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Saudis wanted over Shia troubles turn themselves in

Saudis wanted over Shia troubles turn themselves in

Three Saudis wanted for presumed involvement in unrest in Shia areas of the kingdom's Eastern Province turned themselves in on…
Israelis, Palestinians to meet but prospects bleak

Israelis, Palestinians to meet but prospects bleak

President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday said Palestinians could take unilateral steps if Israel does not agree to halt settlement building…
Jordan hosts Israelis, Palestinians in rare meeting

Jordan hosts Israelis, Palestinians in rare meeting

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators gathered in the Jordanian capital of Amman on Tuesday for their first face-to-face meeting in 16…
At end of drill, Iran army chief warns US carrier

At end of drill, Iran army chief warns US carrier

TEHRAN — Iran's army chief has warned an American aircraft carrier not to return to the Persian Gulf. General Ataollah…
Muslims clash with China police who destroyed mosque

Muslims clash with China police who destroyed mosque

Hundreds of Muslims fought with armed police who demolished a mosque in north China, local police and a human rights…
Tight race in Iowa kicks off 2012 US presidential campaign

Tight race in Iowa kicks off 2012 US presidential campaign

DES MOINES, Iowa ― Iowa Republicans cast the first votes of the 2012 White House campaign on Tuesday, with Mitt…
Islamic group condemns NYC fire attacks

Islamic group condemns NYC fire attacks

New York — The Council on American-Islamic Relations is condemning a firebomb attack on an Islamic center in New York…
Arab League: Syrian cities remain under fire

Arab League: Syrian cities remain under fire

Arab League chief Nabil al-Araby said on Monday that snipers and gunfire remain in Syrian cities and called for an…
Iran’s currency slumps 12% as sanctions bite

Iran’s currency slumps 12% as sanctions bite

Iran's currency, the rial, slumped 12 percent in street trading Monday, accelerating a slide triggered on the weekend when the…
Scores feared dead in South Sudan tribal clashes

Scores feared dead in South Sudan tribal clashes

Thousands of villagers in South Sudan hid in the bush on Monday, waiting for UN and government troops to stop…
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