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In Morocco, It’s Jennifer Lopez Versus Jihad
Worst article I've read on Morocco in a long time. Full of errors and clichés.
morocco 
5 days ago
Alexandria's iftar event breaks world record despite the mayhem
"Scuffles broke out among attendees of the event, who smashed chairs and tables and threw them at each other."
ramadan  alexandria  egypt 
5 days ago
Senussi “claims” US offered pardon and job in new government
Claims that in 2011 US offered to drop ICC charges (improbable...)
libya 
5 days ago
‘He’s Jesus Christ’
Kristof on the Nuba Mountains conflict.
sudan 
6 days ago
Scott Ritter · ‘We ain’t found shit’ · LRB 2 July 2015
On why Iran shouldn’t accept ‘no notice’ inspections of its nuclear sites
iran  nuclear 
8 days ago
The west opens up to Egypt’s President Sisi - FT
This gets the politics right and the economics wrong - Egypt has not "graduated from handouts" and not that many foreign companies are keen to invest.
Egypt 
10 days ago
Germany frees al-Jazeera reporter Ahmed Mansour
Instead of extraditing him to Egypt as it had hoped
jazeeera  journalism  mansour  germany  egypt 
11 days ago
The Moral Conflict of Living and Working in Qatar
Interesting discussion of the personal pros and the ethical cons
qatar 
14 days ago
Water In Crisis - Spotlight Middle East
Apparently desalination is not the answer
water  middle  east 
14 days ago
Clans du pouvoir : les masques sont tombés
Algerian Kremlinology - the comments are out there.
algeria 
18 days ago
Entangled | The Economist
America and the the Middle East.
uspolicy 
27 days ago
Mohamed Morsi is no Nelson Mandela
on MB: "All they have left now is empty threats of revenge against everyone, if their deluded fantasy of returning to power ever comes true"
muslimbrotherhood  egypt  from twitter_favs
27 days ago
New Left Project | The End of Empire?: Violence and US Hegemony in the Middle East
Gilbert Achcar on Kaplan's plea for a more assertive US imperialism in the Middle East
uspolicy  from twitter_favs
4 weeks ago
A League of His Own | Bloomberg Business
Great profile of Sepp Blatter, much mention of Arab money in FIFA.
football 
4 weeks ago
From Belgium to ISIS
Great, strange, sad story of one wannabe jihadi
belgium  ISIS 
4 weeks ago
World's biggest hotel to open in Mecca
Saudis go on desecrating holy city with crassness
saudi  arabia  mecca 
5 weeks ago
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