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Yemenis Pay The Price For Saudi Arabia-Iran Rivalry

Monday, March 30, 2015

Saudi-led airstrikes continue in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. And as usual, there was no warning. Residents worry that soon the battle will move from the sky to Yemen's soil.

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Saudi Airstrikes Could Be Precursor To Ground Invasion In Yemen

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Saudi Arabia shares an 1,100-mile border with Yemen, a country quickly falling into anarchy. The Saudis have led airstrikes against rebel Houthi forces, but ground forces might not be far behind.

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Couple Spends Millions To Save Migrants In The Mediterranean

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

With record numbers fleeing the Middle East and Africa in overcrowded boats, the Catrambone family is conducting private rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Attack On Museum Seen As Strike Against Tunisian Economy

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Tunisia is reeling after a deadly attack on the Bardo National Museum left at least 20 foreign tourists dead. The gunmen took hostages before police shot two of the militants and caught at least one.

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Companies Worried About Hackers Turn To Cyber Insurance

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Health insurer Premera Blue Cross says hackers may have compromised 11 million of its customer accounts. Such attacks are worrying companies, and they're increasingly turning to cyber insurance.

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Tunisian Officials Still Investigating Deadly Museum Attack

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

At least 21 people, including 17 tourists, were killed in Tunis Wednesday when gunmen stormed a museum, Prime Minister Habib Essid says.

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Egyptians Fight ISIS Fear-Mongering With Punchlines And Parody

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Some Egyptians have decided to fight back against ISIS propaganda with parodies of the militant group's gruesome videos.

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In Malta, Journalist Makes A Bridge Between Somalia And Asylum

Saturday, March 07, 2015

After fleeing mortal threats in Somalia, a radio journalist found himself languishing in Malta. He's decided to settle in and is starting a radio program for the many other Somalis there in limbo.

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Egyptian Blogger Sentenced Amid Opposition Crackdown

Monday, February 23, 2015

An Egyptian blogger who was an emblem of the democracy movement was sentenced Monday to five years in prison as the government cracks down on opposition.

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Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Jailed For 5 Years

Monday, February 23, 2015

Blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah and 24 others were convicted of violating a law banning unlicensed protests. Activists said the sentences underscore the lengths the government will go to to stifle dissent.

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ISIS Beheadings In Libya Devastate An Egyptian Village

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The small hamlet of el-Aour is reeling from the massacre of 13 of its men in Libya, where they worked. A lack of jobs in Egypt means laborers still head to neighboring Libya, despite the danger.

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Defense Posts In Libya's Rival Governments Illustrate Country's Decline

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Libya is a country divided. We hear from the defense ministers for the rival governments at war with each other. Extremism is thriving in the security vacuum.

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Egypt Urges The World To Back Its Retaliation To ISIS Killings

Monday, February 16, 2015

Egypt is conducting airstrikes on positions held by the self-declared Islamic State in Libya, in response to a video apparently showing the militants' beheading of Egyptians on the Libyan coast.

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Egypt Vows To Avenge Deaths Of Coptic Christians

Monday, February 16, 2015

A video from the so-called Islamic State purports to show a mass beheading of Coptic Christians from Egypt. The 21 Egyptians were kidnapped in Libya in December and January.

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After Over A Year In Egyptian Prison, Freed Journalist Recalls His Nightmare

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Mohamed Fahmy, one of the Al-Jazeera journalists just freed from Egyptian custody, recounts what he calls the nightmare of the last 14 months and talks about what comes next.

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After More Than 400 Days In Egyptian Jail, Journalists Released โ€” For Now

Thursday, February 12, 2015

An Egyptian court released Al-Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy on bail, but their case hasn't been dismissed. For more details, David Greene speaks with NPR's Leila Fadel in Cairo.

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Examining The Years Since Egypt's Arab Spring

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

It's been four years since Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned during the Arab Spring. Since then, the new government has cracked down on dissent.

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Putin Receives Warm Royal Welcome In Egypt

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a present to Cairo for the Egyptian president โ€” a Kalashnikov rifle. The two leaders also signed a deal for a Russian nuclear plant.

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Libya Today: 2 Governments, Many Militias, Infinite Chaos

Friday, February 06, 2015

Libya's internationally recognized government is struggling to operate from the small eastern city of Bayda, far from Tripoli. The government's fate reflects the chaos that reigns in Libya today.

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Egypt Frees Journalist Accused Of Aiding Muslim Brotherhood

Monday, February 02, 2015

Australian journalist Peter Greste has been freed by Egyptian authorities. The Al-Jazeera reporter had been imprisoned for months accused of aiding the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood.

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