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Iran's advance to it pre-Islamic roots could help 'Arab Spring' succeed in 2012

Iran's advance to it pre-Islamic roots could help 'Arab Spring' succeed in 2012

By Sheda Vasseghi The gap between the destinies of Iran and Arab countries continues to grow exponentially given the differences in their respective culture and history. Iran has been in a state of identity crisis since the Arab Muslim invasion some 1400 years ago, while the rise of Islam gave Arabs a sense of unity […]

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Sudan parties conclude post referendum talks

Sudan parties conclude post referendum talks

By George Okore   Parties to Sudan’s six-day post-referendum talks have concluded negotiations on oil, foreign debt and finance issues at Kuriftu Resort in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.   The meeting which ended on March 5,  was facilitated by the African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP), chaired by former South African President, Thabo Mbeki.   The parties to the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) reaffirmed […]

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'Turning the page' in Iraq: And now, chapter II.

'Turning the page' in Iraq: And now, chapter II.

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In an near emotionless and vapid address from the Oval Office, President Barack Obama told Americans that the “page has been turned” and American combat units have been withdrawn from Iraq. Thus seven years after the start of the contentious war in Iraq, we were happily heading home. […]