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Syria rebels seize key Iraq border crossings
Iraq official confirms Free Syria Army has taken crossing of Damascus-Baghdad highway, a vital regional trade route.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 14:02 GMT
Syria rebels seize key border crossings
Fighters take control of number of border points with Iraq and Turkey, while clashes continue around Damascus.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 12:23 GMT
Saudi prince invests $300m in Twitter
Alwaleed bin Talal and his investment firm seal the deal with the micro-blogging site after months of negotiations.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2011 22:15 GMT
The mythos of Obama and Osama
With his death, Osama bin Laden's name and story will forever be correlated with that of Barack Obama.
Last updated: 02 May 2011 15:16 GMT
Prince gives Sharon 'benefit of doubt'
Prince Al-Walid bin Talal has vowed to give the "benefit of the doubt" to Ariel Sharon, the Israeli prime minister, if he can broker peace between the Jewish state and the Arabs.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2005 15:16 GMT
Acquiring Egypt's movie heritage
Egyptians have always been proud of their 80-year-old movie industry.
Alaa Shahine in Cairo
Last updated: 24 May 2004 09:45 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
The dramas North Koreans won't see anymore
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