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Nairobi mall attack unites Kenyans

The siege has shaken the nation – and made people forget their differences, writes Musa Haron.…

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Zamboanga, a city under siege

While all eyes were on Kenya, another devastating attack was taking place in the Philippines. Iris Gonzales reports.…

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Rula Ghani – the voice of a nation

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is delighted that the Afghan First Lady is being listened to.…

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The Gaza solidarity circus

From Code Pink to GeorgeGalloway, they’re all popping in - but is it just self-serving politicalpropaganda? .…

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Viva Palestina: a lifeline from Britain to Gaza

Joti Brar is part of the third international convey travelling to Gaza to bring aid and solidarity to Palestinians. .…

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Tunnel fever

As a consequence of the illegal siege, many Gazans are literally going underground to circumvent the border controls that keep them imprisoned.…

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Maoists, militias and mafias

Governments often speak of ‘poverty’ or‘deprivation’ as among the root causes of terrorism. There is muchrhetoric about addressing basic issues, which, it is believed, createfertile terrain for fundamentalists and extremists.…

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S** and the city

This week marks a year since Hamas bludgeoned their way to power inGaza. It has been a hell of a year here, with Israel sealing the entireGaza Strip and imposing a crippling siege on 1.5 million people, whilstthe so-called ‘International Community’ shamelessly continues to lookthe other way.…

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Peace... maybe

The Arabic word tahdiya means ‘calming’ or ‘quieting.’ Hamas and theGovernment of Israel agreed to a six month tahdiya a few days ago, justafter the first anniversary of the Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip.Hostilities on both sides would cease, and the Israeli siege of Gazawould gradually ease.…

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Saramago

I used to think that the political novel died in 1948, with thepublication of George Orwell’s ‘1984’. His precise destination may nothave been reached by 1984, but the direction of travel was similar.Then, at the end of history, politics became a profession - and storiesare, after all, about people, not quantity surveying.…

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