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Morocco's king names head of Islamist party new PM

The leader of an Islamist party that has never before participated in Morocco's governments was chosen by the king as the country's new head of government on Tuesday. Read more »

Nov. 29, 2011

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Turkey considers Iraq as alternative trade route

Turkey said Tuesday it will consider using Iraq as an alternative transit route for trade with the Middle East, cutting out Syria entirely as Damascus faces broad... Read more »

Nov. 29, 2011

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U.N. accuses Syria forces of crimes against humanity

A U.N. investigation released Monday accused Syrian forces of killing and torturing children and other crimes against humanity over the past eight months as President... Read more »

Nov. 28, 2011

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UAE president pardons 5 convicted activists

Five political activists in the United Arab Emirates received a presidential pardon on Monday and are to be released from custody just a day after they were convicted... Read more »

Nov. 28, 2011

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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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