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World - Region
11/19/2011 3:07:12 PM
Iraq's refusal to back Arab measures against Syria, which has since March been trying to crush a popular uprising, has confessional overtones and may boost sectarian division

World - Region
11/19/2011 2:20:53 PM
Hundreds of mourners gathered in Bahrain for the funeral of a young protester killed by a police vehicle as security forces were dispersing Shiite demonstrators rallying against Sunni rulers near an American naval base

World - Region
11/18/2011 7:56:07 PM

World - Region
11/13/2011 10:16:49 AM
Bahrain says a cell planning to 'target' its interior ministry, the Saudi embassy and a causeway linking the island state with neighbouring Saudi Arabia had been broken up and its members detained

Egypt - Politics
11/12/2011 6:03:52 PM
Just ahead of elections, a Shiite party's application for official recognition is rejected by the elections committee, stating failure to meet criteria

World - Region
11/3/2011 7:40:39 PM
The Shiite group Al-Wefaq declares the death of one of its prominent leaders after police forces attacked him, being one of many aggressions committed by the Sunni regime against the opposition Shiites

World - Region
10/25/2011 12:04:15 PM
Embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's exiled uncle arrives in Riyadh to offer his condolences over the death of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz

World - Region
10/22/2011 1:41:44 PM
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah pushes cautious social changes in the kingdom and guides it through a turbulent time that included an al Qaeda uprising and confrontation with Iran

World - Region
10/21/2011 2:00:31 PM
Watching Gaddafi's death, some Iraqis say they believe Libya could descend into vicious slaughter as Iraq did in 2006-2007 when sectarian violence killed thousands of people and pushed the country to edge of civil conflict

World - Region
10/16/2011 12:53:54 PM
Local media in Bahrain say the international panel investigating months of anti-government protests and crackdowns in the Gulf kingdom has interviewed more than 5,000 witnesses and alleged victims over the past three months

World - Region
10/13/2011 1:10:57 PM
Amid considerable divisions between Sunni Muslim tribal sheikhs and Iraq’s government in Anbar, questions emerge regarding the reemergence of Al-Qaeda in the province

World -
10/12/2011 10:30:03 AM
Bomb and gun attacks in Baghdad, including two suicide car bombings minutes apart on police stations, killed at least 15 people and wounded some 68 others on Wednesday

World - Region
10/11/2011 11:01:31 AM
Mufti Ahmad Hassoun warns Western powers of 'an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth' suicide bomber retributions if there is any foreign military intervention in Syria

World - Region
10/10/2011 5:55:15 PM
Officials in violence-wracked Bahrain begin work Monday on political reforms that include boosting parliamentary powers, but steps are dismissed as too little after more than eight months of clashes

World - Region
10/5/2011 12:20:31 PM
Protesters urged to use 'words' rather than 'bullets' in their fight for equality in the Sunni-ruled kingdom

World - Region
10/3/2011 3:15:50 PM
At least 14 Bahraini Shia sentenced to life in prison for their roles in the killing of a Pakistani man during unrest in March

World - Region
10/3/2011 10:33:22 AM
Armed militants bomb a police headquarter before taking hostage the police chief and mayor of Al-Baghdadi northwest of the Iraqi capital

World - Region
9/28/2011 3:41:01 PM
Shiites in Iran and Iraq are keeping a close eye at Syria's uprising that could bring to power hard-line Sunnis who are looking for a partner to strengthen their regional position

World - Region
9/27/2011 3:49:42 PM
A group of 38 women and seven girls arrested last week during a protest against Bahrain's parliamentary by-elections have reportedly been tortured or ill-treated, Amnesty International said

World - Region
9/27/2011 1:50:38 PM
Kuwaiti court jails Shiite tweeter for posting remarks that were deemed offensive to Sunni Muslims, while he denies charges claiming his account was hacked

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