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1,777 new HIV cases detected in 2013

Monday, 05 January 2015

RIYADH – A total of 1,777 new HIV cases were discovered in the Kingdom in 2013, according to a ......

‘Extreme events’ in 2013 were due to global warming, says U.N.

Monday, 24 March 2014

The U.N. weather agency blames human impact on the global climate for much of last year's extreme ......

Dubai Investments expects 2013 profit of over $217.8m

Thursday, 02 January 2014

Dubai Investments expects to make a profit of around 800 million dirhams ($217.8m) in 2013, a ......

Dubai welcomes 2014 with record fireworks show

Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Dubai shattered the world record for the largest ever pyrotechnic display on New Year's Eve with a ......

For Arabs, a bad 2013 leaves little hope for 2014

Monday, 30 December 2013

Sharif Nashashibi, a regular contributor to Al Arabiya News, The Middle East magazine and the Guardian, is an award-winning journalist and frequent interviewee on Arab affairs. He is co-founder of Arab Media Watch, an independent, non-profit watchdog set up in 2000 to strive for objective coverage of Arab issues in the British media. With an MA in International Journalism from London's City University, Nashashibi has worked and trained at Dow Jones Newswires, Reuters, the U.N. Development Programme in Palestine, the Middle East Broadcasting Centre, the Middle East Economic Survey in Cyprus, and the Middle East Times, among others. In 2008, he received the International Media Council's "Breakaway Award," given to promising new journalists, "for both facilitating and producing consistently balanced reporting on the highly emotive and polarized arena that is the Middle East." He can be found on Twitter: @sharifnash

 

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Good riddance 2013, a year of misfortune and a few good men

Saturday, 28 December 2013

Hisham Melhem is a columnist and analyst for Al Arabiya News Channel in Washington, DC. Melhem has interviewed many American and international public figures, including Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, Secretaries of State Hillary Clinton and John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen, among others. He is also the correspondent for Annahar, the leading Lebanese daily. For four years he hosted "Across the Ocean," a weekly current affairs program on U.S.-Arab relations for Al Arabiya. Follow him on Twitter : @hisham_melhem

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Top 10 photos of 2013

Saturday, 28 December 2013

An entire year of news summed up in 10 of the most poignant and popular photos in 2013...

Syria and Egypt in 2013: the year war raged on

Thursday, 26 December 2013

Dr. Ramzy Baroud has been writing about the Middle East for over 20 years. He is an internationally-syndicated columnist, a media consultant, an author of several books and the founder of PalestineChronicle.com. His books include “Searching Jenin”, “The Second Palestinian Intifada” and his latest “My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza’s Untold Story”. His website is www.ramzybaroud.net and he tweets @RamzyBaroud.

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