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UK-based Guardian 'documentary' on Dearborn advocates political Islam

UK-based Guardian 'documentary' on Dearborn advocates political Islam

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Is there an Arab Spring in the offing?

Is there an Arab Spring in the offing?

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The year that Jews were expelled by Iraq and embraced by Israel

The year that Jews were expelled by Iraq and embraced by Israel

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Palestinians call on fellow Arabs to bomb Gaza

Palestinians call on fellow Arabs to bomb Gaza

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Obama appoints controversial advisor on Mideast affairs

Obama appoints controversial advisor on Mideast affairs

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Middle East: Arab women want 'Arab spring' to provide space for their rights

At a conference on women's rights, activists from ten Arab countries agree the focus must be on enshrining women's rights in Arab constitutions. "After Tahrir, [. . .] "there is no turning back." Even though they may use "sexual violence against women, virginity tests and sexual harassment when ...

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Middle East: The Arab spring and the nexus between Israel, Palestine, Syria and Saudi Arabia

The toxins of the Israel-Palestine conflict in a region caught between a desire for freedom, a clash over religion and a struggle for power continue to be felt. The dreams of the young people who gave rise to the Arab spring are fading. Islamist parties and the power struggle between Saudi Arabia ...

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Many Arab Leaders Shy Away From Baghdad Summit

Amid tight security, a three-day Arab League summit is under way in Baghdad, but only around half of the leaders of the 22 Arab League member states are expected to take part.

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Many Arab Leaders Shy Away From Summit

Amid tight security, a three-day Arab League summit is under way in Baghdad, but only around half of the leaders of the 22 Arab League member states are expected to take part.

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Leaders from Arab nations convene for UN technology summit

More than 600 government and technology leaders from the Arab region convened today at a United Nations summit in Doha, Qatar, to discuss issues such as cybersecurity, access to broadband and youth employment.

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On Arab Spring anniversary, Ban commends Tunisians for progress achieved

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended the people of Tunisia for the progress achieved since the start of their revolution one year ago, and pledged the continuing support of the United Nations for their efforts.

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Five myths of the so-called 'Arab Spring'

Five myths of the so-called 'Arab Spring'

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Middle Eastern studies programs failed to foresee 'Arab Spring'

Middle Eastern studies programs failed to foresee 'Arab Spring'

Mideast studies programs appear to cater to the rising authoritarian regimes in Egypt and elsewhere.

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Arab States Set To Ratify Syrian Sanctions

Arab League foreign ministers are expected to meet to ratify fresh sanctions against Syria for its crackdown on protesters.

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Terrorists in Love: book review

Terrorists in Love: book review

Terrorists share what is on their hearts as they prepare to detonate suicide vests.

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Egypt: video records brutal police beat-down

Egypt: video records brutal police beat-down

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Hamas terrorist leader says the West will not prevail

Hamas terrorist leader says the West will not prevail

Mahmoud Al-Zahhar says the West "will not be able to withstand the great and glorious Islam." Now that the U.S. is leaving Iraq and Afghanistan, it should leave Palestine as well, says Zahhar.

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The Madness of the Mideast

The Madness of the Mideast

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The Failure of the 'Arab Spring'

The Failure of the 'Arab Spring'

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Arab Spring Activists Win 2011 Sakharov Prize

Five Arab Spring activists have won the European Parliament's 2011 Sakharov Prize.

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Arab Officials Meet With Assad

Syrian President Bashar Assad has met Arab ministers aiming to end months of violence.

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Arab Officials Meet Assad As 13 Killed In Syria

Senior Arab officials are arriving in Syria in a push for reconciliation between President Bashar al-Assad's regime and the opposition.

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Arab Officials Arrive In Syria For Talks

Senior Arab officials are arriving in Syria in a push for reconciliation between President Bashar al-Assad's regime and the opposition.

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Middle East: The women of the Arab Spring on the need to establish democracy

Bernard Sabella, a Catholic professor of sociology at Bethlehem University, analyzes the role of women in Middle Eastern countries: background figure, political activist or terrorist. Member States must ensure economic, social, cultural and educational security, not only military. On the ...

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The Arab Spring, A Catholic Spring, and a London Fall

The Arab Spring, A Catholic Spring, and a London Fall

A month after a SNAP conference plotted the end of the Catholic Church, over a million young Catholics cheered for the Pope and their faith at World Youth Day.

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Arab Spring highlights rejection of corruption, says UN anti-crime chief

Corruption is a serious impediment to reducing poverty and achieving development goals, the head of the United Nations agency anti-crime agency said today, adding that this year?s uprisings in the Arab world highlighted the anger within societies at this scourge.

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ISRAEL/PALESTINE Concerns and hopes in Arab and Israeli press over Shalit swap

Mideast papers are divided over the prisoners swap. Some view it as negative for any future agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. Others see some confidence-building elements in it. Downbeat, Haaretz writes however, “Almost tragically, Israel has nearly succeeded in strengthening the war ...

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