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  • 41 killed in attacks on Iraq prisons

    2013-07-23 09:13

    At least 41 people were killed in clashes that raged overnight after militants launched coordinated attacks on two Iraqi prisons in an attempt to free inmates.

  • Russia urges to expel terrorists from Syria

    2013-07-22 20:13

    All parties in the Syrian conflict should devote themselves to ousting terrorists and extremists from the Mideast country.

  • Dubai pardons woman at center of rape dispute

    2013-07-22 18:34

    A Norwegian woman at the center of a Dubai rape claim dispute says she has been pardoned and is free to leave the country.

  • Suicide bomber attacks Iraq army convoy, killing 10

    2013-07-22 16:04

    A suicide bomber attacked an Iraqi army convoy in the northern city of Mosul early on Monday, killing at least eight soldiers and two passers-by.

  • Woman jailed in Dubai after reporting rape

    2013-07-22 09:09

    A Norwegian interior designer jailed in Dubai for illicit sex after she reported being raped says she has no regrets about coming forward if her warning will protect others from a similar fate.

  • Egypt not to wage war against Syria

    2013-07-20 18:40

    Egypt has no intention of a waging a holy war against Syria, but still supports the Syrian peoples' desire for freedom, new Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy said on Saturday.

  • 2 killed, 7 injured as protesters clash in Egypt

    2013-07-20 10:10

    At least two people were killed and seven injured in overnight clashes between supporters and opponents of ousted President Mohamed Morsi in northern Egypt.

  • Ahmadinejad visits the holy shrine of Imam Abbas

    2013-07-20 09:59

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visits the holy shrine of Imam Abbas.

  • US suggests Egyptian military averted civil war

    2013-07-18 08:19

    Egypt avoided a possible civil war this month, US Secretary of State John Kerry said, making it hard for Washington to conclude that the overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was a military coup.

  • Kerry briefs Abbas on reviving Mideast peace talks

    2013-07-17 20:55

    US Secretary of State John Kerry briefed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on his plan to restart peace talks between the Palestinians and Israel, a Palestinian official said Wednesday.

  • UN council split on Iran missile tests

    2013-07-17 07:37

    A United Nations Security Council committee is split over whether Iran's missile tests last year violated UN sanctions imposed on Teheran because of its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

  • Egypt's presidency contacts political forces

    2013-07-16 21:26

    Egyptian Presidency started making contacts with different political sides, including the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) group and other Islamist forces, to discuss with them the national reconciliation.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.