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Editorial

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Dear Mister President

In an open letter to the US President, a leading Palestinian calls for the US to step up peace efforts after the Israeli re-election of Benjamin…

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Current Affairs

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Yemen: GCC presents a united front

Iran has got to stop its adventurist policy in the region or be ready to face the consequences. This is the message the coalition of nine Arab…

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Iran hits out at GCC action on Yemen

Saudi air strikes on Shia rebels in Yemen have triggered a furious reaction from regional rival Iran, with top officials warning that military action…

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Exclusive to The Middle East Online . . .   Holding the line

 

Gulf Arabs bolster forces as US exits

By Ed Blanche

 

As the Middle East is convulsed by unparalleled upheaval, and faces…

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Exclusive to The Middle East Online . . . ALGERIA: A brewing crisis

By Ed Blanche

Algeria’s most infamous and politically explosive corruption scandal went to trial in Algiers on 15 March, five years after it…

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Regional round-up

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Yemen: GCC presents a united front

Iran has got to stop its adventurist policy in the region or be ready to face the consequences. This is the message the coalition of nine Arab…

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Israel & the two-state solution: Is the writing on the wall?

In his speech on 24 June 2002 launching the “Roadmap for Peace” US President George W. Bush called for an independent Palestinian state living side…

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IRAN: Progress or more smoke & mirrors?

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (right), says that progress made in nuclear talks means a final deal can be reached. “There is nothing that cannot be…

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Business

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Saudi Arabia’s stock market streamlining

The long wait is over … almost. Reports indicate that by April eligible foreign institutional investors will be allowed to start trading directly…

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Gaza Marine – cui bono?

In a perplexing about-face, there has been a revival of efforts to permit the exploration of Gaza Marine, the gas reserves located off the coast of…

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Libyans beware:  The Trojan horses are on their way!

“Do not trust the horse, Trojans! Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks even when they bring…

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News and Views

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Book review – Tapestries of the heart

Tapestries of the heart
by Nooshie Motaref
Published by Clinik Street publishing
ISBN 9781909477575
Price £ 8.99 paperback
This award-winning…

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Book review : The Literature of the Lebanese Diaspora

The Literature of the Lebanese Diaspora
by Jumana Bayeh
published by I B Tauris
ISBN 9781780769981
price £62.00 hardback

The Lebanese civil…

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Book review – The Bamboo Stalk

The Bamboo Stalk
by Saud Alsanousi
translated by Jonathan Wright
published by Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation
ISBN 9789927101779
price £16.99…

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Travelog

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EXCLUSIVE to The Middle East online… Saudi tourism market building on substantial growth potential

By Rhona Wells

With $11.6 billion worth of tourism projects currently underway in the country, the strength of Saudi Arabia’s tourist industry is…

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