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Ahmad al-Assir speaks during a news conference at his office in Sidon, southern Lebanon, May 14, 2012. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho/File Photo
I would have preferred today to write something about the Iraqi Kurdistan referendum and its likely consequences; as it presents a true landmark regardless how one looks at it. However, the sentences passed by Lebanon’s Military Court against the hardline sheikh Ahmad...
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Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi gather at the Rabaa Adawiya square, where they are camping, in Cairo July 12, 2013 Reuters
Should the Western powers declare the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization and ban it? Or should they engage it with a view to transforming it into a firewall against Islamist terror? Though these questions have been posed in Western capitals for a number of...
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During the Republican National Convention in America, the former mayor of New York and a prominent ally of Trump Rudy Giuliani said “We must not be afraid to define our enemy… It is Islamic extremist terrorism! …You know who you are! And we’re coming to get you!” And...
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French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian flanked by French Army Chief of Staff General Pierre de Villiers, leaves the Elysee Palace after a security meeting with French President on January 12, 2015 in Paris. France will call up 10,000 military personnel to bolster security around “sensitive” sites in the country, in the wake of terrorist attacks that left 17 dead, its defence minister said Today. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIK
Paris, Reuters—France will have more than 10,000 soldiers mobilized on home soil by Tuesday after 17 were killed in attacks carried out by Islamist militants in Paris last week, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday. Speaking a day after the biggest...
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File picture of Egyptian military helicopters trailing national flags circling over Tahrir Square during a protest demanding that Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi resign in Cairo. (REUTERS)
What pushed a simple Egyptian man to tie a military boot to his head and participate in protests in support of the country’s army? And what’s the idea behind these giant billboards in Lebanon showing a gigantic photo of a military boot and bearing the slogan...