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Protesting outside the israeli embassy in cairo!
NATO Won't Apologize for Libya Misfire
Thanks, Judge Dreadful.
On the disputed Abeiy region.
Juan Cole's translation project.
Dr Neil Partrick on Bahrain and the sectarian spillover to the rest of the Gulf:
Not more talk of Marshall Plans...
Because of the "fake" videos?
UK needs to spend more on defense if it's going to go to war.
This is on a tour for journos?
AIB, money launderer fo the elite?
What a horrible woman.
"Assad has also managed to convincingly cast himself as the least nefarious member of Syria's power elite (it helps to have a psychotic brother). "
"Nuance, apparently, is not Cohen's forte."
Interview with Sheikh M. Hassan
My first thoughts on the employment of Israel's "Iron Dome" system today:
Fahmi Howeidy calls criticism of the military "intellectual blackmail."
Text of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s letter to President Barack Obama:
NY Times on intensifying crackdown in #Bahrain. @HRW's Dan Williams: they are "leaving no oppressive stone unturned."
#Sudan confiscates copies of pro-opposition daily
Bloomberg: Dubai may get new financial aid from Abu Dhabi: Barclays #UAE