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DNA studies of Egyptian mummies suggest ties to Levant origins

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Many precious materials have been discovered in the crypts of ancient Egypt, this includes the DNA ......

Shocking video: Baby girl smoking shisha and her mother films the moment

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

An activist on social media have circulated a video showing a 4-year-old Arab girl smoking shisha ......

State of minorities in the bigger Levant picture

Monday, 14 November 2016

Eyad Abu Shakra (also written as Ayad Abou-Chakra) began his media career in 1973 with Annahar newspaper in Lebanon. He joined Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper in the UK in 1979, occupying several positions including: Senior Editor, Managing Editor, and Head of Research Unit, as well as being a regular columnist. He has several published works, including books, chapters in edited books, and specialized articles, in addition to frequent regular TV and radio appearances. Eyad tweets @eyad1949

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Knafeh: The Arab dessert that binds

Wednesday, 02 December 2015

A specialty of the Levant region, knafeh is a syrup-soaked cheese pastry dessert made of vermicelli ......

ISIS threatens to topple Hamas ‘tyrants’ in Gaza

Wednesday, 01 July 2015

Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threatened on Tuesday to turn the Gaza ......

When things fall apart in Iraq and the Levant

Saturday, 28 June 2014

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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ISIS’ path of destruction drains Iraq and Syria’s water supplies

Saturday, 21 June 2014

In the past two weeks, news of the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria, known as ISIS, taking ......

Iraq prepares for a ‘major attack’ on Fallujah

Sunday, 05 January 2014

Iraqi security forces are preparing a “major attack” to retake the city of Fallujah from ......

A year of anxiety lies ahead for the Arab world

Saturday, 04 January 2014

Eyad Abu Shakra (also written as Ayad Abou-Chakra) began his media career in 1973 with Annahar newspaper in Lebanon. He joined Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper in the UK in 1979, occupying several positions including: Senior Editor, Managing Editor, and Head of Research Unit, as well as being a regular columnist. He has several published works, including books, chapters in edited books, and specialized articles, in addition to frequent regular TV and radio appearances. Eyad tweets @eyad1949

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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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The Syrian facets of Lebanon’s crises

Saturday, 12 October 2013

Eyad Abu Shakra (also written as Ayad Abou-Chakra) began his media career in 1973 with Annahar newspaper in Lebanon. He joined Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper in the UK in 1979, occupying several positions including: Senior Editor, Managing Editor, and Head of Research Unit, as well as being a regular columnist. He has several published works, including books, chapters in edited books, and specialized articles, in addition to frequent regular TV and radio appearances. Eyad tweets @eyad1949

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Redrawing the map of the Arab world

Monday, 07 October 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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