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Annelies Lotteke

Annelies is a Belgian national, with a BA and MA in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies. Having lived in Egypt, Jordan and Palestine, she mainly specialises in affairs relating to the Middle East. She is currently in Belgium, most probably returning to the region soon.

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The Benalla scandal that could undo President Macron

Just a month ago, French President Emmanuel Macron was enjoying his country’s World Cup triumph in Russia. A week later, French newspaper Le Monde...
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Bangladesh road safety protests bring Dhaka to standstill

On 29 July, 2018 two school students were run over by a bus. When asked about the accident at a press conference later that day,...
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Namibia: African success story or elite propaganda?

On 25 July 2018, Samuel Shali Nghihepa, a sergeant in the Namibian Police Special Reserve Force Division, murdered his ex-girlfriend, Alina Kahehongo, in full view...