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Egypt joins Israel as Gaza's jailer
A grassroots protest petition circulates as the Egyptian military increasingly isolates the Gazans.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2013 10:15 GMT
John Kerry sells a war that Americans aren't buying
If Congress approves military action in Syria, they will fail to represent the people who elected them.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2013 08:22 GMT
US encourages democracy in Yemen, then turns deaf ear
The drone assault on Yemen mocks the vote by a US-supported national unity conference to ban extra-judicial killings.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2013 12:39 GMT
Panel to review Guantanamo detainees
A new governmental process will review whether specific detainees should be freed.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2013 11:24 GMT
Gazan suffering treated as side show to Egyptian ‘main stage act’
No matter who is president or which party rules in Egypt, the Palestinians of Gaza pay the price when turmoil reins.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2013 19:00 GMT
Fighting back against the drones
From al-Qaeda to fashion designers, people are developing tactics to defend against drone strikes and surveillance.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2013 13:23 GMT
Obama's haunting and the curse of governance
The seeds of the present war were not sown during 9/11, but half a century before and were nurtured by US policies.
Last updated: 28 May 2013 16:57 GMT
Obama's speech: The question of drones
Did the US president answer the salient questions posed to him, and did he effectively contextualise the use of drones?
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Inside Story Americas
Last updated: 24 May 2013 14:47 GMT
The protest and the predators
If John Brennan is accepted as CIA director, unchecked drone strikes will increase with little-to-no accountability.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 15:15 GMT
Bahrain deports four foreign activists
Observers for rights groups expelled amid security clampdown to prevent mass pro-democracy protests in capital.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2012 19:28 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
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Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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ISIL and the French diplomatic renaissance
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In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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