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Tunisian police arrested some 200 members of the hardline Islamist Ansar al-Sharia in weekend clashes that erupted after a ban on their congress,...
Monday, May 20, 2013
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Unidentified gunmen kidnapped three Egyptian policemen and four soldiers Thursday in the Sinai peninsula, security officials said. The servicemen...
Thursday, May 16, 2013
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Algerian soldiers killed seven armed Islamists overnight in two separate operations in the restive Tizi Ouzou and Bouira provinces, east of Algiers,...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
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Three Algerian auxiliary policemen were killed Sunday in what a security official called a "terrorist" attack, a term authorities use to refer to...
Monday, April 29, 2013
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Nasser Charara
As the Syrian uprising approaches its second year, the Salafi contingent among the opposition is gaining prominence. Al-Akhbar recounts how a group...
Saturday, January 5, 2013
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Anas Zarzar, Marah Mashi
After fierce battles on Sunday, 16 December 2012, Palestinian neutrality in the Syrian crisis collapsed completely as the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and...
Monday, December 17, 2012
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Nadine Kanaan
After the parody song ‘Oppa Saida Style’ went viral last week, some Saida hardliners accused the performer Wissam Saad of “promoting sex” and...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
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Muhammad Dibo
Observing the actions of the Islamist movement as represented by its more moderate wing, the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), who have gained power in...
Friday, October 26, 2012
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Ghassan Saoud
Many Tunisians feel their revolution was hijacked and the current ruling party has not improved their lifestyles. There are many who will not rest...
Thursday, October 18, 2012
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