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Challenges Face Normalization of Turkish-French Ties Despite Macron, Erdogan Exchanging Letters

Challenges Face Normalization of Turkish-French Ties Despite Macron, Erdogan Exchanging Letters

Day after day, Turkey’s desire for warmer ties with France become more and more evident. This comes a few months after tensions having escalated between the Turkish and French navy in the Mediterranean Sea.

Explainer: Road to Palestinian Vote Full of Obstacles

Explainer: Road to Palestinian Vote Full of Obstacles

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas has announced that the first presidential and parliamentary elections since 2006 will be held later this year.

The Lost City… A Model of the Moments of Beirut Explosion

Few Lebanese have a clear idea of what constitutes a diorama. There are actually only a few practitioners of this art, which is usually used to document historical or military scenes. Dioramic pieces, which are popular abroad, are normally utilized in theater and three-dimensional works.

Omanis Revive Memory of Village Swallowed by Desert

Omanis Revive Memory of Village Swallowed by Desert

Encroaching sands have left little evidence that the Omani village of Wadi al-Murr ever existed, but former inhabitants and curious visitors are coming to rediscover the hamlet engulfed by the desert. Salem al-Arimi, originally from the area, looked out nostalgically over the expanse. Accordin

Libyans Await Biden Term, Blame Trump for Tripoli War

Libyans Await Biden Term, Blame Trump for Tripoli War

Some Libyan people were amused with the developments at the US Capitol last week as supporters of President Donald Trump stormed Congress.

Optimism Over Economic Revival Sweeps Aden

Optimism Over Economic Revival Sweeps Aden

Residents in Aden said that optimism for an improvement in the economy and services was prevailing over the temporary Yemeni capital, reviving the hopes that Yemenis hold in the liberated areas. Asharq Al-Awsat made a tour in the city, where the living situation has noticeably improved in the wak

Pandemic Empties Blue-Hued Moroccan Tourist Town

Pandemic Empties Blue-Hued Moroccan Tourist Town

When COVID-19 hit Morocco, the mountainous town of Chefchaouen was one of the few that registered no cases.

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