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At least 18 Lebanese citizens have been expelled from Qatar, a government source in Beirut told AFP Thursday, after the Gulf Cooperation Council...
Thursday, June 20, 2013
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Ibrahim al-Amin
Westerners are better at explaining what their Arab acolytes think. A few days ago, a prominent Western diplomat discussed with a visitor the new...
Thursday, June 13, 2013
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Bahraini police clashed with youths protesting against the deployment into a third year of a Gulf military force that backed Manama's bid to crush...
Thursday, March 14, 2013
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Bahraini authorities have detained six people for allegedly defaming the country's ruler on Twitter, according to the country’s public prosecutor’s...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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Haifaa Abbasi
“I do not want to champion what I do...or for people to follow me as an example,” Jarik al-Khayer* says, sipping tea one cloudy winter afternoon. “...
Sunday, March 3, 2013
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An official of the Gulf Cooperation Council, a grouping of six Gulf Arab states, said a total of $1 billion had been pledged at a Syria donor...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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When the uprisings first hit our region, most of us were driven into clichés and slogans praising the people for being brave to fight for change and...
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Rori Donaghy
On 9 January 2013, a statement from the Emirates News Agency revealed that local authorities had launched investigations into the “women’s branch” of...
Thursday, January 17, 2013
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During a period when European colonialism was met with armed resistance, Algerian-born French writer Albert Camus’ suggestion that an Arab...
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