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From Iran to Brooklyn: How women influence religious activity

Neda Agha-Soltan drew international attention as protesters captured her death in Tehran live and posted it on YouTube during the 2009 Iranian election protests. Her... Read more »

Nov. 13, 2011

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Moroccan activists call for election boycott

Thousands of pro-democracy activists demonstrated in Morocco's largest city calling for a boycott of parliamentary elections less than two weeks away. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2011

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With Mideast talks stuck, Obama adviser leaving

The Obama administration on Thursday lost a second key Mideast adviser in six months at a time when Israel and the Palestinians are making little to no progress in the... Read more »

Nov. 10, 2011

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Empowering the people

Much has been made lately of the idea that 99 percent of the people in the United States are powerless in government and the economy. This mantra from the Occupy... Read more »

Nov. 8, 2011

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US urged to press China over Tibet self-immolation

The head of the Tibetan government-in-exile urged the U.S. government on Wednesday to press China for access to a region where 10 young Tibetans have set themselves on... Read more »

Nov. 2, 2011

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Tunisia's moderate Islamists win landmark vote

Tunisia's moderate Islamist party Ennahda, banned for decades, emerged the official victor in the nation's first free elections, taking 90 of 217 seats in an assembly... Read more »

Oct. 27, 2011

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