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The hostage trade: Handsome ransoms
IT IS never about the money,
Thu, 28 August 2014 14:55:28 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Africa’s population: Can it survive such speedy growth?
AS YOU look down from the new byp
Thu, 21 August 2014 15:15:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The Yazidis: Finding new friends
A CENTURY ago, the Yazidis of Sinjar saved hundreds of Armenians and Assyrian Christians as they were being slaughtered by the forces of the Ottoman Turks and their Kurdish proxies in what a growing body of scholars considers the 20th century’s fi
Thu, 21 August 2014 15:15:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Chaos in Libya: A mystery air raid
Impasse in Tri
Thu, 21 August 2014 15:15:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South Africa’s judiciary: Court battles
IT WAS an incident that seemed scripted for caricature. Earlier this month Dali Mpofu, a red-beret-sporting lawyer and member of South Africa’s socialist political party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), had a public argument with Cyril Ramaph
Thu, 21 August 2014 15:15:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Iraq’s would-be prime minister: The hottest seat
HAIDER AL-ABADI’S name was not even among those on the list of candidates for prime minister the week before he was nominated for the post on August 11th. But once the 62-year-old was mentioned in a meeting without the presence of Nuri al-Maliki,
Thu, 21 August 2014 15:15:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Child brides in west Africa: Girls fight back
No to nuptial nigh
Thu, 21 August 2014 15:15:12 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Iraq, Syria and the Islamic State: A war that crosses national boundaries
TEN days after America carried ou
Thu, 21 August 2014 10:33:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Israel and Gaza: After the storm
FOR decades archaeologists have s
Thu, 14 August 2014 14:59:23 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South African cities: Still worlds apart
DRIVING through South Africa
Thu, 14 August 2014 14:59:23 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Birth control in Niger: Population explosion
HAOWA was already struggling to f
Thu, 14 August 2014 14:59:23 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Israel, Gaza and the media: Propaganda war
BY ITS nature, war is polarising. Six out of seven Israelis oppose a ceasefire in Gaza that would include easing the blockade of the enclave, for example. Nor are Palestinians very interested in making necessary concessions.In Israel, coverage of
Thu, 14 August 2014 14:59:23 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Palm oil in west Africa: Grow but cherish your environment
FOR half a century, Indonesia and Malaysia have accounted for the vast majority of the world’s exports of palm oil. But now investors are flocking to west Africa to secure land for rival plantations. Environmentalists say the forests of South-East
Thu, 14 August 2014 14:59:23 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Iraq’s civil war: Who wants to rescue the regime?
NOW that the jih
Thu, 07 August 2014 15:01:10 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Science in Africa: On the rise
The stamp of futur
Thu, 07 August 2014 15:01:10 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The Gaza war: Will the ceasefire hold?
NEARLY a month after Israel began
Thu, 07 August 2014 15:01:10 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Gaza and the Arab world: A collective shrug
PUBLIC opinion among the Palestinians’ strongest natural supporters, their fellow Arabs, has been notably slower to rally on their behalf than during the two previous Israeli onslaughts on Gaza in the past five years. Pressure on Arab diplomats to
Thu, 07 August 2014 15:01:10 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Sexual mores in Iran: Throwing off the covers
They don’t thi
Thu, 07 August 2014 15:01:10 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Ethiopia and its press: The noose tightens
A RANKING that countries do not aspire to ascend is the one compiled by the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based group. It reckons that Ethiopia is Africa’s second-worst jailer of journalists, ahead only of its ultra-repressive neigh
Thu, 07 August 2014 15:01:10 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
South Africa: Up the creek
A WHITE woman in the fluorescent-
Thu, 31 July 2014 15:00:42 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Ebola in west Africa: Death and disbelievers
WHEN Ebola came to t
Thu, 31 July 2014 15:00:42 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Libya: Out of control
Why Tripoli is
Thu, 31 July 2014 15:00:42 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The Syrian war: A pincer move
WHEN an alliance
Thu, 31 July 2014 15:00:42 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Islam in Egypt: Manipulating the minarets
Let’s hope the
Thu, 31 July 2014 15:00:42 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Arabs in Israel: Do we belong?
FOR Israelis looking for a harmonious co-existence between Jews and Arabs, the town of Safed offered hope. The city’s Jewish mayor, Ilan Shochat, aspiring for it to become a hub of eastern Galilee, attracted some 1,500 Arabs to its colleges, resto
Thu, 24 July 2014 14:58:42 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Iran and its nuclear plans: Time out
AFTER some unconvincing last-minute brinkmanship, Iran and the six world powers it is negotiating with decided on July 18th to extend the deadline for an agreement by four months. The negotiators, seeking to secure a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear pr
Thu, 24 July 2014 14:58:42 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Iraq’s Christians: Nearly all gone
At least he’s
Thu, 24 July 2014 14:58:42 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Chad and its neighbours: Africa’s jihadists, on their way
SQUINT a little
Thu, 24 July 2014 14:58:42 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Education in northern Nigeria: Mixing the modern and the traditional
Almajiri boys
Thu, 24 July 2014 14:58:42 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
The war in Gaza: No one is winning—yet
TWO weeks into the Israeli campai
Thu, 24 July 2014 09:33:12 GMT

