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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.
Russia has signed a contract to sell combat jets to Syria, Russian daily Kommersant reported yesterday.
JEDDAH - Agence France-Presse
A Saudi woman who defied a driving ban in the kingdom was injured and her companion killed...
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ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
A Syrian defector has called for international intervention to stop Damascus’ crackdown amid...
JERUSALEM - Reuters
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised a European Union decision...
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israeli police on Monday arrested two senior Hamas officials who had been taking refugee inside the east Jerusalem offices of the Red Cross, police and an ICRC spokeswoman said.
TEHRAN - Reuters
A senior member of Iran's parliament said the Islamic Republic would close the entry point ...
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The Arab League has requested a meeting with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon so it can present its proposals on resolving the Syria crisis and demand support from the U.N. Security Council
TEHRAN - The Associated Press
A senior Iranian lawmaker says his country has the right to shutter the strategic Strait of Hormuz in retaliation for oil sanctions on Tehran.
President Ali Abdullah Saleh has left the Omani capital Muscat after passing power to his deputy and is en route to the United States for medical treatment, Yemen’s official news agency reported yesterday.
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
Islamist MPs took centre stage on Monday as Egypt's parliament met for the first time since a popular uprising ousted Hosni Mubarak, while their supporters massed outside to cheer the historic event.