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Course of referendum undetermined, says Sudanese opposition leader
Egypt

Course of referendum undetermined, says Sudanese opposition leader

The leader of Sudan’s opposition Umma Party, Sadiq al-Mahdi, said on Sunday that the future of the south's much anticipated…
How violent could it get?
Egypt

How violent could it get?

Street clashes two months ago between supporters of rival candidates in the upcoming parliamentary elections in Port Said and Daqahliya…
Graft, poverty keep many Afghans away from polls
World

Graft, poverty keep many Afghans away from polls

 Dirt poor and wearied by corruption, many Afghans put the daily battle for bread ahead of voting in parliamentary elections…
Women’s rights: Legal reforms or social change?
Egypt

Women’s rights: Legal reforms or social change?

Ten years after a series of legal reforms in Egypt’s personal status laws, more is needed according to women rights…
Jihadists challenge Hamas western approach
World

Jihadists challenge Hamas western approach

Gaza--Hamas accuses radical Islamist Salafi movement identified with global jihad, al-Qaeda of attacking wedding parties, Christian sites, and internet cafes…
Toll for devastating Iraq attacks rises to 119
World

Toll for devastating Iraq attacks rises to 119

Baghdad--The death toll for a devastating day of attacks across Iraq rose to 119 on Tuesday as the worst hit…
Anti-US cleric offers Iraq government help after attacks
World

Anti-US cleric offers Iraq government help after attacks

Baghdad--Anti-US Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr offered to help the Iraqi government maintain security after bomb attacks against Shias killed 56…
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