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Throne of Bilqis: Symbol of Power of Yemen's Ancient Kingdom of Saba

Throne of Bilqis: Symbol of Power of Yemen's Ancient Kingdom of Saba

The Temple of Awwam, known as the Throne of Bilqis, is one of the most famous landmarks of the ancient Kingdom of Saba in Yemen. The landmark was a symbol of power of the Sabaen religious authority, and a pilgrimage site for peoples and tribes that presented offerings in supplication. Asharq A

Tense Times Ahead for Lebanon after Elections

Tense Times Ahead for Lebanon after Elections

Hezbollah's opponents might rejoice at their loss of majority in parliament but Lebanon's packed political calendar now sets the stage for protracted deadlocks at best or violence at worst. Sunday's polls passed without any major incident, in itself an achievement in a country which has a history

Berlin... Ukraine Crisis to Birth New Era Bearing Putin’s Fingerprints

Journalists are like grave diggers. They live off the tragedies of the world. They dream of being present at major turns and events that are usually soaked in blood, costly to the economy and beget refugees. They find joy in writing from within upheaval.

Will Finland and Sweden Join NATO? Five Things to Know

Will Finland and Sweden Join NATO? Five Things to Know

After decades of staying out of military alliances, Finland and Sweden are about to decide whether to apply to join NATO, as a deterrent against aggression from Eastern neighbor Russia. The Nordic neighbors are expected to act in unison, with both expressing a desire for their applications to be

Lebanon: How Will Vote Impact Crisis-hit Economy?

Lebanon: How Will Vote Impact Crisis-hit Economy?

The Lebanese parliament voted in on Sunday will have to tackle overdue reforms required for international assistance the cash-strapped country desperately needs.

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