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Badr Alkhorayef
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on : Sunday, 25 Jan, 2015

King Salman: A Seasoned Statesman

Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat—It is difficult to do justice here to the remarkable traits of leadership and humanity possessed by Saudi Arabia's new King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, who succeeded his late brother King Abdullah on Friday. With over six decades of experience in Saudi governance King Salman has a distinguished record of groundbreaking leadership and humanitarian activism. Observers often draw parallels between the founder of the Kingdom, late King Abdulaziz Al Saud, and King Sa...

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Badr Alkhorayef
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on : Friday, 23 Jan, 2015

King Abdullah: A charismatic and groundbreaking leader

Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat—Late Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud safely navigated Saudi Arabia through a period of extreme change, regionally and internationally. Despite facing numerous challenges and adversities, the much-loved monarch ensured that the Kingdom enjoyed a major international presence on all political, economic and diplomatic levels. Thanks to the groundbreaking vision of the late monarch, Saudi Arabia became a symbol of the modern state while holding fas...

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Hamza Mustafa
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on : Thursday, 15 Jan, 2015

Nineveh: “The city is stronger than the tribe”

Baghdad, Asharq Al-Awsat—In June 2014 the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) launched its lightening advance across northern areas of Iraq, taking control of Mosul, the c...

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Hamza Mustafa
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on : Monday, 12 Jan, 2015

Anbar’s Unfinished Tribal Revolution

Baghdad, Asharq Al-Awsat—With battles against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) continuing to rage in both countries, Baghdad has welcomed the assistance of the air ...

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Nazeer Rida
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on : Thursday, 8 Jan, 2015

Between Beirut and a Hard Place

Beirut, Asharq Al-Awsat—Designed to help Lebanon cope with the massive, transforming influx of over a million refugees into a small country of 4 million, new regulations for ...

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Manaf Al-Obaidi
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on : Sunday, 4 Jan, 2015

Iraq’s Baghdadi Besieged

Anbar (Al-Baghdadi District), Asharq Al-Awsat—For the past six months, Iraq’s small town of Al-Baghdadi—55 miles west of Ramadi—has been fighting off Islamic ...

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Dalshad Abdullah
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on : Sunday, 28 Dec, 2014

Girls tried to commit suicide: Former ISIS captive

Erbil, Asharq Al-Awsat—Following an Amnesty International report that women and girls of Iraq’s Yazidi minority forced into sexual slavery by the Islamic State of Iraq ...

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Manaf Al-Obaidi
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on : Monday, 22 Dec, 2014

Mosul: A city living in fear

Mosul, Asharq Al-Awsat—Two hundred and fifty miles (400 kilometers) to the north of Baghdad lies Mosul, the capital of Nineveh province, Iraq’s second largest in terms ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Friday, 19 Dec, 2014

Text of Palestinians’ UN Resolution on Statehood

Reaffirming its previous resolutions, in particular resolutions 242 (1967); 338 (1973), 1397 (2002), 1515 (2003), 1544 (2004), 1850 (2008), 1860 (2009) and the Madrid Princip...

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Hamza Mustafa
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on : Friday, 28 Nov, 2014

Fallujah: A Tale of Two Cities

Baghdad, Asharq Al-Awsat—On the surface, the city of Fallujah, which remains completely under the control of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), appears to be a...

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