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Dr Ali Selim: ‘Much of the material on the syllabus is ancient and contains language that even Arabic speakers would have difficulty understanding.’ Photograph: Dave Meehan

A TCD lecturer in Arabic has called on the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment to conduct a “radical review” of the Leaving Certificate Ara(...)

President Barack Obama has named Samantha Power to replace outgoing US ambassador to the UN Susan Rice. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

United States president Barack Obama yesterday named Dublin-born former White House aide Samantha Poweras the next US ambassador to the United Nations(...)

Migrants wait to disembark from an Italian navy ship  in Sicily after being rescued from a Turkish cargo ship in 2009.  Photograph: AP

When the Arab spring surged into full force, most Europeans hailed the revolutionary events as a t(...)

People gather at the scene of a car bomb explosion outside a hospital in Benghazi, where three people were killed on Monday. Photograph: Esam Al-Fetori/Reuters

Armed groups attacked military posts in Libya’s second city Benghazi with bombs and a rocket-propelled grenade, an army commander said today. (...)

An employee counts Syrian pound notes at the Syrian central bank in Damascus. The Syrian pound has lost about 60 per cent of its value against the US dollar in two years. Photograph: Reuters/Khaled al-Hariri

Syria is at war but Damascus continues to function. Fruit and vegetables arrive from the countryside every day at the main wholesale market. (...)

Benghazi blues

Second term US presidencies have a habit of going wrong, as Richard Nixon’s Watergate, Ronald Reagan’s Iran-Contra and Bill Clinton’s Monica Le(...)

People gather at the scene of a car bomb explosion outside a hospital in Benghazi. Photograph: Esam Al-Fetori /Reuters

A car bomb exploded today at one of the largest hospitals in Libya, killing 12 people and wounding 30. The bomb devastated wards and lef(...)

The US consulate in Benghazi after the attack on September 11th, 2012, in which ambassador Chris Steven was killed.  Photograph: Esam Al-Fetori/Reuters

The capital is in the throes of deja vu and preview as it plunges back into Clinton Rules, defined by a presidential aide on the hit ABC show (...)

Saadi Gadafy, son of Libyan leader Muammar Gadafy. Two of his children were educated at the International School of the Martyrs. Photograph: EPA/Filippo Monteforte

A group of 17 teachers from Ireland who are owed salaries totalling up to €200,000 by a school in Libya has criticised the Government fo(...)

The Pentagon claims China is using its cyber capabilities to collect intelligence against US diplomatic, economic and defence programmes. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

The Pentagon has for the first time used its annual report on China to directly assert that Beijing’s government and military have conducted co(...)

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