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Dec 10, 2011
With tribal conflicts and personal score-settling on the rise, the weapons that were given to Libyans to battle the Qaddafi regime have become Libya¿s primary security threat. Read Article Qaddafi may be dead, but Libyans stick to their guns
Nov 12, 2011
Muammar Qaddafi used the schools to promote his ideology and now the new government is purging his influence from curriculums and textbooks.
Read Article Educators try to purge Qaddafi from Libya's schools
May 25, 2011
Afghanistan has an estimated one million drug users, a 140% increase since 2005. An increasing number of heroin users are choosing to inject it instead of smoking it, with the result that an HIV epidemic is being born. Read Article Aid workers fight secret war against HIV on Kabul's backstreets
Feb 16, 2011
Investment in Jordan's public sector will create jobs for indigenous citizens but may hurt the private sector, run mainly by naturalised Palestinians. Read Article Upheavals highlight tension between Jordan's Palestinians and 'East Bankers'
Feb 15, 2011
Saad Hariri denounces 'stolen positions' in new Hizbollah-dominated government and tells supporters: 'Those who are in the leadership position now used their weapons to get there.'
Read Article Hariri party to strongly oppose replacement Lebanese cabinet
Feb 03, 2011
Miqati's defection from Hariri's political camp and his replacing Hariri as prime minister is forcing people who once followed both men comfortably to choose their camps. Read Article Lebanon's Sunnis split by Saad Hariri-Nijab Miqati feud
Jan 30, 2011
After a Hizbollah-backed candidate was chosen as Lebanon's prime minister-designate, heightened tensions between rival groups mean the centre of Beirut is now marked by roadblocks, armed patrols and closed-off streets. Read Article Lebanon's political crisis turns Beirut into a ghost town
Jan 26, 2011
As new prime minister Najib Maqati calls for unity, his appointment triggers a 'day of rage' by supporters of the deposed PM, Saad Hariri. Read Article Hariri supporters' fury as Hizbollah candidate named PM
Jan 25, 2011
Opposition's switch of support for Najib Makati as the prime ministerial candidate is seen as an effort to present a compromise figure that Sunnis allied to Mr Hariri might support. Read Article Hariri, Hizbollah set for battle over new government
Jan 24, 2011
Lebanon is desperate for energy, and the race to tap the large natural gas reserves located in the eastern Mediterranean has whet the public's interest. Read Article Lebanon short of electricity
Thamer Al Subaihi
Gregor Stuart Hunter
The National staff with agency
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