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Even though the Arab Bank, considered one of the oldest and largest Arab banks with assets in the tens of billions of dollars, left New York nine...
Saturday, September 6, 2014
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Saudi Arabia is facing today growing security threats amid fears that the same terrorism it established in neighboring countries, such as Iraq and...
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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The partitioning of Libya is no longer the concern of pessimists alone but a tangible reality. Islamists are imposing their rule by force and the...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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On Friday, October 18, Saudi Arabia refused a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council, citing political reasons. This, mind you, is the same...
Saturday, October 19, 2013
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New York – Despite the climate of communications between Tehran and Washington, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif tells Al-Akhbar that...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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Of all the countries that recently pledged millions in humanitarian aid to Syria, how many have delivered? Al-Akhbar tracks the most recent donor...
Thursday, February 14, 2013
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New York – The Americans have come round to the view that events in Syria could trigger a never-ending conflict with no winner. If this is the case...
Monday, February 11, 2013
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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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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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