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Samia Nakhoul

Palestinians say U.S. 'deal of the century' will finish off their state

Jun 02 2019

BEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, still in draft form after almost two years, is seen by Palestinians, and by some Arab officials and politicians, as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause.

Palestinians say U.S. 'deal of the century' will finish off their state

May 31 2019

BEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, still in draft form after almost two years, is seen by Palestinians, and by some Arab officials and politicians, as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause.

Trump's Golan move boosts Netanyahu but long-term risks for Israel

Mar 25 2019

BEIRUT U.S. President Donald Trump's call for recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights was manna from heaven for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu two weeks before an election.

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

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