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Nussaibah Younis Interview on Al Jazeera English

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Iraq is left in a sectarian rut after the elite’s horse trading

The war-ravaged country finally has a government, but what kind of precedent does it set for the future? Continue reading

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Ahmadinejad bores Lebanon

Just over the partition separating hundreds of female Hezbollah supporters from their male counterparts, a heated discussion is being held. A teenage security guard, identified as Hezbollah-approved by a green card badge safety-pinned to his T-shirt, wants to pray without leaving the large square in south Beirut where the Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is due to speak. Continue reading

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