Graham Usher

Freelance journalist

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Freelance journalist and contributing Editor to the Middle East Report; author of Dispatches from Palestine: The Rise and Fall of the Oslo Peace Process; former reporter for Al-Ahram, an English-language weekly newspaper based in Cairo, Egypt, and former Jerusalem Bureau Chief for the Economist

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Suicide bombers set off a massive blast in Peshawar yesterday, killing 18 people.

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Suicide bombers set off a massive blast in Peshawar yesterday, killing 18 people.

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Suicide bombers set off a massive blast in Peshawar yesterday, killing 18 people.

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Suicide bombers set off a massive blast in Peshawar yesterday, killing 18 people.

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