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Syria's vote and the will of neighbouring countries
What's most telling about the election is not how it turned out in Syria, but the way Assad fared in Lebanon and Jordan.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2014 06:24 GMT
Obama and US exceptionalism
When the 'world's policeman' has failed the world, isn't it time to appoint a new one?
Last updated: 03 Jun 2014 13:02 GMT
Tunisia drug use grows amid economic stress
Thousands face social stigma over an addiction to Subutex, an opiate-replacement drug that helps heroin users get clean.
Safa Ben Said
Last updated: 28 May 2014 10:40 GMT
Newfound cinematic freedom tested in Tunisia
While Tunisian films are increasingly tackling taboos, directors say they still face censorship and funding challenges.
Last updated: 10 May 2014 19:32 GMT
New 'controls' on niqab spur alarm in Tunisia
Vague government statements on face-covering garment highlight growing secular-religious tensions in Tunisia.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2014 11:49 GMT
Tunisian media in flux since revolution
Newfound freedom has raised new questions about transparency, objectivity and the need for editorial independence.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2014 10:38 GMT
Tunisian president cuts own pay by two-thirds
Moncef Marzouki says the state has to be a model to deal with the country's deteriorating financial situation.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 14:12 GMT
Small Tunisian firms struggle to turn profits
Entrepreneurs in the country face a number of challenges, from currency restrictions to state banks wary of new ideas.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2014 07:17 GMT
Iran, Orientalism and Western illusions about Syria
Over 100,000 deaths and millions of refugees later, is the Western narrative similar to what Iranians have been saying?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Last updated: 06 Apr 2014 09:11 GMT
World Bank outlines corruption under Ben Ali
Report shows how Tunisian president and family tailored laws to enrich themselves and supporters at public's expense.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2014 18:31 GMT
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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