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Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood facing wave of trials

10/19/2013 6:36am
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood faces a wave of trials unlike any it has seen in its history, threatening to put a large number of its senior leaders behind bars for years, even life, as military-backed authorities determined to cripple the group prepare prosecutions on charges including inciting violence and terrorism.

Tunisia: 9 believed behind police ambush killed

10/19/2013 10:31am
A Tunisian military operation has killed nine suspected terrorists and captured four, all of whom are believed to have been behind an ambush that left two police officers dead on Thursday.

Syria's civil war plays out on social media

10/19/2013 11:41am
Amid all the bloodshed, confusion and deadlock of Syria's civil war, one fact is emerging after 2 1/2 years _ no conflict ever has been covered this way.