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From the grave, Qabbani’s poems lay bare Syria’s agony

During Lebanon’s civil war, local radio sta­tions affiliated…
President Gamal Abdul Nasser with Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in the early 1960s.

The Ghost of Gamal Abdul Nasser

A black and white photograph is making the rounds on social…
Leaders of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood in 2011

A wake-up call for the Syrian Brotherhood

When Ahmad Mouaz al-Khatib was elected…
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Anthony Shadid: A voice telling our tale

Anthony Shadid, the celebrated Lebanese-American journalist…
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What will post-Arab Spring intellectuals write about?

“Ninety years have passed, while we stand tall like electricity…
A banner carrying the flag of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Challenge for Political Islam in Syria

Depending on who one talks to in Syria, the Egyptian elections…
Jerusalem in 2011.

The Jewel in the Crown of the Arab Spring

The Arab Spring has given an interesting twist to the Arab-Israeli…
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Birth of the Obama Doctrine

Back in 2008, then US presidential candidate Barack Obama appeared…
President Hadi of Yemen in 2011.

Yemen's new president; another Sadat?

The swearing-in of Yemen’s new President Abed Rabbo Mansour…