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Egypt crisis strains US-Saudi ties
Some analysts believe Saudi Arabia's strong support for Egypt's military government has put Washington in a bind.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2013 10:34 GMT
Heir's death opens Saudi succession question
The choice of King Abdullah's successor will come after intricate familial politics in the Gulf monarchy.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2011 18:17 GMT
Foreign troops in Bahrain
As neighbouring countries deploy troops to Bahrain, are they containing instability or spreading it?
Last updated: 17 Mar 2011 13:29 GMT
Fresh clashes in Bahrain protests
Tear gas fired on protesters attempting to retake Pearl roundabout, as military are ordered to pull out by crown prince.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2011 11:39 GMT
Bahraini protesters fired upon
Troops use live fire around Pearl roundabout in capital Manama, as opposition rejects royal family's call for talks.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2011 08:46 GMT
Bahrain forces fire at protesters
Troops open live fire around Pearl roundabout in Manama after nightfall, at least 66 wounded.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2011 20:55 GMT
Bahrain deploys army after raid
Troops and tanks lock down capital Manama after police attack peaceful demonstrators in pre-dawn assault, killing four.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2011 22:56 GMT
Avoiding conflict with the Taliban?
Inside Story discusses if the US strategy in Afghanistan is still on track.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2010 10:36 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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