MENASource|Following the Arab Transitions

A suicide attack on Friday occurred near al-Anoud mosque in the eastern city of Dammam, where many Shia live.

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The United Nation’s Special Envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon said Thursday that Libya is on the verge of economic collapse as rival factions haggle over a political settlement.

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Saudi-led airstrikes killed at least eighty people near Yemen's border with Saudi Arabia and in the capital Sana’a on Wednesday, residents said, the deadliest day of bombing in over two months of war in Yemen.

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Egypt’s on-and-off talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) may be back on again, as investors say IMF loans offer a stronger platform for reviving the Egyptian economy than the Gulf money currently keeping it afloat.

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The Lebanese governance system, known as the National Pact of 1943, consists of a power-sharing formula based on a sectarian quota system, an agreement to forgo regional affiliations in favor of a Lebanon-first policy, and a pledge to seek consensus on any decision of national import.

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Turkey and the United States have started training moderate Syrian rebels on Turkish territory to prepare them to fight the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL), the Turkish Foreign Minister said Tuesday.

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Iraq plans to boost crude oil exports by about 26 percent to a record 3.75 million barrels per day (bpd) next month, according to shipping programs, signaling an escalation of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC) strategy to undercut US shale drillers in the current market rout.

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Should the United States arm the Kurdish Peshmerga directly, without the consent and participation of the government in Baghdad?

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Iraq on Tuesday announced the launch of a military operation to drive the Islamic State (ISIS and ISIL) out of the Anbar province.

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Warplanes belonging to Libya’s internationally recognized government in Tobruk have bombed an oil tanker at a port controlled by its rival government in Tripoli.

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