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By Primoz Manfreda

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    • The Five Pillars of Islam Created: Monday, September 01, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The five duties required of every practicing Muslim. Sunnis believe in the Five Pillars. Shiites do as well, though they add two or three." itemprop="description" Thursday, November 20, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The 1979 seizure of the Grand Mosque in Mecca by some 500 fundamentalist militants had nothing to do with al-Qaeda--and everything to do with what al-Qaeda became a decade and a half later."
    • Syrian Uprising Created: Thursday, May 03, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      What is behind the Syrian uprising? See the root causes of the uprising in Syria
    • The Difference Between Sunnis and Shiites Created: Thursday, September 06, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      The difference between Sunni and Shiite Islam, the origins of the split between the two sects, and demographics about the two sects throughout the Middle East" itemprop="de"$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop=...
    • Full Text: President Bush Declares "War on Terror" Created: Saturday, September 19, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Read the full text of George W. Bush's speech to Congress on Sept. 20, 2001 declaring a War on Terror after the 9/11 attacks." itemprop="description">
    • Latest News in the Middle East April 1 - 8 2014 Created: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Monday, March 03, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Friday, January 14, 2011 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      How and why Lebanon's fate hangs on Hezbollah's reaction to the Hariri Tribunal, which may implicate Hezbollah in the assassination of Rafik Hariri in 2005." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
    • Latest News in the Middle East February 4 - 9 2014 Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014
      Shabiha militias are the shock troops of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Where do they come from and can they win the war for Assad?" itemprop="description" Monday, February 24, 2014 Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Monday, February 17, 2014 Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, February 04, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Monday, January 20, 2014 Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Monday, January 13, 2014 Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Monday, January 06, 2014 Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Monday, December 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East." itemprop="description"> Monday, December 16, 2013 Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East.
    • Latest News in the Middle East December 2 - 9 2013 Created: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East.
    • Latest News in the Middle East November 25 - December 1 2013 Created: Monday, December 02, 2013 Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East.
    • Latest News in the Middle East November 18 - 24 2013 Created: Monday, November 25, 2013 Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East.
    • Who is Leader of Egypt? Created: Thursday, November 21, 2013 Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013
      Who is the president of Egypt? See who really holds power in the Arab world's most populous country.
    • Is Egypt a Democracy? Created: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013
      Egyptians took to the streets in 2011 to protest against corruption and repression. But are they any closer to living in a democracy?
    • Latest News in the Middle East November 11 - 17 2013 Created: Monday, November 18, 2013 Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013
      A weekly selection of news reports and analysis of the latest issues in the Middle East.
    • What Iran Wants from the US Created: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013
      Iran wants the US to ease sanctions and recognize Iran as a regional power, and it is using the nuclear threat to extract concessions from Washington and its allies.
    • Middle East Countries With Nuclear Weapons Created: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013
      Read about the proliferation of nuclear weapons in the Middle East, and see why we should worry about the rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
    • The Prejudice of Speculation in the Fort Hood Killings Created: Sunday, November 08, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
      Nidal Malik Hasan's suspected killings at Fort Hood unleashed a flood of speculation and prejudice against Arabs and Muslims.
    • Current Situation in the Middle East Created: Monday, July 30, 2012 Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013
      Who’s in power in the Middle East, what kind of political systems are emerging, and what are the latest developments?

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