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The Middle East Channel

Protests Erupt After Egyptian Court Drops Charges Against Mubarak

Protests erupted at Egyptian universities and demonstrators attempted to enter Cairo's Tahrir Square after an Egyptian court decided Saturday to drop criminal charges against ousted ...

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Syrian Airstrikes Kill Dozens in Raqqa

Syrian government warplanes struck the northern city of Raqqa, an Islamic State stronghold, Tuesday killing dozens of people, according to residents and activists. The British-based ...

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Negotiators Agree to Seven-Month Extension of Iran Nuclear Talks

Failing to reach an agreement by the November 24 deadline, six world powers and Iran have agreed to extend talks over Tehran's nuclear development program ...

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Tunisians Vote in First Post-Revolution Presidential Election

Tunisians voted Sunday to pick their first directly elected president following the country's 2011 revolution that ousted Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. Official results have not ...

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Kerry Meets With Zarif for Talks on Iran’s Nuclear Program

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Vienna Thursday as world powers and Iran push to negotiate ...

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Kerry Works to Unify Stance Ahead of Iran Nuclear Deadline

As the November 24 deadline for reaching a deal over Iran's nuclear program approaches, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is working to ensure a ...

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Suicide Bomber Hits Iraqi Kurdish Capital

A suicide car bomber killed an estimated five people and wounded up to 22 others in Erbil around midday Wednesday, in the first major attack ...

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Two Palestinians Kill Four People in a Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

Two Palestinian men, armed with a gun, knives, and axes, attacked a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday morning killing four Israelis and wounding up to eight others, ...

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Obama Confirms Islamic State’s Killing of Hostage Peter Kassig

U.S. President Barack Obama confirmed the death of Peter Kassig, a 26-year-old aid worker and former U.S. soldier, after a video was released Sunday seemingly ...

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U.N. Proposal for Aleppo Ceasefire Gains Tentative Momentum

Both the Syrian regime and the opposition coalition have committed to studying U.N. envoy Staffan de Mistura's plan for a "freeze" to the fighting in ...

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