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Saudi Arabia confirms Sudan president plane barred

08/06/2013 5:31am
Saudi Arabia's Civil Aviation Authority says the reason that the Sudanese president's plane was barred from crossing Saudi airspace en route to Iran earlier this weekend was because it did not ask for routine permission.

Jordan announces electricity price hike

08/06/2013 5:55am
Jordan's Cabinet says electricity prices will be raised 15 percent for businesses as of next week to ease a budget deficit that compromises economic growth and swells inflation.

In nervous Egypt, killings breed sinister theories

08/06/2013 6:17am
People living on Badr el-Din street say they found the two young men dumped in a pile of rubbish by a park on July 27. Amr Mohammed Salim, 22, a street vendor, was dead, hands bound and body covered with gashes, residents said. Hany Moussa, a 24-year-old kitchen helper, was still alive, but barely.

AP PHOTOS: Dubai migrant workers mark Ramadan

08/06/2013 7:39am
Across the Muslim world, families gather at sunset after the daylong fast during the holy month of Ramadan. In a parking lot in Dubai, a group of Muslim laborers from India _ separated from their homeland like millions of other workers across the Gulf _ come together to play a game of cricket and to swap stories late into the evening.

In tense Egypt, bodies are surfacing near protests

08/06/2013 9:39am
People living on Badr el-Din street say they found the two young men dumped in a pile of rubbish by a park on July 27. Amr Mohammed Salim, 22, a street vendor, was dead, hands bound and body covered with gashes, residents said. Hany Moussa, a 24-year-old kitchen helper, was still alive, but barely.

A look at Al-Qaida In Arabian Peninsula

08/06/2013 2:04pm
Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, the product of a merger between the terror group's Yemeni and Saudi branches, is considered al-Qaida's most dangerous branch of all.

Gold coins of Nevada recluse sold at auction $3.1M

08/06/2013 5:46pm
The last remnants of a fortune of coins found packed in ammunition boxes in the garage of a recluse who died last summer was auctioned Tuesday for more than $3.1 million _ but not before bidders got assurances they could return any of the rare $20 gold pieces that some collectors spotted as counterfeit.