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Zawahri condemns crackdown on Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

CAIRO (Reuters) – Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has described the army-installed government’s crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt as a “brutal crime” & urged Egyptians to resist what…

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Syrian opposition elects moderate Islamist as prime minister

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis & Dasha Afanasieva ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The opposition Syrian National Coalition elected a moderate Islamist as provisional prime minister on Saturday, hoping to avoid being sidelined…

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U.S. says hopes China, Japan push diplomacy on isles spat

BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States hopes that tentative diplomatic engagement between China & Japan amid their dispute over a group of islands in the East China Sea is successful…

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Egypt pursues crackdown on Sinai militants as protests held

By Michael Georgy CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian troops & helicopter gunships attacked Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday in a drive to crush a security threat now spilling…

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US, Russia seal landmark deal on Syria weapons

The United States & Russia on Saturday unveiled an ambitious plan to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons by the middle of next year & left the door open to sanctions if…

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U.S.-Russia deal will allow Assad to "delay and deceive" – McCain, Graham say

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A deal between the United States & Russia to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons will afford Syrian President Bashar-al Assad months to “delay & deceive” while more die…

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Obama says U.S. remains prepared to act on Syria if diplomacy fails

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama vowed on Saturday that Syria will be held to account if it fails to live up to its promises to surrender…

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