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In unprecedented step, Arab League sanctions Syria

In an unprecedented move against a fellow Arab nation, the Arab League on Sunday approved economic sanctions on Syria to pressure Damascus to end its deadly... Read more »

Nov. 27, 2011

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Morocco's Arab Spring election won by Islamists

The dominant showing by an Islamist Party in Morocco's parliamentary elections, according to partial results, appears to be one more sign that religious-based parties... Read more »

Nov. 27, 2011

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UAE security court sentences 5 political activists

A state security court in Abu Dhabi has sentenced five activists to prison terms for joining calls for greater political openness in the United Arab Emirates. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2011

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Islamist party takes most seats in Morocco poll

An Islamist Party is on track to become the largest party in Morocco's new parliament with a dominant showing after two-thirds of the seats were announced by the... Read more »

Nov. 26, 2011

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Early results show Islamist party lead in Morocco

Election results for the first 50 seats in Morocco's parliament announced by the state news agency early Saturday suggest a moderate Islamist party is taking 40... Read more »

Nov. 26, 2011

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Moroccans vote in modest numbers for elections

Morocco's Arab Spring-inspired parliamentary elections saw a 45 percent turnout rate on Friday in the face of a boycott called by democracy activists who say the... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2011

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