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Huge blast rocks Syria government building
At least 31 troops killed in massive blast targeting an administrative building near Syrian capital city of Damascus.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2013 05:23 GMT
Egypt prisoners' rights violated: Lawyers
Anti-coup detainees and their lawyers decry what they describe as poor conditions and rights abuses.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2013 15:02 GMT
Assad: Foreign powers must end rebel support
Syrian president tells UN-Arab envoy that peace talks can only take place when foreign states withdraw assistance.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2013 07:16 GMT
Brahimi meets Assad in Damascus
UN-Arab League envoy holds talks with Syrian president in effort to build support for faltering proposed peace talks.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2013 20:32 GMT
Sudan defends crackdown amid more protests
Government points to "fake" victim photos and foreign interference in defence of deadly crackdown on protesters.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 05:42 GMT
Egypt crackdown hits Brotherhood power bases
For the Muslim Brotherhood to survive and thrive, it needs to shore up its traditional base of syndicates and students.
Mai Shams El-Din
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 14:58 GMT
Envoys recalled amid Egypt-Turkey spat
Respective ambassadors called back for consultations as diplomatic row over military crackdown worsens.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 17:24 GMT
Tensions increase within Syria rebel ranks
Free Syrian Army and al-Qaeda-linked fighters clash at Aleppo checkpoint, days after commander was shot by rival group.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2013 22:54 GMT
Blasts 'rock Syrian army ammunition depots'
Activist rights group says reports of several killed and injured following explosions in western province of Latakia.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2013 00:49 GMT
Egypt army cracks down on Muslim Brotherhood
Leadership of toppled president Morsi's Islamist movement arrested, as top judge takes office as interim leader.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2013 18:01 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
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Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
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Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
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In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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