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Turkey’s rescue of Suleyman Shah’s tomb: Retreat or victory?
Opinion

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In a massive operation that included at least 572 military personnel and backed by an air support, the Turkish military has conducted its first ground military incursion in another state since 1918, when it briefly conquered much of the South Caucasus,

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Bahrain brings new utility projects to light
Economics

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Major investments are underway in Bahrain to reinforce the electricity grid and broaden distribution as the kingdom tries to keep up with increasing demand for power.

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Qatar taps into retail growth
Economics

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Higher income levels, together with greater choice for consumers and changes in shopping patterns, are set to drive growth in Qatar’s retail sector, despite mall operators finding themselves in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

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Kuwait’s retailers face uncertain times
Economics

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Long established as a destination for major brands, Kuwait has witnessed steady retail expansion in recent years, but falling oil prices and forecasts of a budget deficit risk clouding the outlook for 2015.

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Saudi home loan growth rate to cool
Economics

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A boom in bank lending in Saudi Arabia may have reached its peak as tighter credit conditions and weaker private sector activity could curb loan growth this year despite a long-term undersupply of property for sale in the Saudi Arabian market.

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Fall from grace: Hezbollah in the eyes of Sunni Syrians
Global Arab Network - Mamoon Alabbasi
Opinion

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Anti-Assad Syrian activists say 'the axis of resistance' would have remained intact had Hezbollah and Iran stayed neutral in 2011 uprisingSyria's Sunni majority helped Lebanon's Shiite group Hezbollah when it came under Israeli assault in 2006

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GCC building construction, interiors markets buoyant
Economics

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Saudi Interior Contracting and Fit-out Market biggest with a 43% share at $3.4b UAE second, valued at $2.3 billion, represents 31% of market

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IEA says Middle East militancy poses ‘major challenge’ for oil
Economics

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The rise of ISIS Iraq and Syria presents a major challenge for the investment necessary to prevent an oil shortage in the next decade, the International Energy Agency's (IEA's) top economist said on Tuesday.

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EU releases €212 million to support the Palestinian people
Economics

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The EU has released the first tranche of its 2015 financial support to the Palestinian Authority and to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), totalling €212 million.

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We need Arab boots on the ground to defeat ISIS
Opinion

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After the burning alive of Jordanian fighter pilot Moaz Al-Kasasbeh by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a strong response—international in nature, but Arab at its core—is needed,

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Assad is no better than Saddam
Syria Politics

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The Syrian people are being oppressed, humiliated and killed by a criminal and tyrannical regime. This is the only view that any rational, objective and just person can have of the Syrian revolution, and this is the right view.

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No-man's land: the Iraqis trapped between IS and the Kurds
Iraq Politics

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Yahyawah is a muddy, tented settlement to the southeast of the Iraqi city of Kirkuk. Wedged between the borders of semi-autonomous Kurdistan and the front line of the so-called Islamic state (IS), it is in a geopolitical no-man’s land.

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Rewriting the history of aiding terrorism
Global Arab Network - Eyad Abu Shakra
Opinion

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In 1992 I made my first visit to North Carolina, and Chapel Hill clearly stood out as its most charming town. I loved that little American “college town” which wasn’t much different from Europe’s beautiful university cities like Oxford, Leiden, Tubingen and Leuven (Louvain).

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Iraq: Militias Escalate Abuses, Possibly War Crimes
Iraq Politics

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Abuses by militias allied with Iraqi security forces in Sunni areas have escalated in recent months. Residents have been forced from their homes, kidnapped, and in some cases summarily executed.

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