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Iraqi election campaign heats up ahead of landmark vote

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Iraqi election campaign heats up ahead of landmark vote

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim translates an Al Arabiya report on Iraq's upcoming parliamentary elections. Women are now adorning campaign posters, and young people are weighing in on the process. Also, watch a montage of Iraqi election ads compiled by Al Jazeera English.

Posted: March 5, 2010 17:48   Comments: 0
More allegations emerge about 26 suspects in Hamas hit

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More allegations emerge about 26 suspects in Hamas hit

Australia's foreign minister has summoned Israel's ambassador, expressing concern about the alleged use of Australian passports by several of the 26 suspects identified by Dubai officials as being part of the ring that carried out the assassination of a Hamas militant last month.

Posted: February 25, 2010 13:17   Comments: 87
Mahmoud al-Mabhouh assassins leave trail of clues

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Mahmoud al-Mabhouh assassins leave trail of clues

There remains considerable mystery over why the Palestinian militant was targeted and over Mossad's alleged involvement. The traces left an uncharacteristically amateurish trail for a killing by the Israeli intelligence service. For more, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews David Schenker, director of the Program on Arab Politics at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

Posted: February 17, 2010 17:25   Comments: 44
Mysterious Dubai murder leaves questions unanswered

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Mysterious Dubai murder leaves questions unanswered

A story of murder and intrigue is dominating the news in Israel and beyond. News commentators, law enforcement officials and political leaders are scrambling to piece together evidence leading to identification of the perpetrators. Read what bloggers are speculating, and watch a Gulf News compilation of CCTV footage showing the hit squad's movements.

Posted: February 17, 2010 13:40   Comments: 11
Mossad blamed for killing Hamas military leader in Dubai

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Mossad blamed for killing Hamas military leader in Dubai

Last month, a Hamas military leader was assassinated in a Dubai hotel. Dubai police claim that at least 11 suspects were involved in killing Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, many of whom allegedly used identities stolen from dual U.K.-Israeli citizens. Israel's Mossad is suspected of being behind the crime. Jacky Rowland of Al Jazeera English has more from Israel.

Posted: February 17, 2010 10:57   Comments: 80
Dubai’s 160-story ‘superscraper’ flies in face of debt crisis

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Dubai’s 160-story ‘superscraper’ flies in face of debt crisis

The world's tallest building opened for business Monday. Next to Dubai's business district stands the Burj Khalifa, whose 2,717 ft. spire reaches over 1,000 ft. higher than its closest competitor, Taipei 101. Read what bloggers around the world say about the $1.5 billion invested in the Burj Khalifa -- which opens at a time of deep economic and ecological uncertainty.

Posted: January 5, 2010 15:04   Comments: 1
U.S. tries to temper economic expectations in Middle East

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U.S. tries to temper economic expectations in Middle East

During a visit to Saudi Arabia, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told some of the country's business leaders to expect what he called a "gradual recovery with more than the usual ups and downs and temporary reversals." Fadel Gheit of Oppenheimer and Company discusses economic overtures to the Middle East.

Posted: July 14, 2009 15:06   Comments: 0
Foreign workers leave Dubai en masse as economy spirals

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Foreign workers leave Dubai en masse as economy spirals

The sprawling city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is known for real estate, finance and trade. But now, with the slumping economy, many foreigners who worked in Dubai are being laid off and thousands are leaving.

Posted: February 12, 2009 12:37   Comments: 6
Leaders log on as e-governments grow

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Leaders log on as e-governments grow

Barack Obama's victory was called the "first election the Internet won" because of his integration of technology and social networking tools. But governments around the world are also heading online.

Posted: November 17, 2008 15:50   Comments: 0

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