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Samia Nakhoul

Lira-Krise und Streit mit Trump fordern Machtmensch Erdogan

Sep 06 2018

Istanbul Recep Tayyip Erdogan wähnt sich im Krieg: Der seit seinem Wahlsieg im Sommer mit weitreichenden Vollmachten ausgestattete Präsident der Türkei beschuldigt seinen US-Gegenspieler Donald Trump, einen Wirtschaftskrieg gegen sein Land angezettelt zu haben.

Analysis: Erdogan has limited options to save Turkey from financial crisis

Sep 05 2018

ISTANBUL After 15 years in power as prime minister and president, Tayyip Erdogan faced down a weak opposition in June elections that swept away any checks and balances to the unchallenged rule he wanted. In Turkey he appears lord of all he surveys.

Erdogan has limited options to save Turkey from financial crisis

Sep 04 2018

ISTANBUL After 15 years in power as prime minister and president, Tayyip Erdogan faced down a weak opposition in June elections that swept away any checks and balances to the unchallenged rule he wanted. In Turkey he appears lord of all he surveys.

Lebanese central bank says pound stable, urges fiscal reform

Aug 06 2018

BEIRUT Lebanon's pound is stable and the central bank has the means to defend its stability, central bank governor Riad Salameh said on Monday, urging fiscal reforms to reinforce monetary stability.

Trump's Iran decision puts Iraq leaders to the test

May 10 2018

BAGHDAD President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal has cast a shadow over an already fraught election in Iraq, where Tehran and Washington have vied for influence since the U.S.-led invasion toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003.

Hezbollah doesn't expect Israeli war, but is ready for one

Mar 15 2018

BEIRUT Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah does not expect its arch foe Israel to launch a war for now in Lebanon but is prepared for one, the deputy leader of the Iran-backed Shi'ite group told Reuters in an interview on Thursday.

Years late, Syria's children of war learn to read and write

Feb 09 2018

DAMASCUS - Hussein al-Khalaf, aged 13, burst into tears as he sat in his classroom at the Ahmed Baheddine Rajab school near Damascus, recounting why he is learning to read and write for the first time in his life. | Video

Algeria's ruling caste set on orderly succession, when the time comes

Dec 13 2017

ALGIERS Algerians are facing the eventual departure of their long-serving president, the ailing Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in the knowledge that all is being done to ensure little changes when he goes.

Trotz Kritik an Trump - Saudis in Nahostplan involviert

Dec 12 2017

- von Samia Nakhoul und Stephen Kalin und Suleiman und Al-Khalidi

Despite furor over Jerusalem move, Saudis seen on board with U.S. peace efforts

Dec 08 2017

BEIRUT/RIYADH/AMMAN Saudi Arabia pulled no punches when it condemned President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. But Palestinian officials say Riyadh has also been working for weeks behind the scenes to press them to support a nascent U.S. peace plan.

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