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 List of conflicts in the Middle East - TheBestLinks.com - Middle East conflict, Arab-Israeli conflict, Egypt, Iran, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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Many of these conflicts have been part of the Arab-Israeli conflict: five wars between Israel and surrounding Arab countries (in 1948, 1956, 1967, 1973 and 1982).
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 List of conflicts in the Middle East -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Many of these conflicts have been part of the (additional info and facts about Arab-Israeli conflict) Arab-Israeli conflict: five wars between Israel and surrounding Arab countries (in 1948, 1956, 1967, 1973 and 1982).
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 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - List of wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This is a list of lists of wars, sorted by country, date, region, and type of conflict.
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 Encyclopedia: History of Morocco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
After the Napoleonic Wars, Egypt and the North African maghreb became increasingly ungovernable from Constantinople, the resort of pirates under local beys, and as Europe industrialized, an increasingly prized potential for colonization.
The maghreb had far greater proven wealth than the unknown rest of Africa and a location of strategic importance affecting the exit from the Mediterranean.
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 Boundary Conflicts and Preventive Diplomacy
A list of boundary conflicts covering the 50 year period from 1947 to 1996 will be used as the empirical basis for the analysis.
In addition to the distribution between active and de-escalated conflicts, it is interesting to observe that the number of major issues in the conflicts that were maintained (A) or formally de-escalated (B) is significantly higher than for the informally de-escalated (C) group.
The Algeria-Tunisia conflict is a case of changes in the conflict system: some years before the boundary agreement was signed in 1970, a number of agreements concerning cultural relations, postal services, customs, commerce, electric power and other areas were made already in 1963 between the two countries.
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 Africa strides toward peace, prosperity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
AU defense ministers, counseled by their military aides and chiefs of defense staff, have worked out the policy document that heads of state and government are expected to endorse in February at an extraordinary summit in Libya.
Some of the things that past attempts to manage and resolve African conflicts revealed were the continent’s shortfall of influential arbiters and the inability to bear the costs of peace talks.
As a general principle, the AU will have the right to intervene in a member State in order to restore peace and stability in case of grave circumstances such as genocide and crimes against humanity and serious threats to legitimate order, the defense ministers said in a declaration issued at the end of their meeting.
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 Print news - IPS Inter Press Service
In the Middle East and Maghreb, the non-governmental organisation notes that in addition to lack of independent media, and strong pressure for self- censorship, the invasion of Iraq and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict have put press freedom and reporters' safety to a tough test.
In that category are the armed Islamic militant groups in Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Kashmir, Pakistan and the Philippines; the Colombians Carlos Castaño, leader of the right-wing paramilitaries, and Manuel Marulanda, head of the leftist FARC guerrillas; the Basque group ETA, and the heir to the crown of Saudi Arabia, prince Abdullah.
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 Chapter 2: Security Strategy for Europe and NATO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A key danger to the security of the region is the prospect for ethnic conflict, as we see today not only in Bosnia but also in such areas as trans-Dniester, the Caucasus and Tajikistan.
While the vital interests of the United States and its European partners are not directly threatened by conflict in the former Yugoslavia, the partners understand the importance of the issues and the indirect threats to vital areas and interests.
It is essential that the conflict be contained not only to limit the destruction of life and property but also to prevent a possible confrontation between neighboring countries, which include our NATO allies.
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 Maghreb Mirror
The referendum also marks the beginning of a democratic process in a Maghreb, Arab and African state where such events have been uncommon.
A poor and under populated state, Mauritania also found itself in the middle of the Moroccan-Algerian political and military competition and conflicting claims to regional hegemony.
The many years in which the Sahara conflict has continued further weakened Mauritania's regional position, and forced it to devote scarce resources to military spending.
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 KOSIMO Manual
All violent conflicts are an expression of failure at an earlier, nonviolent stage of the conflict.
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If this is not the case, a conflict situation can force the opposing groups to question the fundamental principles of the state, and we would be confronted with two different ways of conflict resolution, either consensual, that is among others through mediation, or extra-legally by means of coercion or force.
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 List of conflicts in the Maghreb -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
List of conflicts in the Maghreb -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
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 Promoting Middle East Democracy: European Initiatives: Special Reports: Publications: U.S. Institute of Peace
EU officials have listed the strengthening of pluralism and democracy as a priority for 2005–6.
Conflicting loyalties between the European Council, which represents the interests of individual member states, and the European Commission, whose mandate is tied to the interests of the European Union as a whole, can also add to bureaucratic tensions.
The paper concludes by asserting eleven key objectives, including development, through partnership, of a common zone of peace, prosperity, and progress; resolution of the Arab-Israeli conflict; long-term, sustained engagement with the region; and the need to strengthen political dialogue and promote respect for human rights and the rule of law.
