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Middle East Amp North Africa
Regulatory woes halt Israel gas drills
Explorers hunting lucrative new offshore fields stymied by overzealous rulemakers
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 17:14:08 GMT

Africa
South Africa awaits Marikana verdict
Two years of testimony on killings of mine strikers ends
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:38:24 GMT

Africa
Africa oil groups in no rush to sell
Predators start to circle the region amid falling share prices
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:46:23 GMT

Africa
Africa oil industry refocuses priorities
Development rather than exploration seen as key to value creation
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:45:14 GMT

Africa
Nigeria battles looming currency crisis
As investors bet on naira’s devaluation, central bank’s $1bn intervention fails to halt its slide
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:16:32 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Iraq Kurds push for economic independence
Kurdistan government plans for budget negotiations with Baghdad
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:47:10 GMT

Africa
Upstart party shakes up SA parliament
ANC held to account amid raucous scenes in legislature by Economic Freedom Fighters members
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:51:27 GMT

Africa
G20 to consider pandemic fighting fund plan
World leaders warned of threats to global economy from future outbreaks
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:28:58 GMT

Africa
Africa Cup of Nations in turmoil
Rabat sought to postpone tournament over risk of Ebola spreading
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:36:00 GMT

Africa
South Africa’s union federation in disarray
Biggest split in labour movement since Mandela led ANC to victory
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:18:32 GMT

Africa
Suicide bomber kills 48 in Nigeria
Angry mob attacks soldiers over military’s inability to halt insurgency
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:32:21 GMT

Africa
Chi Farms sale boosts African food sector
Multinationals bet on Africa’s emerging middle class
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 14:10:35 GMT

Africa
South Africa union split divides ruling alliance
Metalworkers’ expulsion raises the spectre of a new political party to challenge the ruling ANC-led government
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 10:53:12 GMT

Africa Economy
Moody’s downgrades South Africa
Rand falls as government’s debt rating cut to Baa2 from Baa1, but outlook changed to stable
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18:53:23 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Jerusalem police clash with protesters
Stun grenades used to disperse the Palestinian protesters from the al-Aqsa mosque site
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 10:05:08 GMT

Africa
Grace Mugabe steps into Zimbabwe politics
Attacks on rival Mujuru suggest Mugabe is trying to keep presidency in family
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:58:11 GMT

Africa
Tanzania gas plans threatened by arrests
Two officials detained for refusing to reveal contracts with foreign oil companies
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:55:39 GMT

Middle East Economy
Saudi private sector growth slows sharply
Low oil prices and labour reforms prompt a slowdown in the economy
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:48:23 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Saudi attack raises fears of Isis effect
Five killed in Shia town as country braces for imported sectarian radicalism by domestic Islamist extremists
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 05:41:34 GMT

Africa
Black Spring warning to Africa’s leaders
Whiff of revolution will have been picked up by ageing leaders wishing to hang on to power
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:16:36 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
At least 24 migrants die as boat capsizes
Vessel carrying people reportedly from Afghanistan and Syria capsizes in Black Sea near Istanbul
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 13:02:46 GMT

Africa
South Africa begins $2bn state sell-off
Finance minister wants to wrap up deals soon
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 12:58:19 GMT

Africa
Burkina Faso army urged to give up power
The country is an important ally of France and the US in the fight against jihadi groups
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 16:17:49 GMT

Africa
Lieutenant Colonel takes control in Burkina Faso
Seventh time that military officer has taken over as head of state since independence from France
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 15:26:02 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Med becomes a no-man’s land for migrants
Journey to Europe looks set to become still more perilous
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:02:26 GMT

Africa
Burkina coup threatens anti-Islamist fight
Departure of Compaoré, a western ally, poses dilemma for France and US
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:55:59 GMT

Africa
Burkina Faso protests follow army coup
West African nation an important ally of US and France
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:23:11 GMT

Africa
Burkina Faso power bid provokes violence
Parliament set ablaze after President Compaoré tries to prolong his 27-year rule
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:32:38 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Iraqi Kurd fighters enter Kobani
Western-backed foreign forces join the fight on the ground in Syria for first time
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:03:02 GMT

