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A Saudi woman has been named to a senior government post for the first time, authorities said on Sept. 27 shortly after a ban on women drivers was lifted as the conservative kingdom takes steps to modernize its image.
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israel and the United States recently carried out a successful test of the Arrow anti-missile system...
Egypt’s army said Feb. 8 it will deploy troops across the country after activists called for “civil...
DAMASCUS / TEHRAN
Hamas abondoned Syria due to turmoil in the country, Anatolia news agency reported, quoting informed sources. The announcement of the new location of the office will be made soon, sources added.
BEIRUT / TEHRAN
Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah admits for the first time his movement receives financial and military backing from Iran while saying Tehran won’t ask Hezbollah to retaliate if Israel attacks Iran’s nuclear facilities
MOSCOW / TEHRAN
Israel’s mounting conviction that Iran is close to developing a nuclear weapon could have 'catastrophic consequences,' Moscow warned
In a recent row between the United States and Egypt, Egyptian judges probing the alleged illegal foreign funding of non-governmental organizations yesterday accused the groups of illegal political activity, defending the planned trial of dozens in the case.
An international conference on Syria would likely to take place in Morocco, an Arab League official told Hürriyet Daily News yesterday.
SANAA - Reuters
Yemen’s outgoing president Ali Abdullah Saleh said Feb. 7 he would return home from the United States before an election later this month designed to choose his successor.
Hundreds of protesters marched to Egypt’s defense ministry on Feb. 10 demanding the military rulers’ ouster, on the eve of a planned civil disobedience campaign to mark Hosni Mubarak’s overthrow a year ago.
KUWAIT CITY - Agence France-Presse
Organisers of Kuwait's annual shopping festival, "February Nights," have cancelled...