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Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations

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Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations

Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations Easter is a special holiday for Christians because more than Christmas, it brings Christians closer to their faith. Although both Easter and Christmas are commercialized by big business and greed, Easter resonates more. Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter after mainstream Christians, mainly because the Orthodox remain on the old Julian…

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Why Algeria Should Get a Leader Like President Erdoğan? 

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Why Algeria Should Get a Leader Like President Erdoğan? 

Why Algeria Should Get a Leader Like President Erdoğan?  President Erdoğan read attentively Ibn Khadun and Machiavelli, and synthesized their theory in the exercise of power’s ruse and cruelty. By Abdennour Toumi  In the wake of Mr. Kamel Daoud’s Open Letter, a journalist and an author based in Paris to President Erdoğan, he wrote in…

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“Olive Branch” Paris Position: Reticence and Opacity

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“Olive Branch” Paris Position: Reticence and Opacity

“Olive Branch” Paris Position: Reticence and Opacity Ankara’s Operation “Olive Branch” in Afrin indicates a new orientation to reinstate Paris’ position in the Syrian civil war by trying to be a major player in the process of Syrian peace talks negotiations. By Abdennour Toumi Turkey’s current military foray Operation “Olive Branch” in Afrin, a northwestern…

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How President Trump and Arab Leaders Are Making Turkey Great Again

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How President Trump and Arab Leaders Are Making Turkey Great Again

How President Trump and Arab Leaders Are Making Turkey Great Again By Abdennour Toumi The Arab street has been waiting for a political leader (a-Zae’em) since Gamel and Houari Boumédiène when it comes to making a stand against the Western hegemony led by the U.S. in the region. Lately the Middle East has been experiencing…

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Syrian journalist murdered with mother in Turkey

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Syrian journalist murdered with mother in Turkey

Syrian journalist murdered with mother in Turkey Orient News English reported that their English language editor Halla Barakat was found murdered in her apartment with her mother this morning in Turkey. Barakat was a fierce critic of the violence in Syria and was investigating war crimes there. She was investigating abuses and torture of prisoners…

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Emerging optimism for Lebanon’s political deadlock

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Emerging optimism for Lebanon’s political deadlock

Emerging optimism for Lebanon’s political deadlock Will the Lebanese living abroad visit their homeland in large numbers this summer? By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz A disastrous civil war that lasted fifteen years (1975-1990) nearly obliterated Lebanon’s image as the “Switzerland of the Middle East.” Since the end of the civil war Lebanon has been reconstructed, physically,…

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