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    What revolutionaries have learnt since

    Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    TWO very different political waves are sweeping through the Middle East and north Africa. Popular protests are overthrowing the leaders of military regimes for the...

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    Crisis-struck Sudan signs deals for $300m with Arab funds

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    Sudan has signed deals for loans worth $300 million with regional Arab funds, authorities said on Saturday, as the government struggles to cope with an...

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    Geo-politics of ‘Arab embrace’ of Syria

    Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:00am on January 06, 2019

    IN THE Syrian war, Syria was hardly the actual target ever. Syria, as it stands evidently exposed now, was only a battle-field against Iran and...

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    UAE seeks rich, educated foreigners with long-term visa scheme

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on November 26, 2018

    The United Arab Emirates will offer long-term visas to rich property investors, senior scientists and entrepreneurs in an effort to support its economy and real...

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    The economics of Arabellion

    Nasser Rabbat | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2018

    NO-ONE can be in any doubt that the revolutions of the Arab Spring have developed to become sectarian in nature, at times extremely so....

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    RAB arrests three JMB people

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42am on July 31, 2018

    The Rapid Action Battalion on has arrested three members of banned extremist outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh at places in...

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    Trump seeks to revive Arab NATO to confront Iran

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:50am on July 29, 2018

    The Trump administration is quietly pushing ahead with a bid to create a new security and political alliance with six Gulf Arab states, Egypt and...

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    Arab coalition takes control of Hodeidah airport

    Reuters . Aden | Updated at 12:34am on June 21, 2018

    Fears of a humanitarian crisis in Yemen’s main port city Hodeidah grew as battles spilled into residential districts on Wednesday after Arab coalition forces seized...

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    Qatar accuses Saudis of reckless behaviour as Arab row enters 2nd year

    Reuters . Dubai/Doha | Updated at 12:34am on June 06, 2018

    Qatar accused Saudi Arabia of ‘reckless behaviour’ that is tearing apart a pro-Western Gulf bloc in the wake of a report that Riyadh threatened military...

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    Israel: the Arabs’ not so secret friend

    by Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:05am on March 18, 2018

    APPARENTLY, it is the persistent ISIS threat that is driving Israel and Egypt closer in the great Sinai desert, leading the former to use its...