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A role in search of a hero

01 December, 2017

Comment: The Arab world seems destined to continue to offer a leadership role in search of its hero, writes Robert Springborg.

Syria regime negotiators threaten to quit Geneva peace talks

01 December, 2017

Syrian regime negotiators have threatened to ditch peace talks in Geneva, condemning "provocative" statements from the opposition over the fate of President Bashar al-Assad.

Syria rebels shoot down regime helicopter: monitor

01 December, 2017

Rebels shot down a Syrian regime helicopter on Friday in a southwestern region near the borders with Israel and Lebanon.

US to withdraw over 400 marines from Syria

01 December, 2017

The international coalition fighting IS hails plans for a US troop withdrawal as a sign of 'progress' as operations around Raqqa wind down.

EU official: IS remains threat despite loss of 'caliphate'

30 November, 2017

IS may not be as capable they were when their so-called caliphate was at its strongest, but they are still a threat said the EU's counter-terrorism coordinator.

Britain's 'optimistic offer' of closer ties with Arab allies

30 November, 2017

The British leader reassured Arab allies that her country will remain engaged in the region in a post-Brexit era, with a 'new, ambitious and optimistic offer of partnership.'

Assad regime 'used cluster bombs' in besieged Eastern Ghouta

30 November, 2017

At least 10 civilians died because of the Assad regime's use of the banned Soviet-made cluster munitions, says Amnesty International.

Lebanon's political class must capitalise on Hariri's popularity

30 November, 2017

Comment: Rather than exacerbate sectarian rifts, the drama surrounding Lebanese PM Hariri's resignation has actually served to boost national harmony, writes Mona Alami.

Britain's May tours Mideast amid Islam row with Trump

30 November, 2017

May implored Saudi leaders to urgently ease a blockade on Yemen to "avert a humanitarian catastrophe", her office said on Thursday.

Hariri signals he may withdraw resignation 'next week'

30 November, 2017

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri signalled on Wednesday night that he may withdraw his resignation next week, saying matters were "positive".

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