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Jonathan Wright

Jonathan Wright

    Egyptian director Chahine dies after weeks in coma
    Egyptian director Chahine dies after weeks in coma
    Film director Youssef Chahine, a leading light of Egyptian cinema for more than half a century, died in Cairo on July 27 at the age of 82 after six...
    As Mubarak turns 80, Egypt faces inflation, unrest
    As Mubarak turns 80, Egypt faces inflation, unrest
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, now in his 27th year as leader of the Arab world's most populous nation, turns 80 on Sunday with no clear...
    Lebanon closer to chaos after vote fails
    Lebanon closer to chaos after vote fails
    Lebanon edged closer to chaos on Friday when President Emile Lahoud ordered the army to take charge of security after political rivalries blocked...
    Annan urges Lebanon to hand over Israeli soldiers
    Annan urges Lebanon to hand over Israeli soldiers
    United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan told Lebanese ministers on Monday he wanted the two Israeli soldiers whose capture by Hezbollah sparked...