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  • Palestinian Authority’s Abbas says talks with Israel at impasse

     
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that exploratory peace talks with Israel are at an impasse....
  • Jordanian blogger stabbed after post that criticized royal family

     
    Female blogger Enass Musallam of Jordan was stabbed after leaving a cafe in the nation's capital last week, apparently because of her critical writings of the royal family. Some authorities have blamed her for the attack....
  • Clashes erupt across Syria; at least 48 reported dead

     
    Clashes between Syrian government forces and the rebel Free Syrian Army erupted across the country, despite the peace plan that calls on both sides to lay down their arms....
  • Syrians on both sides sour on U.N. monitors [Video]

     
    As the death toll continues to tick upward in Syria, some Syrians opposed to the government have grown impatient with the United Nations monitors sent to bear witness to its peace plan....
  • Israel approves release of tax funds to Palestinian Authority

     
    Israel Palestinian Authority West Bank A cash-strapped Palestinian Authority received a reprieve Wednesday as Israel approved the release of about $200 million in taxes collected during October and November....
  • In our pages: Buying banned books in the Middle East

     
    What's the most widely requested banned book at Al Taliya Books in Amman, Jordan? Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses." Al Taliya Books is the place readers go when they want to get a book that has been officially banned, Borzou......
  • JORDAN: Thousands of demonstrators protest food prices, denounce government

     
    In an unprecedented development in Jordan, protests similar to those that have rocked Tunisia and Algeria in recent weeks erupted in the Arab kingdom Friday. Thousands of people took to the streets of the capital, Amman, and several other cities......
  • JORDAN: King calls for political, economic reforms after weeks of demonstrations

     
    Following two weeks of demonstrations in various cities across Jordan against high commodity prices and government policies, the country's ruler King Abdullah II said on Wednesday that it's time to bring about more political and economic reforms in the...
  • EGYPT: U.S. Embassy in Cairo closed indefinitely

     
    The U.S. Embassy in Egypt has been closed indefinitely, spokeswoman Elizabeth Coulton told CNN, although it is still offering 24-hour emergency assistance. Embassy staff in have been overwhelmed by inquiries and the State Department now has a 24/7 task...
  • The pros and cons of sending big-name anchors to Egypt

     
    That wasn't exactly a welcome wagon that rolled out in Egypt these last few days for U.S. journalists who rushed there to cover the civil strife. CNN's Anderson Cooper and his crew were shoved around, a Fox News team ended......
  • JORDAN: Clashes erupt at pro-democracy rally in Amman [Updated]

     
    Jordan has had regular peaceful protests in recent days, pressing King Abdullah for political reforms, but a Friday demonstration outside the Husseini mosque in Amman turned unexpectedly violent when a gang of more than 100 pro-government counter-...