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Fatah Al-Rahman Youssef
on : Monday, 21 Dec, 2015

The Saudi Woman and the Leap of Municipal Elections

Several factors have contributed to the removal of the shadow over Saudi women in both civil and legislative arenas. The struggles revolved around the active role played by females in the Saudi community, which raised hopes of contributing to female achievement in directing those struggles towards great national development which the country still awaits. The Saudi female figure has turned the Municipal elections into a worldwide event, covered by global media of all types and orientat...

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Badr Alkhorayef
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on : Thursday, 17 Dec, 2015

“Brain Fingerprint” Latest, Most Accurate Technique to Detect Terrorist Activity and Dormant Criminal Cells

A Saudi bio-technical expert, who studies its applications in the security field, confirmed that brain fingerprinting empowers investigators to accurately measure information hidden in a suspect's brain,leading accurately to the terrorists who schemed, contributed or carried out any act of terrorism or a criminal offence even before it happens. He added that this technique enables counter terrorism officials to scientifically test suspected terrorists and to indict or exonerate them based on ...

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Amir Taheri
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on : Wednesday, 16 Sep, 2015

The West and the Challenge of Radicalism

In a sunny sky the smallest cloud makes a big impression! This is how Mikhail Bakunin, one of the fathers of revolutionary radicalism in Europe, described the political sit...

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Amir Taheri
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on : Monday, 31 Aug, 2015

The Supreme Guide and the Substance of the Angels

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Is Iran’s “Supreme Guide” Ali Khamenei created from the same substance as angels? The question is part of a galaxy of theories and count...

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Amir Taheri
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on : Wednesday, 12 Aug, 2015

As Iran builds naval power, it looks to Oman as the big prize

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Early last month, Rear Admiral Habiballah Sayyari, the Commander of Iranian Navy, visited Russia at the head of a top-level delegation that included the n...

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Amir Taheri
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on : Wednesday, 29 Jul, 2015

Iran Nuclear Deal: Winners and Losers

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—We are still a long way before the “deal” on Iran’s nuclear program becomes reality, if ever. However, even if it doesn’t, the process ...

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Amir Taheri
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on : Wednesday, 8 Apr, 2015

Iran’s Nuclear Drama: From “Death to America” to “Anxious Hearts”

Thanks to one of those ironies that adds spice to history, the latest round of nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 powers, led by the United States, took place at the Hotel...

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Amir Taheri
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on : Thursday, 19 Mar, 2015

The Mullahs’ Contrasting World Visions

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—As Iran and the United States resume talks on a deal for Iran’s nuclear program, there are conflicting signals from Tehran regarding the Islamic Rep...

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Mona Alami
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on : Friday, 13 Mar, 2015

ISIS’s Child Recruitment Overdrive

Beirut, Asharq Al-Awsat—Videos of teenagers and young boys being trained in the use of weapons as well as guerrilla warfare have been circulated profusely on the Internet in ...

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Mona Alami
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on : Tuesday, 3 Mar, 2015

Tehran’s Political and Military Hegemony Over Baghdad

As the world focuses its attention on fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), from Syria and Iraq to Libya, the serious dangers posed by Iran-backed Shi’ite mili...

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