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  Five Arab countries are ranked among the top 10 most corrupt nations, according to Transparency International’s newly released annual Corruption Perceptions Index, as instability in the region has profound effects on governance.The list, published on Tuesday, ranks countries on an index score that relates to perceptions of the degree…

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    Joint appeal on Kenya refugee resourcing With the unprecedented rate of displacement in Syria, UNHCR cannot provide much needed aid at other crisis points. Last updated: 30 Nov 2013 11:45 Ertharin Cousin Ertharin Cousin Ertharin Cousin is the executive director of the World Food Programme. RSS Antonio Guterres…

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  A narcissistic US, an anxious Saudi Arabia and a hysterical Israel The Iran nuclear deal has brought out the ‘borderline’ personality disorder of Saudi Arabia and Israel. Last updated: 02 Dec 2013 10:38 Amal Saad-Ghorayeb Amal Saad-Ghorayeb Amal Saad-Ghorayeb is a Lebanese academic, political analyst and blogger. She is…

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Somali Parliament ousts Prime Minister

  Somali Parliament ousts Prime Minister By Omar Nor, CNN December 2, 2013 — Updated 1902 GMT (0302 HKT) Somalia’s former Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon speaking in Mogadishu on December 2, 2013. Somalia’s former Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon speaking in Mogadishu on December 2, 2013. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Prime…

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