Africa
Zambia investors uneasy after Sata death
Investor-friendly reputation has been on the wane
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:05:06 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Turkey faces criticism over border control
Ankara says progress against foreign fighters is under-appreciated by the west
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:48:31 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Jerusalem on edge after shooting of rabbi
Attack on US-Israeli religious activist raises fears of broader Israeli-Palestinian confrontation
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:05:53 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Obama-Netanyahu relationship hits new low
Unnamed official quoted in the context of fraying relations with Washington
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:03:31 GMT

Africa
Nato urged to join fight against Ebola
Epidemic a threat to world peace, say two of the group’s former secretary-generals
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:29:27 GMT

Africa
Zambian President Michael Sata dies
The 77-year-old was three years into his term after winning 2011 elections in Africa’s second-largest copper producer
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:38:19 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Iraqi peshmergas to join Kobani fight
City’s officials say Isis outnumbers them by almost two to one, a ratio unlikely to change
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:45:23 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Oman considers cutting energy subsidies
Government struggles to balance budget amid falling oil price
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:58:14 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Easing of Dubai property prices welcomed
Mohammed Alabbar remains optimistic about longer-term demand despite cooling of market activity
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:23:50 GMT

Middle East Economy
IMF urges Gulf states to cut spending
Regional economic outlook urges reforms to reduce fiscal risks of sustained low oil price
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:25:12 GMT

Africa
Prosecutors to contest Pistorius sentence
Grounds for appeal to be made public when papers are filed
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:51:42 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Libya strife shows perils of impartiality
By their unseemly alliances with jihadis, Libya’s Islamists are courting disaster
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:52:29 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Tunisia secular party claims poll victory
Nida Tunis says exit polls suggest it has won about 80 seats in the 217-member parliament
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:41:30 GMT

Africa
Kim finds mission in Ebola crisis
World Bank president positions institution at forefront of response
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:29:16 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Oil price fall temporary, says Saudi oil executive
Population growth will spur higher consumption, says Sabic head
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:40:12 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Lebanese army fights Sunni militants
Sectarian tensions have intensified in wake of Syrian conflict
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:13:31 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Allure of Isis attracts Libya’s jihadis
Fears grow over dangerous partnerships to win civil war
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 17:23:55 GMT

Africa Economy
Nigeria warns on falling oil prices
Finance minister says Lagos only has “two to three months” cushion
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 15:59:30 GMT

Africa
Mozambique prepares to harness vast gas reserves
Critical period will shape how the gas is developed
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:37:26 GMT

Middle East Amp North Africa
Lebanon army fights gunmen in Tripoli
City has seen some of the worst spillover from the war in neighbouring Syria
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:22:36 GMT

Africa
Nyusi wins Mozambique presidential poll
Frelimo party to tap huge gas potential after extending 39-year grip on power
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:27:45 GMT



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Wall Street Journal


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Middle East News
Saudi Arabia Arrests Terror Suspects
Saudi Arabia said it has arrested 135 suspects who were allegedly plotting to carry out terrorist attacks inside the kingdom.
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:38:41 EST

Middle East News
Two Hostages Killed in Rescue Bid in Yemen
An American and a South African held hostage for more than a year by al Qaeda’s Yemen branch died after a raid by U.S. Special Operations forces, in the second rescue attempt in as many weeks.
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 15:33:57 EST

Middle East News
U.K. to Boost Gulf Military Presence
The U.K. has signed a deal with Bahrain to bolster its military presence in the Gulf region, Britain’s top diplomat said.
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 09:08:54 EST

Middle East News
Militias Win Bloody Battles for Iraq
JURF AL-SAKHER, Iraq—In a makeshift barracks about 40 miles south of Baghdad, Ahmed al-Zamili flipped through pictures on his mobile phone: an Islamic State fighter’s corpse hanging from a crude noose, a dead man clutching an AK-47, and a kneeling, b
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 23:10:55 EST

Africa News
Doctors Try Survivors' Blood to Treat Ebola
Nearly a year after Ebola began spreading in West Africa, researchers are launching clinical trials to see if the blood of survivors can help fight off the disease. But they face a number of challenges in finding donors.
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:16:04 EST

