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The Washington Times
Saudi Arabia royal family’s grasp on power threatened by drop in oil pricesThe sharp drop in oil prices is starting to bite for the world’s longtime top o
Saudi Arabia royal family’s grasp on power threatened by drop in oil prices
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
The sharp drop in oil prices is starting to bite for the world’s longtime top oil-producing nation, Saudi Arabia, and could threaten the seemingly unshakable social contract that has seen the kingdom’s royal family rule for nearly a century with... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Syria approaching de facto partition amid Assad military setbacksThe growing anarchy and stalemate in Syria has brought the country closer to de
Syria approaching de facto partition amid Assad military setbacks
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 27 days ago
The growing anarchy and stalemate in Syria has brought the country closer to de facto partition, as the overstretched and exhausted army of the president, Bashar al-Assad, retreats in the face of a war of attrition that has sapped its manpower. The... Read more

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