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  • Amnesty International: 'New wave of repression' in Saudi Arabia

     
    A new report by Amnesty International says hundreds have been arrested in a "new wave of repression" on demonstrators in Saudi Arabia. Protests are banned in Saudi Arabia....
  • Blasts kill nearly two dozen Shiite pilgrims in Iraq

     
    Attacks on Shiite Muslim pilgrims in Iraq: Nearly two dozen Iraqis were killed and more than 75 wounded Monday in at least seven attacks on pilgrims headed to or from the Shiite holy city of Karbala in southern Iraq....
  • Forever 21 expands in China with support from L.A. mayor

     
    Clothing retailer Forever 21 holds a signing ceremony attended by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to open a store in Beijing....
  • Tension rises in Congo as election results delayed

     
    Tension rises in Congo with violence expected and election results delayed: Election results in the Democratic Republic of Congo will be delayed 48 hours, state television announced late Tuesday, fueling tension in a controversial election that many...
  • Congo bracing for violent protests with election results due

     
    The Democratic Republic of Congo braced Tuesday for violent protests after the scheduled release late in the day of election results that likely will usher in a new term for President Joseph Kabila....
  • Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah makes rare appearance

     
    Hezbollah leader makes rare appearance: The leader of Hezbollah struck a defiant note Tuesday, warning those “banking on change” that the militant Shiite Muslim group in Lebanon is continuing to build its military arsenal, as he made a rare...
  • Bombings targeting Shiite Muslims in Afghanistan kill at least 58

     
    Bomb blasts targeting Shiite Muslim gatherings in Kabul and Mazar-e-Sharif killed at least 58 people and injured more than 180 others on Tuesday, a rare outbreak of sectarian violence in a country wracked by 10 years of war with Taliban insurgents....
  • Syria says a deal is close on Arab League monitors

     
    With the threat of more sanctions looming, Syria said Monday that it is ready to sign a deal soon with the Arab League allowing foreign observers into the country to monitor a plan aimed at ending months of deadly unrest. The Arab League said Syria has...
  • In Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood's party boycotts advisory council

     
    Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, Islamists, Arab Spring: In another sign of the rift between Islamists and the ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces over the writing of Egypt's new constitution, the Muslim Brotherhood has decided to pull out of a civilian...
  • Jerusalem orders ramp to Temple Mount and Al Aqsa Mosque closed

     
    REPORTING FROM JERUSALEM -- Jerusalem officials have ordered a ramp leading from the Western Wall plaza up to Temple Mount and Al Aqsa mosque closed immediately, a controversial move in an area of competing religious and political claims. The Mughrabi...
  • Happy birthday, Naguib Mahfouz

     
    Dec. 11 is Naguib Mahfouz's 100th birthday. Mahfouz is the only writer from the Arab world to be awarded the Nobel literature prize. His work has been reprinted in a 20-volume set from American University in Cairo Press....