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Massive protests shake up Israel

Nearly 300,000 Israelis took to the streets in Tel Aviv on Saturday, chanting, "The people demand social justice."

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War crimes and the bombing of Libya

Are we being dragged into a war  whose means violate the Geneva Conventions?  It is hard not to answer that question in anything but the affirmative.

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Obama’s “new chapter” for Middle East leaves questions unanswered

The president said the U.S. is opening "a new chapter in American diplomacy" centered on human rights and economic development. But the new policy has its own contradictions.

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Palestinians sign unity pact

Leaders of 14 Palestinian political parties including Fatah and Hamas announced a unity agreement in Cairo on Wednesday.

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World's unions call for ending attack on Bahrain labor

Those in the ruling circles intend to complete the transformation of the country into a totalitarian state.

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Iraqis wage grassroots fight for democracy

Eight years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, the Iraqi people are building a grassroots movement for democracy and an economy that works for them.

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UN okays "all necessary measures" against Gaddafi

The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously yesterday to call for the imposition of a no-fly zone over Libya, as well as "all necessary measures" to protect civilians.

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Spurred by youth protests, Palestinian leaders to hold unity talks

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced yesterday he will go to Gaza next week for unity talks with Hamas leaders, following mass youth demonstrations demanding an end to Palestinian disunity.

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Egypt and Iran: Middle East giants awaken

The outcome of events in Egypt and Iran has the potential to reshape the region for the coming century.

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Libya’s Gaddafi wages bloody war against protesters

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is waging a bloody war against his own people, drawing international condemnation - but some warn he is a "crafty survivalist."

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