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Laith al-Khatib
Many workers in Damascus and its countryside continue to work in the industrial zones surrounding the capital even though the war has hit their...
Friday, March 28, 2014
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Muhammad al-Khouli
While Mursi is now tackling the difficult task of juggling affairs concerning the SCAF and international powers, Egypt’s poor are wondering if they...
Saturday, June 30, 2012
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Gilbert Achcar
In a manner infused with the spirit of Western Orientalism, as defined by Edward Said, some Arabs have held that a despotic mentality has taken root...
Friday, January 27, 2012
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Mostafa Bassyouni
The Arab revolts cannot be understood in isolation from one another, and the Syrian uprising is no exception. It erupted in a region that is bursting...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
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