Middle East News
Shiite Militias Win Bloody Battles in Iraq
Fatwa-inspired fighters are gaining political power as they help the Iraqi army repel Islamic State. But the militia groups’ take-no-prisoners tactics are deepening worries about sectarian tensions.
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:27:42 EST

Africa News
ICC Drops Charges Against Kenyatta
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has withdrawn charges of crimes against humanity against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, ending a case that has triggered a backlash from African governments.
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 09:06:07 EST

Middle East News
Timing of U.S. Raid In Yemen Debated
The U.S. learned about the possible location of an American hostage now being threatened with death by militants in Yemen a week before the Pentagon launched a mission aimed at rescuing him last month, U.S. officials said.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:42:17 EST

Middle East News
Timing of U.S. Raid in Yemen Debated
The U.S. learned about the possible location of an American hostage now being threatened with death by militants in Yemen a week before the Pentagon launched a mission aimed at rescuing him last month, U.S. officials said.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:38:41 EST

Middle East News
Lebanon Detains Islamic State Head's Daughter, Ex-Wife
Lebanon’s interior minister said the country’s authorities have detained a daughter and former wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the extremist group calling itself Islamic State.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 12:05:38 EST

Middle East News
Al Qaeda in Yemen Threatens to Kill American Hostage
In video released by the group, a man identifying himself as Luke Somers, an American journalist who disappeared in Yemen last year, asks for help in gaining his release.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:39:00 EST

Middle East News
Yemen Exposes Difficulties in U.S. Strategy
The steady weakening of Yemen’s pro-U.S. government over the past two months has exposed some of the same difficulties Washington faces in its efforts to battle extremist group Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 07:45:23 EST

Middle East News
Iran Jets Bomb Militants In Iraq
Iran launched airstrikes in recent days against Islamic State forces along its border with Iraq, an effort to exert more military influence in the region in the face of America’s resurgent role.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:05:43 EST

The Middle Seat
A Future Model for Flight Crews
To drill the importance of innovation into its class of 30 flight attendants from five continents, an Etihad Airways employee flashed a picture of Steve Jobs on the screen in a conference room at the company’s training academy here.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 22:59:13 EST

The Middle Seat
Airlines Groom New, Global Flight Crews
The major Persian Gulf airlines are attracting international employees, as well as criticism for some labor practices.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19:19:09 EST

Middle East News
Lebanon: Woman Identified Herself as Baghdadi's Wife
An Iraqi woman detained 10 days ago in Lebanon identified herself as the wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a senior Lebanese security official said, after officials in Baghdad and Washington disputed Lebanese accounts.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:33:37 EST

Middle East News
Al Qaeda Group Claims Yemen Bombing
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed responsibility for the deadly car-bomb attack that targeted the Iranian ambassador’s residence in the Yemeni capital.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:09:39 EST

Africa News
Blast Hits U.N. Convoy in Mogadishu
A suicide bomber rammed his vehicle into a U.N. convoy near Mogadishu’s airport, killing three people, Somali police said.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 12:09:43 EST

Africa News
Egypt Court Sentences 188 to Death
An Egyptian court has sentenced 188 people to death pending the opinion of the country’s top religious authority, the latest mass death sentence handed down by the country’s judicial system despite widespread international criticism.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 09:09:57 EST

Middle East News
Israel Sets Date for New Elections
Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, has voted to dissolve itself, with its leaders setting March 17 as the date for elections next year, moves that were expected after a row between the prime minister and his coalition partners brought down the governm
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 07:43:09 EST

Middle East News
Iraq Says Woman Isn't Wife of ISIS Leader
An Iraqi official denied that a woman detained in Lebanon is a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of Islamic State group.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 05:09:36 EST

Middle East News
Woman Connected to ISIS Leader Held in Lebanon
Authorities in Lebanon have arrested a woman they identified as a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, although the Pentagon said U.S. intelligence believes she’s an ex.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 22:50:10 EST

Middle East News
Netanyahu Calls for New Election
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two main coalition partners from his cabinet and said he would dissolve parliament to set in motion a general election after less than two years in office.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:37:33 EST

