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World - Region
8/17/2011 1:22:00 PM
EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton sought to maintain pressure on Israel Wednesday after the Jewish state's latest approval for settlement expansion inside the occupied West Bank

World - Region
8/17/2011 12:13:20 PM
Russia continues to supply weapons to Syria despite international pressure to cease trading

Sports - Egyptian Football
8/16/2011 11:06:32 PM
An Ahly board member says the dismantled Egyptian regime tried to pressure the club into pardoning outcast goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary

World - Region
8/15/2011 4:21:36 PM
Abbas makes a financial appeal to Arab states as Israel and its supporters exert pressure on the Palestinian authorities to obstruct a Palestinian bid to gain state recognition from the UN in September

World - International
8/15/2011 11:46:20 AM
A veteran Indian social activist renews a fast to the death in New Delhi to force tougher laws against corruption, to the dismay of the embattled government as they grapple with scandals and a slowing economy

World - Region
8/13/2011 2:05:38 PM
Armoured vehicles entered the port city of Latakia and a village near Lebanon Saturday, activists said, causing residents to flee as the West seeks ways to pressure Damascus to end the violence

World - Region
8/13/2011 12:32:35 PM
The United States called on countries for the first time to stop buying Syrian oil and gas as it sought to build pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to end a brutal crackdown against protesters

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
8/13/2011 10:51:03 AM
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, whose disappearance in April caused an international outcry, still faces the threat of prison for alleged subversion

World - International
8/10/2011 3:54:48 PM
As a stronger rhetoric is used by PM Cameron, he remains under attack as some left-wing commentators refering to this situation as a "Katrina moment"

World - Region
8/10/2011 11:44:25 AM
International pressure on Syrian regime is growing while Assad security forces are stepping up their crackdown, killing more peaceful protesters in several cities

World - Region
8/10/2011 11:33:29 AM
Analysts argue that the Syrian regime will not respond to the recent international and Arab condemnation until there is a complete international isolation of Syria

World - Region
8/10/2011 11:16:13 AM
Israel's social protest movement calls for a mass protest on Saturday, to step up the pressures on the Israeli government

World - Region
8/9/2011 12:20:16 PM
As the possibility of Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh's return to Yemen remains inconclusive, Saudi Arabia and the US advise caution, warning that Saleh's return may cause a civil war

World - Region
8/8/2011 12:02:19 PM
In a new blow for president al-Assad, the chairman of the parliamentary committee on foreign relations calls the international community for a boycott of Syrian oil and gas exports to hatchet up pressure on the Syrian regime

Business - Economy
8/7/2011 1:29:22 PM
Shareholders in one of the country's leading food producers are eying a boycott of company products to pressure the chairman into meeting a legal demand it repurchases 28.5 million shares sold at average market price last year

Business - Economy
8/7/2011 11:58:27 AM
After $2.5 trillion was wiped from global markets in the last week, leaders are under mounting pressure to reassure investors that Western governments can reduce their growing public debt

World - Region
8/7/2011 11:18:35 AM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will announce a new bid to ease public anger over the high cost of living, coming one day after the quarter million protest

World - Region
8/6/2011 5:53:25 PM
Syria declares it will hold "free and transparent" elections by the end of 2011 as Arab and Western pressure intensifies over the suppression of pro-democracy protests

World - Region
8/6/2011 2:36:06 PM
Gulf council and European leaders stepping up pressure on Syria on the heels of Al-Assad's deadly crackdown on the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan

World - Region
8/2/2011 12:07:17 PM
No direct involvement by US is seen in Syria beyond diplomatic pressure on President Bashar al-Assad

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