kuwait” is a sentence that one might often hear from people of the Gulf – specifically Saudis and Bahrainis. The sentence...
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Bahraini security forces shot dead a teenager late on Friday as they attacked a group of protesters in the province of Muharraq, north-east of Manama...
Saturday, August 18, 2012
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Bahrain said on Sunday it had reinstated its ambassador in Iran, more than a year after recalling the envoy over Tehran's strong condemnation of...
Sunday, August 12, 2012
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A Saudi protester and a policeman were killed in overnight clashes in the kingdom's oil-rich Eastern Province, the interior ministry announced on...
Saturday, August 4, 2012
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