Africa News
Nigeria's Tumbling Currency a Victim of Falling Oil Prices
Nigeria’s currency tumbled to record lows, hammered by falling oil prices that have weighed on Africa’s top economy as it heads toward a costly election.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:59:47 EST

Middle East News
One Muslim's Quest to Save a Revered Syrian Synagogue
A Syrian Muslim sought help from Israel and from American Jews to try to save a centuries-old synagogue in Jobar.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 19:10:14 EST

Middle East News
Israel Appears Headed to Early Vote
Israel appeared headed toward early elections after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his top coalition partner failed to resolve a crisis over domestic issues.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 21:48:03 EST

Africa News
Militants Attack Two Towns in Nigeria
Suspected Islamic extremists struck two state capitals in northeast Nigeria on Monday, with twin blasts at a crowded market in Maiduguri and explosions and gunfire hitting Damaturu.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:28:20 EST

Middle East News
Egypt Militant Group Says it Killed U.S. Oil Worker
An Egyptian militant organization allied with Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the killing of an American oil worker.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 05:01:44 EST

Middle East News
Rights Groups Denouce Mubarak Ruling
Rights groups denounced an Egyptian court’s decision to drop murder charges against former President Hosni Mubarak.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:36:37 EST

Abreast Of The Market
Even After Selloff, Energy Stocks Find Few Buyers
Abreast of the Market: Energy stocks are on sale following a five-month plunge in crude oil, but so far few investors are heeding the temptation to bargain-hunt.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 15:09:16 EST

Middle East News
Qatari Court Absolves U.S. Couple in Child's Death
A Qatari appeals court overturned a ruling against an American couple over the death of their adopted daughter, but a representative for the family said they have been barred from leaving the Gulf nation.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:06:36 EST

Middle East News
Netanyahu's Approval Ratings Sink
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces sinking approval ratings and tepid enthusiasm for a possible re-election campaign for a fourth term in office, according to a public opinion poll published Sunday.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 11:42:50 EST

Africa News
West Africa Ebola Toll Nears 7,000
Nearly 7,000 people have died from the Ebola virus disease in the three West African countries most affected by the current outbreak, according to new data from the WHO.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 10:28:14 EST

Middle East News
Bahrain: 14 Shiite Candidates Win Seats
Fourteen Shiite candidates have won seats in Bahraini parliamentary elections that were boycotted by the country’s Shiite-dominated opposition.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:57:33 EST

Africa News
Ebola Crisis Stretches Doctors Without Borders' Means
The Geneva-based organization is a vital resource for governments and other NGOs in West Africa, but it can only do so much.
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 09:39:36 EST

Middle East News
Egypt Government Puts Down Attempt at Large Protests
Two high-ranking army officers, a policeman and at least one protester were killed here on Friday amid scattered protests, as an Islamist group’s call for mass anti-government demonstrations fizzled.
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:48:14 EST

Middle East News
Bahrain Votes in Runoff Election
Bahraini voters returned to the polls for a runoff election—boycotted by the opposition—for the tiny island nation’s first new parliament since widespread Arab Spring-inspired protests nearly four years ago.
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:43:52 EST



