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Egypt’s revolution: diary of an “intellectual guerilla”

Exclusive, from Alexandria, Egypt: For the sake of my grandchildren and their generation, I write my impressions about this wondrous event, how it developed, its highlights and its climax.

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Mubarak’s fall poses new challenge for U.S.

The fall of President Hosni Mubarak came after a wave of strikes demonstrated the depth and breadth of the Egyptian uprising.

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In Iran, grand economic surgery and terror combine

As winds of change blow across the Middle East from Tunisia to Egypt to Yemen it will be interesting to see if the flame of resistance is reignited on the streets of Iran.

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Egypt uprising is turning point for region and U.S.

When the mass uprising in Tunisia spread to Egypt last week, it took a qualitative turn: Egypt occupies a highly strategic position in the region and has for decades been a linchpin of American policy there.

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Tunisian uprising inspires democracy fight

The North African country of Tunisia exploded with a mass democratic uprising in December 2010 and it is still unfolding today with regional repercussions.

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On eight-nation trip, Chavez promotes multi-polar world

On a eight-country tour, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez signed 69 agreements and said his country seeks to build a multi-polar world.

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At UN, Obama highlights break with Bush policies

Obama's boldest statements came in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, when he dismissed "cynics" who say a just peace is impossible.

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World Notes: Colombia, Iraq, South Africa, Cambodia, Romania, Cuba

Labor killings in Colombia, orphans in Iraq, agribusiness in South Africa, garment workers in Cambodia, health care in Romania and Cuba.

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World Notes: India, Iraq, Kenya, Spain, Venezuela, Cuba

Tribal rights win in India, union repression in Iraq, Kenya controversy, cuts in Spain, education in Venezuela, Cuba's oil.

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A view from Iraq

How the Iraqis see it: an interview with Salam Ali of the Iraqi Communist Party on the continuing political impasse in Iraq and the withdrawal of U.S. combat forces.

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