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Mina Al-Droubi
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on : Wednesday, 10 Feb, 2016

IMF: A Minimum Level of Security Must Be Adopted in Syria in Order to Assess the Economic Needs

London, Asharq Al-Awsat- The Deputy Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department (MCD) at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Adnan Mazarei said that it is necessary to establish a minimum level of security in Syria before the IMF and international institutions can evaluate its economic needs. In an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, Mazarei said that "The Fund estimates the urgent humanitarian needs and costs, the costs of reconstruction and contributes to the reconstruction of th...

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Fatah Al-Rahman Youssef
on : Wednesday, 10 Feb, 2016

Attempts on Incapacitating Russian-Saudi Relationships by Exploiting the Syrian Suit

Oleg Ozerov, Russian ambassador to Saudi Arabia, in an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat said that if anyone wishes to look into the truth behind Russian air force targeting Syrian Opposition areas or the assassinating Alloush, they could visit the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation’s website to be in-keep with Russian activity in Syria. The Russian official refused for his country to be accused for purposely foiling the third Syrian Geneva peace talks, in a clarification that t...

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on : Monday, 8 Feb, 2016

Makari: Iran’s Regional Negative Role, A Result of U.S. Backing Down

Beirut- Lebanese politician and Deputy Speaker of the Parliament Farid Makari predicted an endless presidential void in Lebanon. He said that Hezbollah, the Iranian-supported L...

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on : Friday, 5 Feb, 2016

British MP Tobias Ellwood to Asharq Al-Awsat on Syria, Russia, and ISIS

London- Mr. Tobias Ellwood British MP expressed to Asharq Al-Awsat his enthusiasm on what has been achieved on the subject of war against ISIS. Mr. Ellwood also spoke of the...

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Heba El Koudsy
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on : Friday, 29 Jan, 2016

US Differences With Iran Will Not Evaporate Soon but We are Open to Diplomacy

Washington, Asharq Al-Awsat - Robert Malley has one of the toughest jobs in Washington; he is responsible for getting the struggling campaign against ISIS on track and is also ...

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on : Monday, 25 Jan, 2016

AyadAllawi: Iraqis “bless the days” of Saddam Hussein

Baghdad- Ayad Allawi, former Vice President of Iraq, has come forward with the mistakes committed by politicians after overthrowing the previous regime, in a manner that has ma...

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Huda Al Husseini
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on : Sunday, 17 Jan, 2016

Ryan Crocker to Asharq Al-Awsat: Riyadh and Washington Must Join Hands to Confront Iranian Danger

Former US Ambassador Ryan Crocker stated that Saudi Arabia and the US still stand together today, just as they have done so for the past 70 years, and declared that “we will ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Thursday, 7 Jan, 2016

Interview with Muhammad bin Salman

  Muhammad bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince and the country's defence minister, spoke to The Economist on January 4th. As part of a five-hour conversati...

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Sawsan Abu-Husain
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on : Monday, 28 Dec, 2015

Al-Jaafari to Asharq Al-Awsat: “There are no Iranian camps in Iraq, instead there are world-wide international consultants.”

Below is an extract of an interview held with the Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim al-Jaafari, who is also Iraq’s former Prime Minister, about the current atmosp...

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Mohammad Ali Salih
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on : Tuesday, 22 Dec, 2015

Diana Abu-Jaber: I am Trying to Find Cultural Balance Between Ancestry and America

Washington, Asharq Al-Awsat - Diana Abu-Jaber is an American author and a professor at Portland State University. She was born in Syracuse, New York to a Jordanian father and a...

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