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Must we dance to Saudi tune over Muslim Brotherhood?

Last February the Prince of Wales paid a formal visit to Saudi Arabia. It was his second in less than a year, and his 10th official trip to the Saudi kingdom.


Unclear international strategy surrounding the battle of Kobani

In recent weeks, Western media has focused on the battle in the city of Kobani, northern Syria, between Syrian rebels and Kurdish factions on the one side and the Islamic State (ISIS) on the other.


Egypt, terrorism and Mahmoud Abbas

I would first like to begin by expressing my deepest condolences to the families of the Egyptian soldiers that were killed in the Sinai Peninsula. I would also like to offer my condolences to the officers of the Egyptian Armed Forces over the death of their fellow officers following this aggression.


Hard winter in store for Gazans after summer of destruction

Gazans are facing a hard winter without adequate shelter after a summer of destruction. Gaza emerged from the recent assault over July and August in tatters: over 2,000 Gazans had lost their lives, 100,000 people had their homes destroyed and the public infrastructure was in pieces. As temperatures drop, their situation looks all the more precarious.


The eradication of Sinai and Gaza

File photo of the Rafah CrossingThe leader of the coup regime in Egypt resorted to repeating the same broken record as grounds to justify the death of Egyptian soldiers in Sinai, saying that what happened was a "foreign conspiracy" and that the attack was carried out with foreign support, without pinpointing who these supporting parties were and what type of support they provided.