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The trial of Iraq's fugitive Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi, accused of running death squads, was postponed on Sunday as judges await an appeals...
Sunday, July 8, 2012
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Bassem Alhakim
The celebrated Syrian comic, under fire for his past support of the regime, wishes “less emotion and more sense” would prevail. Duraid Lahham makes...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
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Egyptians were voting on Saturday in a run-off presidential election between an Islamist and ousted leader Hosni Mubarak's last premier amid...
Saturday, June 16, 2012
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Abdel Rahman Youssef
Egyptian television preacher Amr Khaled is back on the television screen. He mixes politics and development, invites the fuloul (remnants of the old...
Thursday, June 14, 2012
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Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said rivals of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki lack the votes to oust him, stalling efforts to remove a leader who...
Sunday, June 10, 2012
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Ahmad Mohsen
One thing concerns Malek Jandali these days: Homs. The Syrian composer, who lives in the United States, misses his hometown. He dedicated his new...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
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Atiaf Alwazir
Political satire poking fun at Yemeni officials mushroomed during the country’s uprising. Starting among a receptive audience in the tents of Sanaa’s...
Monday, April 30, 2012
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Joanna Azar
The Armenian community in Jbeil are well organized and vote in unison. However, they do not consider themselves as separate from the rest of the...
Monday, April 23, 2012
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Ibrahim al-Amin
Lebanon is approaching a decisive regional juncture. The confrontation over Syria is entering a new phase which will require new tools to be used. A...
Monday, April 2, 2012
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