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    London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Every year, Amnesty International releases dozens of reports about the state of human rights in country's across the world. When it comes to Iran, one issue of ...

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Mohamed Abdu Hassanein
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on : Thursday, 18 Sep, 2014

No plans to privatize Egypt stock market: Chairman

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—There are currently no plans to privatize Egypt’s stock market either in the near or distant future, according to the head of the bourse. Speaking on Wednesday on the second and final day of the 2014 Euromoney Egypt Conference in Cairo, Chairman of the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) Mohamed Omran told delegates there were currently no plans to privatize the EGX, one of the region’s largest exchanges, adding that it was unlikely any such plans would materialize “in ...

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British journalist John Cantlie purportedly shown in ISIS video

Beirut, Reuters—Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants released a video on Thursday that they said shows British journalist John Cantlie in captivity saying he will soon reveal "facts" about the group to counter its portrayal in Western media. ISIS, which controls territory in Syria and Iraq, has already beheaded two American journalists and one British aid worker in recent weeks in what it said was reprisal for US air strikes against it in Iraq. But in the new roughly ...

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Khamenei website infograph slams nuclear negotiation efforts

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—The official website of Iranian Supreme Leader Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has published an infograph illustrating US diplomats making demands and is...

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Obaid Al-Suhaymi
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Bahrain warns Qatar over citizenship dispute

Manama, Asharq Al-Awsat—Bahrain warned on Wednesday it was ready to take serious counter-measures against Qatar over Doha’s alleged policy of offering Qatari citizenship to...

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Arafat Madabish
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Yemen: Iran, Oman pressure Houthis to accept government deal

Sana'a, Asharq Al-Awsat—Yemen’s Houthis and the central government appeared to move closer to an agreement to end the bloodshed that has recently gripped the country, ...

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Iran rules out cooperating with US in Iraq

New York, AP—Iran's foreign minister on Wednesday ruled out cooperating with the United States in helping Iraq fight Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants and ...

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Scots vote in independence referendum to seal the United Kingdom’s fate

Edinburgh, Reuters—Scots began voting in an independence referendum on Thursday that will decide the fate of the United Kingdom, after opinion polls showed hundreds of th...

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Dalshad Abdullah
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ISIS no threat to Erbil: Peshmerga official

Erbil, Asharq Al-Awsat—Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters currently pose no threat to the Kurdish capital Erbil, as Peshmerga forces continue to drive Islami...

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Amy Assad
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Rock the Casbah review: Dysfunction meets humor at a Moroccan elite family funeral

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Laïla Marrakchi’s Rock the Casbah opens with a narration from the film’s family patriarch, Hassan Ben Amor, played by screen legend Omar Sharif (...

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Eyad Abu Shakra
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Opinion: Torn States and Changing Identities

Scotland’s pro-independence camp did not need to form armed groups or practice ritual murders to declare their intention to secede from the United Kingdom. Nevertheless, they pus...

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