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Othman Tazghart
Wednesday afternoon, a large crowd gathered outside Lannemezan prison in the southwest of France. They were commemorating the 28th anniversary of the...
Thursday, October 25, 2012
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Joe Penney
Dakar/Bamako - At the Bamako bus station, tales of trepidation from besieged northern towns like Gao and Timbuktu, where Tuareg and Islamist rebels...
Sunday, June 10, 2012
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Jamal Jubran
Opinions are divided among activists about attempts to wind down the protest site at the heart of an aborted – or unfinished – revolution. Sanaa -...
Saturday, June 9, 2012
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Elie Chalhoub
As talks on Iran’s nuclear program continue, and progress seems to have been made, Tehran believes its Western detractors want to put the dispute on...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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Jay Cassano
As Turkey prepares to draft its new constitution, one of the most thorny issues is how the rights of minority groups, especially the Kurds, will be...
Friday, May 25, 2012
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Omar Nashabe
Al-Akhbar goes to China and investigates the secrets behind its surprisingly steadfast economy.
Friday, May 18, 2012
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Patrick Galey
When the frontrunners in France's presidential race took their seats on Thursday evening for a final televised debate, they did so with battle lines...
Saturday, May 5, 2012
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Omar Nashabe
In an interview with Al-Akhbar, China’s Ambassador to Lebanon Wu Zexian elaborates on his country’s approach to foreign policy, particularly in the...
Friday, May 4, 2012
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Antony Loewenstein
Since the US invasion in 2001, Afghanistan has seen multiple private armies take control of the country’s security sector.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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