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ALEPPO, Syria — Al-Qaeda-affiliated Hurras al-Din (Guardians of Religion Organization) in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib has been unprecedently weakened, with its first and second jihadist leadership ranks...

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5 of the Best Arab and North African Women Filmmakers

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Is al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria’s Idlib on its way to demise?

ALEPPO, Syria — Al-Qaeda-affiliated Hurras al-Din (Guardians of Religion Organization) in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib has been unprecedently weakened, with its first...

Political bickering stalls Tunisian national dialogue

TUNIS — A government of national salvation is more than necessary in Tunisia amid the disruption of political dialogue among the ruling political elite,...

Re: Lebanon's Hezbollah may open representative office in Russia

Lebanon's Hezbollah movement is reportedly considering opening a representative office in the Russian capital Moscow, according to a report published yesterday by Lebanese...

Maha Yahya: An Architect Turned Scholar Focuses on People

“I was trying to understand how this place came about, the politics of war that fragmented the city, and the survival strategies of...

Political risk vs. risk to force: How policy decisions impact risk and capability in partner operations

Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) is the U.S. military’s name for the...

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Turkey: Erdogan sacks another central bank chief after sharp rate hike

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan abruptly sacked Turkey's central bank chief on Saturday, two days after a surprise sharp interest rate increase to head...

BAFTA: Palestinian film 'The Present' wins best short film award

The Present, a movie set in the occupied West Bank and directed by British-Palestinian filmmaker Farah Nabulsi, has won a BAFTA award for best...

Re: The US empire is extorting Sudan into an unpopular recognition of Israel

"No conciliation, no coexistence and no negotiations with Israel" – those were the famous "Three Nos" of the August 1967 Khartoum summit of...

Ancient South Sinai city of Saint Catherine to get facelift

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Online Book Clubs Keep Conversations on Arab Literature Alive

Adabiyat, founded by Alaoui and Lina Barkawi, is a particularly successful Arab-literature focused book club that that launched last summer. Although it doesn’t...

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New Centers Assist Students with Disabilities at 5 Egyptian Universities

“The work in the center is a message that is not limited to students, but extends to include administrators, faculty members, and the...

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BAFTA: Palestinian film 'The Present' wins best short film award

The Present, a movie set in the occupied West Bank and directed by British-Palestinian filmmaker Farah Nabulsi, has won a BAFTA award for best short film. The award was presented...

Re: Netanyahu: ‘We are changing the map of the Middle East’

In a televised speech broadcast on Saturday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said “we are changing the map of the Middle East”, in...

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