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Yemen in Turmoil, Emergency Parliament Session Planned

Video Yemen in Turmoil, Emergency Parliament Session Planned

Protesters gather in Sana'a after armed Houthi rebels stormed the Yemeni capital earlier this week, plunging the country into further turmoil More

FILE - Cairo University students shout slogans against the government after the verdict of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's trial at the university's campus in Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo, Nov. 30, 2014.

Protester Killed in Egypt Ahead of Uprising Anniversary

Shaimaa al-Sabbagh was killed during a protest in downtown Cairo Saturday, the second protester to die in less than 24 hours More

A protester holds a banner with Arabic writing that reads, "The coup does not build a country," protesting against Houthi Shiite rebels who hold the capital, Sanaa, amid a power vacuum, Jan. 24, 2015.

Authorities: US Anti-Terror Ops Suspended in Yemen

Witnesses say demonstrators marched from a square near Sanaa University toward what had been the homes of the country's leaders in the capital More

The body of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz is carried during his funeral at Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque in Riyadh, Jan. 23, 2015.

Video World Leaders Head to Saudi Arabia after King's Death

New Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz has pledging to continue the policies of his half-brother, the late King Abdullah, who was buried Friday in the capital, Riyadh More

US, Allies Conduct Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq

In a statement on Saturday from the Combined Joint Task Force leading the military operation, officials said 13 strikes hit in Syria and also 13 hit in Iraq More


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Video Yemen in Turmoil, Emergency Parliament Session Planned

Protesters gather in Sana'a after armed Houthi rebels stormed the Yemeni capital earlier this week, plunging the country into further turmoil
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Authorities: US Anti-Terror Ops Suspended in Yemen

Witnesses say demonstrators marched from a square near Sanaa University toward what had been the homes of the country's leaders in the capital
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Video World Leaders Head to Saudi Arabia after King's Death

New Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz has pledging to continue the policies of his half-brother, the late King Abdullah, who was buried Friday in the capital, Riyadh
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US Woman Sentenced for Conspiring to Provide Support to IS

Colorado teenager Shannon Conley had planned to travel to Syria but was arrested last year before she could leave the country
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Cloud Hangs Over US Counterterrorism Efforts in Yemen

Sources say resignations of Yemen's president, government has left US anti-terror operations 'paralyzed,' yet an American military 'footprint' remains
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Saudi King’s Death Clears Succession Route

Prince Mohammed Bin Nayef is Saudi Arabia's New Crown Prince-in-waiting
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Little Hope of Change to Poor Saudi Rights Record

Few expect King Salman to bring major human rights improvements to ultra-conservative kingdom
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Turkey, Israel Ties Further Weakened Over Paris Attacks

Both countries have been exchanging angry barbs in aftermath of terror attacks in France
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Photogallery Syrian Refugees Sending Children to Work to Make Ends Meet

With a deteriorating economic situation, the prevalence of child labor among Lebanese children remains a reality as family try to rise above poverty
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Egyptian Student Protester Killed in Clashes With Police

On Facebook, the dead woman was identified as 17-year-old Sondos Rida Abu Bakr
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Tunisia Premier-designate Forms New Government Without Islamists

Tunisia's nominated PM Habib Essidhad formed his new government without any posts appointed to Islamist party Ennahda, who had sought a unity government with Nidaa Tounes
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Syrian Strikes Kill at Least 30

Airstrike on rebel-held area near Damascus kills more than 30, accoding to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
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