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  • Syrian actress backs protesters, causes sensation

     
    Syrian actress Fadwa Sulayman has taken a very public stance against President Bashar Assad's regime and become a heroine in opposition circles. Sulayman appeared alongside Syrian protesters in the besieged city of Homs....
  • Occupy Wall Street protesters wed, consider sharing tent

     
    Occupy wedding: A couple who met six weeks ago protesting at Occupy Wall Street married Sunday in the encampment, the New York Daily News reported....
  • Vatican to take legal action over Benetton ad featuring the pope

     
    The Vatican is taking legal action to prevent the circulation of Benetton ad. Benetton's latest campaign included a doctored image depicting Pope Benedict kissing a leading Muslim imam....
  • Egyptian activist posts nude photos to protest repression

     
    A young Egyptian feminist and political activist has startled the nation by posting a nude self-portrait on a blog she calls a scream “against a society of violence, racism, sexism, sexual harassment and hypocrisy.” The revealing protest by...
  • Hundreds injured as Egyptian police clash with protesters

     
    Egypt, protests, military, violence: More than 500 protesters were injured Saturday in clashes with riot police in another eruption of Egyptian anger ahead next week's parliamentary elections....
  • Afghan loya jirga endorses Karzai's goals for U.S. security pact

     
    A group of tribal elders and other community leaders on Saturday voiced approval of President Hamid Karzai’s conditions for a security pact with the United States after most combat troops leave in 2014....
  • Kadafi son Seif Islam reported captured in Libya

     
    REPORTING FROM BEIRUT -- Forces loyal to Libya’s provisional government have captured Seif Islam Kadafi, the fugitive son and onetime heir apparent of Libya’s late ruler, Moammar Kadafi, according to news agency accounts from Libya. A...
  • FBI didn't seem to take New York terrorism plot seriously

     
    Terrorism suspect: The FBI may not have have been convinced that terrorism suspect Jose Pimentel was a serious threat....
  • Mosque becomes hospital for protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square

     
    The Omar Makram mosque on Cairo's Tahrir Square has become a hospital, a collision of religious devotion and emergency-room heroics set against the background of an uprising that Egyptian government health officials say has killed at least 22 and...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton: Syria conflict could become civil war

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned Friday that Syria could plummet into a full-fledged civil war, echoing what her Russian counterpart said a day earlier. The Syrian opposition says that growing numbers of army soldiers have been deserting...
  • Egyptian protest targets military prior to parliamentary voting

     
    Banners waved and angry slogans echoed as tens of thousands of Egyptians protested Friday against the ruling military council. Protesters fear Egypt's military council has hijacked a revolution that once bore the hope of leading the restive Arab world...