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The Economist


Results for news from the The Economist about Middle-east-and-africa
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Middle-east-and-africa
Justice in South Africa: Equal and colour-blind?
For him it’s a
Thu, 23 October 2014 14:53:33 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Nigeria: A nation divided
THE road junction bears no sign t
Thu, 23 October 2014 14:53:32 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Human rights in Egypt: Silence in class
A MONTH after Tunisians tossed out their hated dictator, Egyptians did the same, forcing Hosni Mubarak to step down. But while Tunisians are choosing a new parliament to complete their transition to democracy, Egyptians have been heading back to s
Thu, 23 October 2014 14:53:32 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Syria: Tough, but bowing
FROM the presidential palace on a
Thu, 16 October 2014 14:59:37 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The Shia in Saudi Arabia: The sword unsheathed
AT A time when Saudi Arabia’s aged rulers worry about their Sunni-majority population being inspired by the jihadists of Islamic State (IS), it would hardly seem wise to antagonise the Shia who make up the remaining 10-15% of their people. Yet tha
Thu, 16 October 2014 14:59:37 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Slavery in Islam: To have and to hold
Doing it by th
Thu, 16 October 2014 14:59:37 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The status of Jerusalem: A mount of troubles
BEFORE the gates of the Dome
Thu, 16 October 2014 14:59:37 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South African politics: Shaking the kaleidoscope
Zuma feels the
Thu, 16 October 2014 14:59:37 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The campaign against Islamic State: Hard choices
THE gathering on
Thu, 16 October 2014 14:59:37 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The Middle East fragments: The rule of the gunman
THE residents of Derna, a sleepy
Thu, 09 October 2014 14:58:57 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The politics of Lebanon: The state that didn’t fail—yet
AS ONE of the Arab world’s earliest collapsed states, Lebanon has a lot going for it. The country may have been ruined by 15 years of civil war, but it is far wealthier than its big neighbour, Syria; it enjoys a degree of political liberty; and, b
Thu, 09 October 2014 14:58:57 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Charcoal and terrorism in Somalia: A charred harvest
Pile up the bl
Thu, 09 October 2014 14:58:57 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Mozambique’s elections: Boom and ballot
Boom, then bus
Thu, 09 October 2014 14:58:57 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Turkey and Syria: While Kobane burns
Turkey in the
Thu, 09 October 2014 14:58:57 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Jewish migration: Next year in Berlin
IS BERLIN the new Jerusalem? A Facebook page launched in Hebrew this month on how to move to a city far from rockets and rocketing prices in Israel has gone viral, reaching 600,000 people in a week. It is called Olim Le-Berlin
Thu, 09 October 2014 14:58:57 GMT

Easternapproaches
Bulgaria's election: More instability
AFTER 18 months of political turbulence, which saw four governments fall, the last thing Bulgaria needed was another inconclusive election. And yet yesterday’s snap parliamentary poll produced a highly fragmented parliament that will do little to
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:34:56 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
The war against Islamic State: Unintended consequences
WHEN America extended the war aga
Thu, 02 October 2014 15:00:55 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Gaza after the war: A sea of despair
Home, wrecked
Thu, 02 October 2014 15:00:55 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Iran and the West: Rohani’s outstretched hand
We can work it
Thu, 02 October 2014 15:00:55 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Pentecostalism in Africa: Of prophets and profits
Saved, but not by
Thu, 02 October 2014 15:00:55 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Zambian politics: White man, burdened
ZAMBIA rarely makes a stir at the annual UN general assembly in New York. But when Michael Sata, the president, failed to turn up for his speech this year, other African delegations took note.The 77-year-old had collapsed in his hotel suite on Sep
Thu, 02 October 2014 15:00:55 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Islamist doctrine: A cause of strife
WHEN Islamic State (IS) decla
Thu, 02 October 2014 15:00:54 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Yemen’s violent politics: Houthis take over
Party time for the
Thu, 25 September 2014 15:03:30 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Libya’s rival governments: Too many chiefs
IN THE cafés of Tripoli, the talk is of who is running the country. More than 1,000km (620 miles) east, in the small coastal town of Tobruk, sits a parliament elected in June whose writ extends little beyond its poorly attended sessions. A rump of
Thu, 25 September 2014 15:03:30 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Electricity in Africa: Lighting a dark continent
THE stylishly dressed men and wom
Thu, 25 September 2014 15:03:29 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South African holidays: TG it’s braai day
THE braai
Thu, 25 September 2014 15:03:29 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Nigeria’s Islamist insurgency: Unrest in the home of peace
FOR a town known as “home of peace”, Maiduguri, the capital of Borno in northern Nigeria, is seeing a lot of violence. It stands at the centre of an insurgency by Boko Haram, an Islamist outfit trying to establish a caliphate, and its fate is bein
Thu, 25 September 2014 15:03:29 GMT

