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Syria faces sanctions but army stands by regime

The Syrian military vowed Friday to "cut every evil hand" that targets the country's security, a defiant stance by the regime as it faces the possibility of sweeping... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2011

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Pressure mounts as Syria misses observer deadline

Syria faced the possibility of sweeping economic sanctions from the Arab League on Friday as pressure mounted on Damascus to end the country's bloodshed, even as the... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2011

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Moroccans hold Arab Spring-inspired election

Moroccans voted for a new parliament Friday in Arab Spring-inspired elections that are facing a boycott by democracy campaigners who say the ruling monarchy isn't... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2011

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Arab spring may lead to a greater ethnic exodus

When Egypt's Anwar Sadat made his historic visit to Jerusalem 34 years ago, I was one of the reporters chosen to meet him along his personal via dolorosa in the Old... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2011

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Moroccans choose new parliament after protests

Moroccans are choosing a new parliament Friday in Arab Spring-inspired elections that are facing a boycott by democracy campaigners who say the ruling monarchy isn't... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2011

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Protesters reject Yemen president's power transfer

A U.S.-backed deal for Yemen's authoritarian president to step down fell far short of the demands of protesters who fought regime supporters on the streets of Sanaa... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2011

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