The Kurdish-controlled but mainly Arab border town of Tal Abyad is one of the areas that have taken the brunt of the Turkish offensive into northeastern Syria, now in its third day (AFP)
The Turkish military’s operation rolling into north eastern Syria is a manifestation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s need to shift attention from the growing chaos within his Justice and Development Party (AKP). Following the
Lebanese protests (AFP File Folder)
I still retain wonderful memories of Lebanon as it once was. Dubbed ‘the Switzerland of the Middle East’ during the early 1970s, it was the most glamorous and exhilarating country in the region attracting visitors
Algerian anti-riot police surround doctors and dentists who are completing their residency stage of their studies during a sit-in outside La Grande Poste in the capital Algiers, on February 12, 2018, as part of a three-month-long strike protesting against compulsory civil service. Photo AFP ©AFP ⁃ RYAD KRAMDI
The long-term future of most of the Arab region's 22 states is likely to be determined by the outcomes of the non-stop demonstrations, protests, and strikes that have been going on for years now, across

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