Easternapproaches
Bulgaria: Bulgaria goes to the polls (again)
BULGARIA has changed governments four times in the last 18 months. On October 5th Bulgarians will vote for another one. After nearly two years of political instability, which began after anti-poverty protests led to the resignation of the centre-
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:06:33 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
Egypt: Al-Sisi Ascendant
WHEN he addresses the UN General Assembly on September 25th, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will surely have reason to feel pleased. The former field-marshal’s first 100 days as president, following a strong electoral win in June, have brought economic and
Thu, 18 September 2014 15:01:07 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Health in west Africa: Help in the time of Ebola
“WE ARE exhausted, we are angry,
Thu, 18 September 2014 15:01:07 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Nigeria’s online retailers: E-bola
WHAT if Ebola spread beyond the smaller west African states, where the outbreak is concentrated, and took hold in Nigeria, Africa’s most-populous country? International epidemiologists tremble at the thought. Ordinary Nigerians worry, too—so much
Thu, 18 September 2014 15:01:07 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Crime and punishment in Saudi Arabia: The other beheaders
THE condemned may request a painkiller. Their end is not televised, and comes with a swift sword stroke from a skilled executioner rather than from hacking with a kitchen knife by an untutored brute. Otherwise there is not much difference between
Thu, 18 September 2014 15:01:07 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Confronting Islamic State: An improbable alliance
EVEN before America has properly
Thu, 18 September 2014 15:01:07 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Kenya and the international court: Off the hook?
Kenyatta’s pro
Thu, 11 September 2014 14:54:23 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Social media in Saudi Arabia: A virtual revolution
People of the Face
Thu, 11 September 2014 14:54:23 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South Africa: Spy v spy
HELEN ZILLE, leader of South
Thu, 11 September 2014 14:54:23 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Yemen: Who’s Houthi?
IF YOU were a tribe in Yemen and fancied a road or a school or the release of someone from prison, the tried and tested method in the past was to snatch a hostage or two. Usually the government gave in, and everyone went home happy. So it is perha
Thu, 11 September 2014 14:54:23 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Somalia: Shabab decapitation
ON SEPTEMBER 1st American aircraft, b
Thu, 11 September 2014 14:54:23 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Confronting Islamic State: The next war against global jihadism
ONCE again, and more
Thu, 11 September 2014 14:54:23 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Jihadist ideology: The slow backlash
THE institutional voices of Sunni Islam have been slow to respond to the orgy of beheadings, mass-executions and sectarian cleansing promoted by jihadists of Islamic State (IS) in their so-called caliphate. So slow, in fact, that King Abdullah of
Thu, 04 September 2014 15:08:06 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Ebola: Unintended consequences
MORE than 100 doctors and nurses have died in the Ebola epidemic in west Africa, often because they have lacked rubber gloves and other protective equipment. But sending supplies and medical staff to help them has become harder, because of flight
Thu, 04 September 2014 15:08:06 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Nigeria’s jihadists: The other caliphate
FROM a ragtag ba
Thu, 04 September 2014 15:08:06 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Israel and Syria: A plague on all those houses
Which way for
Thu, 04 September 2014 15:08:06 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The politics of Israeli settlements: Another thousand acres
SOME people are
Thu, 04 September 2014 15:08:06 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The war against jihadists: Unsavoury allies
THERE was never any doubting the
Thu, 04 September 2014 15:08:06 GMT

Easternapproaches
Poland's intellectuals appeal: From Danzig to Donetsk
SEVENTY-FIVE years after the start of the second world war, the West seems to capitulate again to aggression, say Polish intellectuals. In an appeal, signed today, the anniversary of the start of the war, in Gdańsk (pictured in 1939, when it
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:27:04 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
European jihadists: It ain’t half hot here, mum
THE two young men in the bus from Antakya, in south-
Thu, 28 August 2014 14:55:29 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
A ceasefire in Gaza: Long may it hold
They think they wo
Thu, 28 August 2014 14:55:29 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South Africa and its parliament: Red-letter day
THE opening of South Africa’s parliament is always a glitzy affair: podgy politicians strut before the cameras in local garb, ball-gowns and slick suits. It helps enliven an otherwise dull assembly, where the African National Congress (ANC) has he
Thu, 28 August 2014 14:55:29 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Libya: Anarchy looms
IN THE three years since joyous rebels seized the Liby
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