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Syria rebels seize key Iraq border crossings
Iraq official confirms Free Syria Army has taken crossing of Damascus-Baghdad highway, a vital regional trade route.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 14:02 GMT
Syria rebels seize key border crossings
Fighters take control of number of border points with Iraq and Turkey, while clashes continue around Damascus.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 12:23 GMT
Saudi prince invests $300m in Twitter
Alwaleed bin Talal and his investment firm seal the deal with the micro-blogging site after months of negotiations.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2011 22:15 GMT
The mythos of Obama and Osama
With his death, Osama bin Laden's name and story will forever be correlated with that of Barack Obama.
Last updated: 02 May 2011 15:16 GMT
Prince gives Sharon 'benefit of doubt'
Prince Al-Walid bin Talal has vowed to give the "benefit of the doubt" to Ariel Sharon, the Israeli prime minister, if he can broker peace between the Jewish state and the Arabs.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2005 15:16 GMT
Acquiring Egypt's movie heritage
Egyptians have always been proud of their 80-year-old movie industry.
Alaa Shahine in Cairo
Last updated: 24 May 2004 09:45 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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