Middle East

A worker rides a bicycle in front of the reactor building of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, just outside the southern city of Bushehr, Iran, in this Oct. 26, 2010 file photo.

Iran Says it Has Diluted Highly Enriched Uranium

Move called for in interim deal struck with world powers on its controversial nuclear program More

A screengrab from a video released by Dogan News Agency shows (from L) Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Pierre Torres and Nicolas Henin arriving at the Mehmet Akif Inan Training & Research Hospital at Sanliurfa, near the Syrian border, Apr. 19, 2014.

French Journalists Freed From Captivity in Syria

Turkish soldiers find Didier Francois, Edouard Elias, Nicolas Henin and Pierre Torres on border with Syria More

Mayfaa, Province of Shabwa, Yemen

Air Strike Kills 10 Militants in Yemen

State news reports strike hit militants described as 'among the dangerous and leading elements of al Qaida' and three civilians More

Christian worshippers hold crosses as they take part in a procession along Via Dolorosa on Good Friday during Holy Week in Jerusalem's Old City April 18, 2014. Christian worshippers on Friday retraced the route Jesus took along Via Dolorosa to his crucifi

Thousands Join Good Friday Procession in Jerusalem

Good Friday is the day of the crucifixion of Jesus; Easter Sunday marks his resurrection More

FILE - Turkish President Abdullah Gul (L) and Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (C) arrive at the opening ceremony of a new line of the Ankara Metro, in Ankara, Feb. 12, 2014.

Turkish President Rules Out Role Swap with Erdogan

Asked if a 'Putin-Medvedev model' might be conceivable in Turkey, Abdullah Gul said such a formula would not be 'appropriate' for a democracy More



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Turkish President Rules Out Role Swap with Erdogan

Asked if a 'Putin-Medvedev model' might be conceivable in Turkey, Abdullah Gul said such a formula would not be 'appropriate' for a democracy
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Libyan Militants Who Kidnapped Tunisian Diplomat Demand Islamists' Release

Adviser at Tunisian Embassy was taken Thursday, becoming second Tunisian diplomat to be kidnapped in Libyan capital within a month
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Rouhani Talks Peace at Military Parade

Unlike his hardline predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Rouhani did not use the occasion to lash out at the United States and Israel
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Thousands Join Good Friday Procession in Jerusalem

Good Friday is the day of the crucifixion of Jesus; Easter Sunday marks his resurrection
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US Trial Opens for Egyptian-Born Cleric Extradited From Britain

The defendant was extradited from Britain to the United States in 2012
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Video Concern Over Attacks on Middle East Christians Grows in Washington

Around 10 percent of Egypt’s population belong to Coptic faith
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Video Concern Over Attacks on Middle East Christians Grows in Washington

Attacks have multiplied in aftermath of Arab Spring and are triggering an exodus from region
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US Scholar's Planned Iranian Burial in Limbo

Hardliners oppose popular professor's wish
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Saudi Intelligence Chief Replaced

Bandar bin Sultan came under criticism for supporting al Qaida, prompting King Abdallah to wrest Syria operations away from him in February, handing them to Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef
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Egyptian Court Jails 119 Morsi Supporters

Judge also sentenced prominent politician Hazem Salah Abu Ismail to seven years in prison on charges of forging his mother's citizenship documents so he could contest 2012 presidential election
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Yemen's al-Qaida Leader Vows to Attack America in New Video

Internet video dated March 2014 shows masked men waving al-Qaida's black flag, celebrating arrival of freed prisoners
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Egypt's Tourism Revenue Drops by 43 Percent in First Quarter

Egypt's economic adviser explains the drop in the tourism sector - damaged by the political instability due to uprisings, bombings by Islamist extremists
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