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UK Major-Generals on Iraq lessons for Syria

UK Major-Generals on Iraq lessons for Syria

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Hardly anybody was surprised when US president Barack Obama raised the possibility of a military strike on Syria following a chemical attack on August 21 in a Damascus suburb that killed hundreds of people, which the UN confirmed took place in...
23 US diplomatic missions set to suspend operations

23 US diplomatic missions set to suspend operations

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—The US State Department has announced that twenty-three US embassies and consulates across the Middle East, North Africa and Asia are to close Sunday, citing intelligence regarding possible attacks by Al-Qaeda-linked groups. In a press briefing...
Gaza’s fried chicken smugglers

Gaza’s fried chicken smugglers

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Fast-food takes on an entirely different meaning in the Gaza Strip, where some Gazans are willing to wait up to four hours for a delivery of KFC. Unlike the West Bank, the 25-mile long coastal strip does not have any trademark fast-food...
Car bomb in Benghazi kills at least 15

Car bomb in Benghazi kills at least 15

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—A car bomb was detonated Monday afternoon outside Al-Jala hospital in Benghazi, killing at least 15 people and injuring over 30, according to the Libyan deputy interior minister, Abdullah Masoud. The official stated that the explosion had...