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Al Qaeda plot allegedly behind US embassy closures

Al Qaeda plot is allegedly behind the sudden closure on Sunday of American embassies across the Middle East and North Africa.

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani: Meet Qatar's new emir

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani took over from his father Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani as the new emir of Qatar on Tuesday.

Saudi Arabia says it will deport Lebanese supporters of Hezbollah

Saudi Arabia has vowed to deport Lebanese nationals who support Hezbollah from the Kingdom.

US arms deal with UAE, Israel, Saudi Arabia, sends signal to Iran

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with leaders in the United Arab Emirates Thursday to seal an arms deal that aims at curbing Iranian influence in the region.

Egypt plays down Morsi comments on Jews

Egypt has played down anti-semitic remarks made three years ago by President Mohamed Morsi that caused controversy in Washington.

UAE arrests members of alleged terrorist organization

The United Arab Emirates authorities claim to have broken up a terrorist cell that was planning domestic and foreign attacks.

Kuwait elections: Thousands protests in support of boycotting vote

Kuwait was rocked with protests Friday on the eve of parliamentary elections, which many say are not free.

Assad could be offered safe passage if he leaves Syria, British PM

The British Prime Minister said in a recent interview that safe passage for Syria's president may be provided if he agrees to leave the country.

Pakistan offers reward for information on who shot young activist

Malala is recovering from surgery after being shot in the head Tuesday while leaving school in northwest Pakistan's Swat Valley.

Jordan TV show turns violent as MP pulls gun on political opponent - live

Politics got intense on Friday in Jordan, where a member of Parliament pulled a gun on an opposition activist on live television.  A heated debate between MP Mohammed Shawabka and political activist and former MP Mansour Sayf al-Din Murad over the Syrian regime, broadcast on the Jo Sat televison network, turned into a noisy, incensed shouting match before live audiences.
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