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Iraq Shia bloc rejects incumbent Maliki as PM

Iraq Shia bloc rejects incumbent Maliki as PM

Baghdad--One of Iraq's main Shia political blocs has rejected Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's claim to a second term and halted…
South Sudanese mourn war dead ahead of key vote

South Sudanese mourn war dead ahead of key vote

Juba--Thousands of southern Sudanese gathered at the grave of their first president John Garang on Friday in memory of those…
Lebanon press unmoved by Syrian-Saudi visit

Lebanon press unmoved by Syrian-Saudi visit

Beirut--Lebanon's press on Saturday appeared unimpressed by the outcome of a historic Syria-Saudi-Lebanon summit, saying it failed to address key…
Israeli airstrike kills senior Hamas rocket maker

Israeli airstrike kills senior Hamas rocket maker

Gaza City--Hamas says a senior commander of its military wing has been killed in an Israeli air strike.
China says it opposes EU sanctions against Iran

China says it opposes EU sanctions against Iran

Beijing--China said Friday that it opposes the sanctions the European Union is imposing on Iran over its disputed nuclear program,…
Saudi, Jordan kings back Lebanon’s stability

Saudi, Jordan kings back Lebanon’s stability

Amman--Saudi King Abdullah and his Jordanian counterpart Abdullah II discussed on Friday developments in Lebanon and called for stability and…
Israel must end Gaza blockade, says UN rights body

Israel must end Gaza blockade, says UN rights body

Geneva--Israel must lift its military blockade of the Gaza Strip and invite an independent, fact-finding mission to investigate its raid…
Islamic radicalization on UK campuses: How it works

Islamic radicalization on UK campuses: How it works

This is the third part of an investigative series exploring the question of Islamic radicalism on British campuses. The first…
Pakistan: 45 bodies recovered from plane crash

Pakistan: 45 bodies recovered from plane crash

Islamabad--A passenger jet carrying 152 people crashed into the hills surrounding Pakistan's capital amid rain and caught fire Wednesday, officials…
BP’s Hayward to step aside as Gulf work resumes

BP’s Hayward to step aside as Gulf work resumes

London--British Petroleum is expected to announce changes at the top in the next 24 hours, with the anticipated departure of…
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