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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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Peace in El Pacifico? Colombia’s Chocó region has its own agenda

On 17 June, Colombia votes in the second round of its presidential election: the first since an historic peace agreement was signed in 2016...
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Salah meets Kadyrov: why are Egypt in Chechnya?

Kim Jong Un wasn't the only iron-fisted ruler to be granted an unlikely photo opportunity this week. On Monday the world awoke to Egypt's...

Could a 1p NHS tax save the health service?

With the National Health Service reportedly the number one priority for Conservative Party voters, ahead of Brexit and immigration, Jeremy Hunt – now the...