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Palestinian membership threatening UNESCO programs

The Palestinians can raise their flag alongside those of 194 full-fledged nations at UNESCO after signing a document Wednesday finally giving them a voice within the... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2011

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Protests flare up in Bahrain before unrest report

Riot police in Bahrain have fired tear gas at demonstrators after clashes erupted just hours before the release of an independent report on the Gulf nation's unrest. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2011

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Morocco's Islamists may bolster next government

Once seen as a threat to this North African kingdom, Morocco's Islamist party may now be key to the government's credibility. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2011

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Tunisia's newly elected assembly gets to work

Tunisia's newly elected assembly held its inaugural meeting Tuesday, ready to start shaping the constitution and the democratic future of the country that sparked the... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2011

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New protests in Egypt

Egypt is at a precarious crossroads, about to show the world whether the euphoria of the Arab Spring will succumb to pressures from the powerful elite and traditions... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2011

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Jordan's king pays rare visit to West Bank

Jordan's King Abdullah II paid a rare visit to the West Bank on Monday to show support for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, as the two moderate leaders try to... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2011

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