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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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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
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
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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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why Was Arafat Killed?
The rise and rise of Islamic music
Is Croatia's 'yes' vote tyranny of the majority?
Jewish suffering, Palestinian suffering
Ukraine: A victim of Euro-Russian divide?
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.
A temporary truce in Thai protests
Tensions ease between police and anti-government demonstrators as country pauses to observe king's birthday.
In Pictures: Troubled paradise of Kashmir
Kashmir's inherent beauty remains undiminished despite years of conflict that has swept the region.
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