Easternapproaches
Polish politics: Where is Radek?
AT THE start of the Ukraine crisis Poland’s foreign minister, Radek Sikorski (pictured), was a central figure in formulating a European response to Russia's actions in Ukraine. Yet as the crisis in Poland’s neighbouring country is escalating Mr S
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:04:35 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
Iran’s internet politics: Everyone’s doing it
WHEN Iran’s authorities started to block websites such as YouTube and Wikipedia in 2006, only a tenth of the population used the internet. Eight years later that figure has quadrupled. But to the religious conservatives who dominate the country’s
Thu, 17 July 2014 15:01:36 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Conditions for a ceasefire: Why Hamas fires those rockets
MANY Gazans, not just their leaders in Hamas, think they have little to lose by fighting on. For one thing, the spotlight has been switched back onto them since the Israeli campaign began earlier this month. In Gazan eyes, Hamas gains from the vio
Thu, 17 July 2014 15:01:36 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Libya: Real life—on television
IN LIBYA, as elsewhere in the Middle East, the Muslim month of Ramadan, which began on June 28th, is a time for frothy imported television dramas served up as a nightly digestive for iftar, the breaking of the fast. But thi
Thu, 17 July 2014 15:01:36 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Fertility and son-preference in Nigeria: Bring back the girls
SEX-SELECTIVE abortions are used round the world to discriminate in favour of boys. But not in Africa. Nigeria’s sex ratio at birth is the natural one: 106 boys are born for every 100 girls (boys are more vulnerable to infant diseases, so this rat
Thu, 17 July 2014 15:01:36 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Tourism in Saudi Arabia: Wish you were here
“SAUDI ARABIA could be one of the great travel destinations of the Middle East.” So starts Lonely Planet’s guidebook to the kingdom before enumerating some of its charms: deserted Red Sea beaches, the pre-Islamic monument of Madain Saleh, verdant
Thu, 17 July 2014 15:01:36 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Israel and Gaza: When and how will it end?
AS ISRAEL’S campaign to destroy t
Thu, 17 July 2014 10:18:11 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Islam, Iraq and Syria: Caliphornia dreamin’
The man who wo
Thu, 10 July 2014 14:59:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Human rights in the Gulf: Bashing the wrong people
SANDWICHED between Iraq and Yemen, Saudi Arabia has reason to worry about terrorism. It recently sent 30,000 troops to its Iraqi border to protect itself from that country’s rampant new “caliphate” (see
Thu, 10 July 2014 14:59:13 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Crime in Somalia: Pirates v economists
A firm believer in free trade S
Thu, 10 July 2014 14:59:13 GMT

Easternapproaches
Moldova and the EU: Mixed feelings
WHEN Moldova became the first Eastern Partnership country to ratify its association agreement with the European Union last week, many in Chisinau celebrated a milestone. But further from the capital city, in the ethnically concentrated regions t
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:18:29 +0000

Easternapproaches
Bulgaria: Why the run on banks?
IN A country struggling with rampant corruption, a weak judiciary and unstable governments, the Bulgarian banking system has consistently won praise for its stable institutions, high liquidity and low risk. In the last few weeks that system has c
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:32:09 +0000

Easternapproaches
Georgian politics: Signing up for Europe
WHEN Georgia signed an association agreement in Brussels today, it took a significant step towards closer political and economic ties with the European Union (EU). That includes a free trade deal, under which Georgian exporters will be able to sell t
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:39:28 +0000

Middle-east-and-africa
Iran: Make more babies
There’s still
Thu, 05 June 2014 14:59:55 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Palestine: An awkward new government
WHEN Palestine’s sparring fac
Thu, 05 June 2014 14:59:55 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Qatar: Too rich for its own good
Tamim, still a
Thu, 05 June 2014 14:59:55 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Nigeria and homosexuality: Almost nobody wants to help
SINCE Nigeria passed a law criminalising homosexuality in January, Gordon Austin has faced attacks, abuse, arrests and extortion in the south-western city of Ibadan. And the legislation has had an even more insidious effect on the 25-year-old. He
Thu, 05 June 2014 14:59:55 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Guinea and its iron ore: Let the people benefit, for once
BURIED beneath t
Thu, 05 June 2014 14:59:55 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Libya: Drawing the battle lines
THREE weeks after Khalifa Haftar, a retired general, declared his own “war on terrorism” against Libya’s Islamists, he plainly has a long way to go. Although a clutch of disgruntled army and police officers, politicians and tribal militiamen have
Thu, 05 June 2014 14:59:55 GMT

Middle-east-and-africa
Islam and apostasy: Show who’s boss
THE Koran is categorical. “There is no compulsion in religion,” it says (in the 256th verse of the second sura, or chapter). In another passage of the Muslim holy book, in the tenth sura, we find God
Thu, 05 June 2014 14:59:55 GMT



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