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Lucy Provan

Graduating with French and Arabic, Lucy started working for a Libyan investment fund. This did not last past the particularly eventful spring of that year. She has since been working as a freelancer. She enjoys writing about the Middle East.

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Tunisia does the Harlem Shake, Notebook

Tunisia does the Harlem Shake

Following the assassination of a major political leader and resignation of their Prime Minister, Tunisia is threatened by perhaps its most subversive political conspiracy yet: the Harlem Shake.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 27 February 2013 at 5:27 pm

Yemen’s former leader opens museum dedicated to himself, Notebook

Yemen’s former leader opens museum dedicated to himself

Yemen’s former dictator, Ali Abdullah Saleh recently returned to the country’s capital Sana’a in order to open a museum about himself. Undeterred by the revolt that toppled him last year, in which demonstrators chanted “Saleh, leave, all the people hate you,” the ex-leader has decided to affirm his place in the country’s history through displays of his personal possessions.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 20 February 2013 at 5:08 pm

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