After a Year, Deep Divisions Hobble Syria’s... →
Nearly a year into Syria’s uprising, the opposition to President Bashar al-Assad is a fractious collection of divided political groups, longtime exiles, grass-roots organizers and militants.
Why Is the West Silent about Algeria? →
Article by Peace Studies scholar Johan Galtung
CBS News Director of Middle East and North Africa Programs, Charles Dunne, speaks with CBS News about the crackdown on NGOs in Egypt.
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Egypt's military warns of plots on eve of strike →
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s military rulers warned Friday that the country faces conspiracies that seek to topple the state and spread chaos, in a message intended to undermine activists who plan to mark the anniversary of President Hosni Mubarak’s overthrow with anti-army protests….
Two Sudans Near Brink in Oil Dispute →
Sudan and South Sudan are seizing tankers, shutting down wells and imperiling the tenuous peace that has held — just barely — after decades of war. -NYT
Government Sites Hit, Syria Says; Toll Seen Rising... →
Explosions in the city of Aleppo targeted security units on Friday, state media reported, as Syrian forces were said to be laying siege to the central city of Homs. -NYT
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Argentina to raise Falklands UK 'militarisation'... →
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