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Egyptian army prepares crackdown on pro-Morsi protests

Egyptian army prepares crackdown on pro-Morsi protests Sun, 11 Aug, 2013

Egyptian security forces are preparing to besiege supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi who are gathered in Cairo protest camps.
Israel approves nearly 1,200 new settlement homes

Israel approves nearly 1,200 new settlement homes Sun, 11 Aug, 2013

Israel has invited bids to build nearly 1,200 new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank and annexed east Jerusalem.
Yemeni soldiers killed by militants at gas export plant

Yemeni soldiers killed by militants at gas export plant Sun, 11 Aug, 2013

Gunmen killed five Yemeni soldiers in their sleep early on Sunday in an attack on forces guarding the country's only liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal insouthern Yemen, a local official said.
Iraq car bombings leave 91 dead amid Eid al-Fitr celebrations

Iraq car bombings leave 91 dead amid Eid al-Fitr celebrations Sun, 11 Aug, 2013

A wave of car bombings, mainly targeting cafes and markets around the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, killed 91 people on Saturday as they were out celebrating the end of Ramadan. 
Activists: 20 people killed in Syrian air raid

Activists: 20 people killed in Syrian air raid Sat, 10 Aug, 2013

Air strikes by the Syrian military have killed at least 20 people in the northwestern province of Latakia overnight, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
US embassies to reopen after alert

US embassies to reopen after alert Fri, 09 Aug, 2013

The State Department says that 18 of the 19 U.S. embassies and consulates in the Middle East and Africa that have been closed due to a terrorist threat will reopen on Sunday or Monday.
Air strike kills Egypt militants targeting Israel

Air strike kills Egypt militants targeting Israel Fri, 09 Aug, 2013

Four Islamist militants were killed by a missile strike in Egypt's North Sinai region on Friday as they prepared to launch rockets at Israel, Egyptian security sources said. 
Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr worldwide

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr worldwide Thu, 08 Aug, 2013

Muslims across the world began to celebrate the holiday of eid al-Fitr on Thursday, beginning the day with morning prayers after one month of fasting. 
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