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 The Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union
Concerted and convergent action and, in particular, a common position are considered the basic instruments to ensure the European Union's continued influence on the international scene for which international organizations and conferences are the most suitable fora.
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Further matters that were identified as areas of common interest requiring specific joint action in the future included all aspects of North-South relations (for example foreign security, economic and development policies), the continuation of relations with the US, Japan and Canada, and the coordination of action in international organizations or conferences.
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Recounting his country’s history in past centuries as a safe haven during European wars and conflicts, he said that, in recognizing the imperfections of the Organization, the world must not forget to acknowledge the wisdom of its guiding principles:  peace between all nations, universal human rights, and the development of States.
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 Middle East Conflict Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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The Syrian force was repulsed, but relations remained tense and were severed in July 1971.
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 Greenwood Publishing Group : A Tragedy of Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Despite persistent civil conflicts and militarized regimes in a number of countries in the region, there are actually few genuine external threats, and the armed forces are now largely used to maintain internal security.
The prospects for the people of the Maghreb are continued wasteful military spending, and the resultant harm to the economic and political health of countries in the region.
A frequent commentator on National Public Radio, he is the author of numerous books on security issues and has served in a number of senior positions in the U. government.
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 GN Online: Arab history forum opens
The Arab League used a history forum in Abu Dhabi yesterday to urge its members to embark on large-scale political, economic and social reforms to ensure democracy and human rights for all citizens.
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The seminar will cover the Gulf, the Maghreb region and other parts of the Middle East and officials said it would help in re-rewriting Arab history.
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 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Middle East conflict   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The United Nations ran a maritime blockade Iraq's Persian Gulf oil ports between the two wars, to enforce sanctions in response to Iraq's refusal to comply fully with UN inspections, to verify that it no longer had weapons of mass destruction.
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He is blamed in nearly 14 years of conflict in Liberia that have killed more than 100,000 people, and accused of gun- and diamond-trafficking and other dealings that have fueled conflicts in West Africa.
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 A Tragedy of Arms — www.greenwood.com
A detailed country-by-country assessment of the effectiveness of military forces, and their impact on regional economics, shows that the region remains a mosaic of conflicting national ambitions, but strategic ambitions have been supplanted by internal conflicts, tensions, and politics.
Declining military budgets are leading to declining military strength and capability, but they belie the Maghreb's potential for armed conflict and human suffering.
Even though the Maghreb is a supplier of oil and natural gas, which usually ensures the attention of the West, this tragedy of arms gets little attention from the outside world.
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 Events @ the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
This reduction is quite impressive: the Maghreb “accomplished in 25 years what took almost 200 years in France,” Labidi observed.
The specter of population growth, seen as “aimed against the state,” led to the fear that the theocratic state would emerge and constitute a barrier to modernization and centralization.
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 ipedia.com: List of conflicts in the Middle East Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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In 1975 Jordan and Syria attempted to put aside hostilities between them and create a new alliance.
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 Dar Al Hayat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
However, he is incapable of extinguishing the critical throttle, the least of which is between Morocco and Algeria on one side, and the rupture between Libya and Mauritania on the other.
The UMA was established in order to eliminate the contradictions amongst North African countries, and rehabilitate them in order to face the due dates of the European Union and integrate into the laic modifications and partnership, in addition to accomplishing a certain harmony in the economic policies, and normalizing political relations.
On the one hand, the ongoing crisis between Libya and Mauritania, opposite to the escalating tension between Morocco and Algeria, means that the UMA capitals are far from getting rid of their political obstacles.
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Darfur is the south-western Sudanese region where Khartoum's troops are still in conflict with "rebels," causing a "humanitarian crisis" frequently described as genocide.
The Sudanese territory (the widest of all African countries) connects four different geopolitical sub-systems: those of the Red Sea, the Maghreb, the Central African region and the African Horn.
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Declining water resources are one of the causes of the efforts to raise the productivity of the traditional rain-fed farming in West Africa and have affected the growing season and water conservation.
With the shortage of water comes the potential for conflict between several African countries.
If water conservation is taken advantage of, then with declining water resources and poor rain-fed farming, relief can be made.
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 Virtual Travels - Israel Travel Diary
Israel is a land of many cultures and people groups and Jewish immigrants from countries around the globe.
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Stephen's Gate is also called the "Lions' Gate", due to the lions which the Mameluke sultan Baybars had carved in order to dispel a dream in which he was torn to pieces by an animal.
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 Africa Travel Guides and Travel Books for Sale
Blossoming romances and simmering tensions shadow their progress, but as they navigate their way through some of the world’s more intractable conflicts, Tim ponders how the injustice and determination they witness might just change the groups’ lives forever.
The book's title refers not to the duration of Raskin's actual journey but to a road sign listing the distance to TimbEuropetu as 52 days away, assuming one was traveling by camel.
Articles originally published in "National Geographic" describe the Maghreb region before the First World War, providing a record of a culture that has largely disappeared.
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