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Qassem Fayyad
The name of the Sabra area in Beirut will always be associated with the horrific massacre that took place there during the Israeli invasion in 1982....
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
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May Ali
Some Sudanese had flashbacks of the early 1990s when state television began programming daily chants and songs calling for jihad. The songs were...
Sunday, April 15, 2012
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Rami Zurayk
Egypt is occupied with its presidential elections and managing the challenges of day to day life, while those seeking freedom continue to struggle to...
Saturday, April 14, 2012
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Hassan Chakrani
A World Bank team has identified five key reforms which could dramatically transform the Lebanese economy, assuming the political will to implement...
Monday, April 2, 2012
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Doha Shams
Al-Akhbar’s Doha Shams sat down with long-time Hamas figure Mahmoud Zahar to discuss the situation in Gaza, Hamas’s relationship with Egypt, and...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
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Ernest Khoury
Syria’s biggest cities are feeling the squeeze of sanctions and prolonged instability in the country. Many in the business community are choosing to...
Friday, March 16, 2012
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Muhammad Shalabi
Economic and financial sanctions have sent the economy and the Syrian pound into a free fall, and caused increasing inflation. But the regime and its...
Thursday, March 15, 2012
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Libya's stock market opened on Thursday for the first time since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi with trading in 10 companies valued at US$3.1 billion,...
Thursday, March 15, 2012
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Jailed members of ousted president Hosni Mubarak's regime have offered their assets in exchange for their release, Egyptian state media reported on...
Thursday, March 15, 2012
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