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Yemen government signs peace deal with Shiites

Yemeni government officials and Shiite rebels signed a peace agreement on Sunday following days of violence that have left more than 140 people dead and sent thousands... Read more »

Sept. 21, 2014

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China: Fighters back from Iraq, Syria are threat

China and its Central Asian neighbors face increased terrorism threats as their citizens return home after fighting in Iraq and Syria, the head of a regional... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Yemen moves to clear rebel sit-in blocking airport

Yemeni security forces moved to break up a sit-in held by Shiite rebels blocking the capital's airport road on Sunday, using water cannons, bulldozers and tear gas,... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Yemeni president dismisses Cabinet to ease tension

The Yemeni president on Tuesday dismissed the Cabinet including the prime minister who led it for two years, while partially reversing an earlier decision to lift fuel... Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire

The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2014

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Tunisia crackdown raises fears of rights rollback

Mosques are being closed, local organizations banned and at least 1,000 people have been arrested as Tunisia cracks down on those suspected of sympathizing with... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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