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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.
December 10, 2011
Muammar Qaddafi used the schools to promote his ideology and now the new government is purging his influence from curriculums and textbooks.
November 12, 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.
May 25, 2011
Investment in Jordan's public sector will create jobs for indigenous citizens but may hurt the private sector, run mainly by naturalised Palestinians.
February 16, 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.'
February 15, 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.
February 3, 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.
January 30, 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.
January 26, 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.
January 25, 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.
January 24, 2011
Lebanon, Israel, Syria and Cyprus vie for new natural gas reserves that are already causing political realignments in the region, as the Israelis get closer to Greece.
January 23, 2011
Walid Jumblatt's decision is a setback to Saad Hariri, the former prime minister who less than a day earlier confirmed that he would seek a new term in office.
January 22, 2011
Gatherings of black-clad Shi'ite men in Beirut in early hours of morning alarm Sunni residents, and children are taken out of school by worried parents.
January 19, 2011
‘Mudslinging unlikely to subside’ says observer as Lebanese president postpones talks on new government.
January 18, 2011
In the first comments by the Hizbollah leader since his party toppled the government he told a TV audience that Lebanese judges, funding and obligations to the tribunal must be removed.
January 17, 2011
Lebanese government weakened by foreign minister's resignation
Sheikh Mohammed chairs first UAE Cabinet meeting in person since February
Ancient life on Mars more likely than previously thought, study finds
Gold continues to glitter, but for how long?
Lebanese singer Elissa delights fans with new album 'Sahbit Raey'