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From Egypt's leader, an ambitious call for reform in Islam

Egypt's president opened the new year with a dramatic call for a "revolution" in Islam to reform interpretations of the faith entrenched for hundreds of years, which... Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015

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Israel says Qatar expels Hamas leader; militant group denies

The Israeli government on Tuesday claimed Qatar had expelled the leader of the Hamas militant group, in what would be a significant diplomatic victory for Israel.... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015


Yemen's al-Qaida thrives on Sunni backlash to Shiite rebels

Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen is surging in strength, finding new support and recruits among the country's Sunni tribesmen, in a backlash to drone strikes and the rise to... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015


Egypt court orders retrial in Al-Jazeera case

An Egyptian appeals court on Thursday ordered the retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists held for over a year on terror-related charges, a ruling that their... Read more »

Jan. 1, 2015


Jailed in Egypt, journalists fate still uncertain

For a year, three Al-Jazeera English journalists have been locked up in Egypt on terrorism-related charges widely viewed as trumped up for political reasons. Read more »

Dec. 29, 2014


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