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Drug trafficking: Nip the evil in the bud
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-04-16
Author : Abdulateef Al-Mulhim
Every now and then we read reports about security officials thwarting attempts to smuggle narcotics into the Kingdom. The trend shows that these substances are in demand here. The big...
Basics about MERS in the Kingdom
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-04-16
Author : M. Nasir Jawed
1. MERS: First detected in 2012, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome is a deadly respiratory illness and is caused by a coronavirus and hence called MERS-CoV too. It has 60%...
Elections in Arab world not always a good thing
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-04-16
Author : Osama Al Sharif
Someone who is not familiar with the Arab world would be excused if he believed that democracy is thriving in this part of the globe. Elections are due to take...
Iraq is caught in yet another impasse
Source : The Daily Star  
Date : 2014-04-15
Author : Myriam Benraad
As the next national elections approach, officially scheduled for April 30, 2014, Iraq finds itself embroiled in another political and military impasse similar to those of 2004 and the sectarian...
Why Moroccan Salafists fight in Syria
Source : The Daily Star  
Date : 2014-04-15
Author : Mohammed Masbah
Although the estimated number of Moroccans fighting in Syria varies sharply, with the highest at 1,000, local Salafist-jihadist leaders claim that the number could be even higher, in the 1,000-1,500...
Ukraine and Syria, In Orwellian Times
Source : The Counter Punch  
Date : 2014-04-15
Author : Gilbert Mercier
We live in the times that George Orwell predicted in his groundbreaking novel 1984. A time of deception, where nothing is what it seems to be. Lost in a...
Turkey's Rogue Game in Syria
Source : The Counter Punch  
Date : 2014-04-15
Author : Patrick Cockburn
The US's Secretary of State John Kerry and its UN ambassador, Samantha Power have been pushing for more assistance to be given to the Syrian rebels. This is despite strong...
The Iranian Nuclear Weapons Program That Wasn't
Source : The Antiwar.com  
Date : 2014-04-15
Author : Gareth Porter
When U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Carmen M. Ortiz unsealed the indictment of a Chinese citizen in the UK for violating the embargo against Iran, she made what appeared to be...
A Mixed Record
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2014-04-15
Author : Diana Mukkaled
When US investigative journalist and author Seymour Hersh writes an article accusing Turkish intelligence of involvement in the chemical attack in Syria's suburb of Ghouta last summer, we must pause,...
Rich Arabs, poor Arabs and the ever-widening gap
Source : Al Arabiya TV  
Date : 2014-04-15
Author : Jamal Khashoggi
Rich Arabs live in first world countries and pay their employees - whether citizens or foreigners - wages which are not even suitable for third world countries. They are happy...
Why Arabs go backwards
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2014-04-15
Author : Shamlan Al-Essa
New York Times, the well known American newspaper, published on April 9 a long report on its front page about the problem of accepting outstanding students in prestigious American universities,...
Fair Syrian battle of ballot!
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-04-15
Author : Bikram Vohra
There is this white van going down the road. And it has the Syrian flag on its side and everyone is happy and the people are lining the roads and...
Arabs must unite before seeking a permanent seat at the U.N.
Source : Al Arabiya TV  
Date : 2014-04-14
Author : Abdulrahman al-Rashed
Since the beginning of the new century, Arabs have demanded a permanent seat in the U.N. Security Council. The demand came in response to the U.N.'s promises of reform. The...
Debate: Women were at the forefront of the Arab Spring
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2014-04-14
Author : Dr. Om El-Ezz El-Farissi
Women constitute half of the world's population. No event is complete without their participation, let alone events the size of the Arab Spring revolutions, which were led by oppressed peoples...
Debate: Women were taken by surprise by the events of the Arab Spring
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2014-04-14
Author : Afraa Al-Hariri
Arab women did not generally expect the wave that hit Arab Spring countries to be as large as it was. Barring a few exceptions in a handful of regions and...
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