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Amal Mousa
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on : Sunday, 26 Apr, 2015

Opinion: The Cat-and-Mouse Game of Terrorism and Freedom

Not only is terrorism a complex and reviled phenomenon, due to the darkness and bloodiness of its crimes, it also poses a host of other serious and sometimes embarrassing problems for those societies affected by it. One of the first victims of terrorism, aside from the peace and security of the afflicted society, are those of personal freedoms, civil liberties, and human rights. Invariably, the fight against terror forces any country, even if it has a long and proud history of democracy, to...

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Mohamed Hassan Shaban
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on : Sunday, 26 Apr, 2015

Egypt declares “new” state of emergency in North Sinai

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Saturday declared a state of emergency in North Sinai for a period of three months, beginning on Sunday, following a recent spate of attacks targeting security and army personnel in the province. A state of emergency has been enforced in parts of the region since last October, but a statement issued by the Egyptian president said the current decision did not represent an extension of this, but rather a new decision that e...

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Fahd Al-Zayabi
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on : Sunday, 26 Apr, 2015

Yemen’s ex-president attempts to leave country, fails: sources

Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat—Yemen’s ousted former president Ali Abdullah Saleh attempted to leave the country in a military aircraft just days ago, but was stopped due to the b...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Sunday, 26 Apr, 2015

Magnitude 6.7 aftershock hits Nepal, causes panic

Kathmandu, AP— A powerful aftershock shook Nepal on Sunday, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets a day after a massive earthqua...

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Mshari Al-Zaydi
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on : Saturday, 25 Apr, 2015

Opinion: ISIS, Iran and the Larger Battle

Saudi Arabia, as well as all members of its coalition, are currently in a state of war against the main source of chaos in the region: Iran. Tehran is fomenting this chaos through ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Saturday, 25 Apr, 2015

ISIS takes military barracks, dam in Iraq’s Anbar: sources

Baghdad, Reuters—Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants in Iraq took partial control of a water dam and military barracks guarding it in the western Anbar pro...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Saturday, 25 Apr, 2015

Saudi Arabia foils ISIS terrorist attack: official

Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat—Saudi security forces have foiled a terrorist attack by militants affiliated to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), an Interior Ministry...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Saturday, 25 Apr, 2015

Insurgents seize large parts of Syria’s Jisr Al-Shughur: monitor

Beirut, Reuters—Islamist insurgents including Al-Qaeda's wing in Syria the Al-Nusra Front on Saturday captured large parts of the northwestern Syrian town of Jisr Al-Sh...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Saturday, 25 Apr, 2015

Devastating Nepal earthquake kills hundreds, triggers deadly Everest avalanche

Kathmandu, Reuters—A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing hundreds of people, toppling a 19th-century tower in ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Friday, 24 Apr, 2015

Euro zone warns Greece no cash till full reform deal

Riga, Reuters—Euro zone finance ministers warned Greece on Friday that its leftist government will get no more aid until it agrees a complete economic reform plan, as Ath...

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